Nokia C1

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Nokia C1
ManufacturerHMD Global
SloganLevel Up[1]
Compatible networks
  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
    WCDMA: 1, 2, 5, 8
  • Network speed 3G
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer (G-sensor)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
SuccessorNokia C10
RelatedNokia C1 Plus
Nokia 2
Nokia C2[2]
TypeAndroid phone
Dimensions147.6 mm (5.81 in) H
71.4 mm (2.81 in) W
8.7 mm (0.34 in) D
Mass155 g (5.5 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 9 Pie (Go Edition)
CPU1.3 GHz Quad Core
Memory1 GB
Storage16 GB
Removable storagemicroSD (supports up to 64 GB)
Batteryremovable 2,500 mAh
Charging5V 1A
Display5.45"; toughened glass; type: FWVGA+ IPS
Rear camera5 MP
Front camera5 MP
ConnectivityMicro-USB port, Dual Nano SIM cards ports, 3.5 mm audio jack
Data inputstouch screen, voice with Google Assistant button

The Nokia C1 is an Android Go budget smartphone with 3G network speed, announced on December 11, 2019, by Nokia brand licensee HMD Global.[3][1][4]


Two cameras and two flashes[edit]

The smartphone has two, front and rear, 5 megapixel (MP) cameras.[1] Nokia C1 has also two, front and rear, flashes.[4]


The smartphone has 5.4" (5.4 inches) display.[1]

Battery, radio and storage[edit]

The smartphone has 2,500 milliampere hour (mAh) removable battery, 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio, 16 Gigabit (GB) of storage, and a microSD memory card slot.[4]

Operating system[edit]

Nokia C1 has Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) operating system with 1 GB of RAM and Quad Core 1.3 Gigahertz (GHz) processor as CPU.[1]


The slogan for the Nokia C1 was "Level Up", as Nokia explaining, the smartphone was built for great flash-lit selfies with the front camera, getting video calls, and watching YouTube with a bigger, 5.4" display.[1] As HMD Global spokesman Juho Sarvikas said, "Millions of consumers across markets in Africa, Middle East and APAC will upgrade from a feature phone to their first smartphone. Nokia C1 is a smartphone they can trust — bringing quality experiences at an affordable price with 3G connectivity."[4]


Nokia has launched the successor to the Nokia C1 smartphone with the name Nokia C1 Plus in 2020 which comes with Android 11 Go Edition and has other upgraded specifications including a 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 in-cell display (1520 x 720 pixels), a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB storage, MicroSD card expandable storage up to 128GB, single / Dual SIM variants, a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, a 5-megapixel front camera with LED flash, a 3000mAh removable battery and supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, micro USB and 3.5mm headphone jack connectivity options. It measures 149.1 × 71.2 × 8.75mm and weighs 146 grams.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Nokia C1". Nokia. Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  2. ^ "Android Go-powered Nokia C2 debuts with front-facing flash". GSMArena. March 16, 2020. Retrieved March 16, 2020.
  3. ^ Carrasqueira, João (December 11, 2019). "HMD introduces a new Android Go phone, the Nokia C1". Neowin. Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d Shukla, Gaurav (December 11, 2019). "Nokia C1 With Android Pie (Go Edition), 5-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched: Specifications". NDTV. Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  5. ^ "Nokia launches Nokia C1 Plus Android 10 Go Edition and Nokia 5.4 smartphones". Android Crunch. December 15, 2020. Retrieved January 7, 2021.