HMD Global launches four affordable Nokia smartphones at CES 2022
HMD Global has launched four new entry-level Nokia smartphones at the ongoing CES 2022 event. The line-up includes the Nokia C100, Nokia C200, Nokia G100, and Nokia G400 models. They will be first available in the US and the line-up starts at $99 (around Rs. 7,400). All the handsets run on the latest Android 12 operating system.
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The new Nokia models announced at CES 2022 further expand the company's portfolio of budget-friendly smartphones. The Nokia G400 debuts as the company's most affordable 5G smartphone to date and boasts features such as a 120Hz display, a 48MP triple rear camera setup, and a Snapdragon 480 processor. The handsets are expected to arrive in India later this year.
Nokia C100 is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset
The Nokia C100 has a conventional screen with prominent top and bottom bezels and a single camera housed within a capsule-shaped module on the back side. The device is backed by a MediaTek Helio A22 processor, paired with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a 4,000mAh battery. It costs $99 (around Rs. 7,370).
Nokia C200 has a 6.1-inch display
The Nokia C200 offers a similar set of specifications as the Nokia C100 model but with a bigger 6.1-inch display. On the rear, it has a single camera. The device is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a 4,000mAh battery. It is priced at $119 (approximately Rs. 8,860).
Nokia G100 packs a 5,000mAh battery
The Nokia G100 bears a 6.5-inch display with an HD+ resolution and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor embedded within the power button for secure biometric authentication. On the rear, it has a triple camera module. The handset draws power from a Snapdragon 615 processor, combined with a 5,000mAh battery. It carries a price-tag of $149 (around Rs. 11,000).
Nokia G400 is fueled by a Snapdragon 480 5G SoC
The Nokia G400 has a waterdrop notch-style display with a prominent bottom bezel and a 120Hz refresh rate. On the rear, it has a triple camera setup headlined by a 48MP main snapper. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 480 processor, paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is the company's most affordable 5G smartphone at $239 (roughly Rs. 17,800).