Another tough build, yet affordable Android smartphones from our beloved smartphone vendor. Nokia has launched two new Android smartphones in India – the Nokia 5.3 and Nokia C3.
In a nutshell, both the Nokia 5.3 and Nokia C3 flaunts a big display, all-day battery, stock Android 10 + guaranteed regular updates, and a 1-year no question asked replacement guarantee.
The Nokia 5.3 price starts at Rs 13,999 which is for the base 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. There is also a 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of the phone, which will retail for Rs 15,499. For colour choices, you get to choose from Cyan, Sand, and Charcoal colour options. The phone is already up for pre-order on Nokia online store and will start shipping from September 1st 2020.
Nokia C3, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 7499 for the base 2GB RAM and 16GB storage variant. While the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model will retail for Rs 8,999. The phone will be available for purchase starting September 17 and pre-order for the same will start on September 10 on Nokia India online store. For colour choices, you get to choose Cyan and Sand colour options.
Go Big with Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3 has an elegant 2.5D glass front which covers the big 6.55-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio on 20:9 and a scratch-resistant composite back for extended durability. Under the hood, the phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR4x RAM + 64GB storage or 6GB LPDDR4x RAM + 64GB storage options. The storage can be further expanded via a microSD card that has its own dedicated card slot.
On the camera side, the Nokia 5.3 packs a quad-camera module. This includes the 13-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 5-megapixel ultra-wide camera with 118-degree FOV, 2-megapixel Macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. In the front for selfies, you have the 8-megapixel shooter placed in the water-drop cut out on the screen.
|Display||6.55-inch HD+ with 20:9 aspect ratio|
|Processor||Qualcomm® Snapdragon 665|
|RAM/Storage||4/6GB RAM + 64GB storage (expandable with microSD card)|
|OS||Android 10 OS|
|13 MP f/1.8 + 2 MP depth sensor + 5 MP ultra-wide + 2 MP Macro|
|Front camera||8 MP f/2.0|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC|
|Extras||3.5 mm headphone jack, Google Assistant button|
|Battery||4000 mAh Battery|
Connectivity options include, 4G LTE, VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and 3.5 mm headphone jack support. It got a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a dedicated Google Assistant button on the side. The phone packs 4000mAh battery with support for 10W charging.
Nokia C3 features a sturdy polycarbonate shell that adds extra durability and the company is offering 1-year replacement guarantee over it. The phone flaunts a 5.99-inch HD+ IPS with toughed glass. Under the hood, the phone is powered by a 1.6 GHz octa-core Unisoc SC9863A processor coupled with 2GB RAM + 16GB storage or 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. You can further expand the storage with 128GB using a microSD card.
- Display: 5.99-inch HD+
- Processor: 1.6 GHz octa-core Unisoc SC9863A
- RAM/Storage: 2/3GB RAM + 16GB/32GB storage (expandable with microSD card)
- Android 10 OS
- Rear camera: 8 MP f/2.0
- Front camera: 5 MP f/2.4
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC
- Extras: 3.5 mm headphone jack, Google Assistant button
- 3040 mAh Battery
The Nokia C3 comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and flash support. For selfies, there is a 5-megapixel camera featuring an f/2.4 aperture. On the connectivity front, the phone support 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Micro USB (USB 2.0) and 3.5 mm headphone jack. It got a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a dedicated Google Assistant button on the side. The phone packs 3040mAh battery with support for clever adaptive battery technology.