Nokia C22 with Android 13, 5,000mAh battery & Octa-Core Unisoc chipset launched in India: Price Under Rs 10,000

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* Nokia C22 has been launched in India officially.
* The handset ships with a 6.5-inch display but with HD+ resolution, Android 13 (Go Edition), a 13MP primary camera sensor, and a large 5000mAh battery.
* Nokia C22’s price starts at Rs 7,999.
* Other specification of the Nokia C22 includes a 6.5-inch HD+ (720×1,600 pixels) LCD display.
* The phone is available in two storage variants – 2GB+64GB and 4GB+64GB.
* It offers a battery life of up to three days.

HMD Global ,the home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia C22, an affordable smartphone with exceptional durability, outperforming the competition with improved drop protection.

Nokia C22 is built to last and comes with signature three-day battery life , dual 13MP rear and 8MP selfie cameras backed by advanced imaging algorithms, an Octa-core processor, and the best of AndroidTM 13 (Go edition) straight out of the box.

Adam Ferguson, Head of Product Marketing, HMD Global: “The Nokia C-series has always been about providing reliable, affordable smartphones that offer a great user experience and the Nokia C22 is no exception delivering better durability against drops, resulting in a robust device that you can trust to last and keep for longer.”    

Nokia C22 Pricing, Offers, and Availability

The Nokia C22 is available in India today in Charcoal, Sand, and Purple colours, with prices starting from INR 7999, and comes in 4GB (2GB + 2GB Virtual RAM) and 6GB (4GB + 2GB Virtual RAM) clubbed with 64GB storage configuration (support for up to 256 GB additional memory).

Nokia C22Jio Partner Offer: Nokia also brings benefits for Jio Plus (Postpaid) users on the INR 399 plan, which provides 75GB monthly data + 3 add-on SIMs. Customers can give a missed call on 70000 70000 for Jio SIM home delivery.

Jio Plus (Postpaid) Nokia phone users will get special benefits worth up to INR 3,500 as 100 GB additional Data (10 GB Additional Monthly Data for 10 months) worth INR 1000 and additional coupons worth up to INR 2500 in the form of:

i) 3-month EazyDiner subscription worth INR 700
ii)  INR 750 off on flights over INR 4500 on Ixigo
iii)  3 months ET Prime Subscription worth INR 1100 at INR 49 only.

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Nokia C22 Features

A strong design, rigorously tested to last

Outperforming the competition in rigorous free fall testsi, Nokia C22 is prepared to take on the unexpected moments of daily life. It’s kept safe from scuffs and scrapes thanks to IP52 splash and dust protection, toughened 2.5D display glass, and rigid metal chassis housed within a strong polycarbonate unibody design. And if that is not enough, it comes with the one-year replacement guarantee promised by Nokia.

Capture incredible memories with crisp detail in any light

To get the most out of the 13MP dual rear and 8MP front cameras, Nokia C22 is packed with advanced imaging algorithms that give clear pictures from sunrise to sunset. Take focused portrait shots with beautifully blurred backgrounds. Night-time imagery has just the right amount of light and contrasts thanks to a new, bespoke Night mode algorithm. That, combined with Auto HDR support for extra clarity, captures life’s key moments in dazzling quality on a 6.5” HD+ display.

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Latest features for improved efficiency

Thanks to the streamlined OS with no bloatware, your storage space, and mobile data plan will go further.  Memory extension turns unused storage space into an additional 2GB of Virtual memory (RAM), making multitasking simple and smooth.

Secure and built for the long run

Over 60% of digital fraudvi comes from mobile devices – Nokia C22 receives regular security updates for at least two yearsvii to keep you safe and continues evolving to protect you from new cyber threats. Quickly and securely unlock your phone with face unlock and the rear fingerprint sensor.

A powerful 5000 mAh battery is supported by the Battery Saver feature that’s unique to Nokia phones, so you can go three whole days without worrying about charging.

Nokia C22 In-Box Accessories include

  • Charger with USB-C™.
  • Add further protection for your Nokia C22 with a clear case. The ultra-slim, lightweight case doesn’t hide your phone’s design and provides increased impact protection.

Nokia C22 Specifications

Nokia C22

* 6.5-inch (1600 × 720 pixels) HD+ V-notch 20:9 toughened glass display
* 1.6GHz Unisoc SC9863A Octa-Core processor with IMG8322 GPU
* 2GB / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
* Android 13 (Go edition)
* Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
* 13MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash, 2MP macro sensor
* 8MP front-facing camera
* Rear-mound fingerprint sensor
* 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
* Dust and Splash resistant (IP52)
* Dimensions: 164.6 x 75.89 x 8.55 mm; Weight: 190g
* 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
* 5000mAh battery with 10W charging

The Nokia C22 is not the only phone in the segment with the Android 13 Go edition and an affordable price tag. Recently, Motorola launched the Moto E13 for Rs 6,999 (2GB RAM and 64GB storage) and goes up to Rs 7,999 for the 4GB RAM variant.

It also features modest specifications, including a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display, an octa-core Unisic T606 chipset, a single 13-megapixel camera, and a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging.


Key Specs

Processor Unisoc SC9863A
Rear Camera 13 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera 8 MP
Battery 5000 mAh
Display 6.5 inches (16.51 cm)


Launch Date May 11, 2023 (Official)
Operating System Android v13
Custom UI Android Go


Chipset Unisoc SC9863A
CPU Octa core (1.6 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55 + 1.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)
Architecture 32 bit
Fabrication 28 nm
Graphics PowerVR GE8322

Very Good 


Display Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 6.5 inches (16.51 cm)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Pixel Density 270 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 81.76 %
Bezel-less display Yes with waterdrop notch
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


Height 164.6 mm Compare Size 
Width 75.8 mm
Thickness 8.5 mm

Very Good 
Weight 190 grams

Build Material Back: Polycarbonate
Colours Purple, Sand, Charcoal
Waterproof Yes, Splash proof, IP52
Ruggedness Dust proof


Camera Setup Dual
Resolution 13 MP, Wide Angle, Primary Camera
2 MP, Macro Camera
Autofocus Yes
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps
Camera Setup Single
Resolution 8 MP, Primary Camera
Flash No


Capacity 5000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Removable No
USB Type-C Yes


Internal Memory 64 GB

Best in Class 
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 256 GB
Storage Type eMMC 5.1

Network & Connectivity

SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11 b/g/n)
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.2
GPS Yes with A-GPS
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging


FM Radio Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm


Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

Faqs on Nokia C22

1) What are Nokia C22 specifications?

Ans) Nokia C22 Specifications are :-
* Display: The Nokia C22 sports a 6.5-inch HD+ display with 1600 × 720 pixels resolution, a waterdrop notch for the selfie shooter, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and toughened glass layer for protection.
* Processor: The handset is powered by the Unisoc SC9863A octa-core processor with IMG8322 GPU.
* RAM and Storage: The phone packs 2GB / 4GB RAM and 64GB storage that is further expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.
* OS: The handset runs on Android 13 (Go Edition).
* Cameras: The Nokia C22 packs a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and a 2MP macro sensor. There is an 8MP front camera for selfies and video chats.
* Connectivity: Connectivity options on the handset include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and a USB Type-C.
* Battery: The Nokia C22 packs a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging support.
* Other: There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

2) What is Nokia C22 price in India & sale?

Ans) The Nokia C22 is priced at Rs 7,999 for the 2GB RAM model and Rs 8,499 for the 4GB RAM version. The handset comes in Charcoal, Sand, and Purple colours and is available already via offline stores. As a part of the launch offer, Nokia is offering benefits for Jio Plus users on the Rs 399 plan. This offers 75GB monthly data + 3 add-on SIMs.
The postpaid customers will get special benefits worth up to Rs 3,500 as 100GB additional Data (10GB additional monthly data for 10 months) and additional coupons worth up to Rs 2,500 in the form of a 3-month EazyDiner subscription worth Rs 700, Rs 750 off on flights over Rs 4500 on Ixigo and 3 months ET Prime Subscription worth Rs 1100 at Rs 49 only.

3) Which is the latest budget Nokia Phone launched in India ?

Ans) Nokia C22 launched in India as the latest budget offering that comes with a waterdrop notch to accommodate the selfie shooter, dual camera sensors on the back, and a physical fingerprint sensor for security, which is a good thing considering most budget phones rely on pin or pattern authentication. The Nokia C22 ships with a 6.5-inch display but with HD+ resolution, Android 13 (Go Edition), a 13MP primary camera sensor, and a large 5,000mAh battery on board.

4) What are the colours available on sale in Nokia C22?

Ans) The Nokia C22 goes on sale today via official Nokia India channels and partner retailers.
It comes in Charcoal, Purple, and Sand colour options.

5) Nokia C22 is the brand’s latest budget phone with an HD+ display.Details?

Ans) The new device has just been launched in India and targets the budget range segment.

It sports a tall 6.5 inch HD+ LCD panel that has a waterdrop notch, 20:9 aspect ratio, and toughened 2.5D glass for added protection.

On the other hand, the rear is made from polycarbonate materials along with a metallic frame on the sides.

Under the hood, the device is equipped with the UNISOC 9863A1 SoC that is paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Notably, the Nokia C22 also supports virtual RAM expansion by up to 2GB. It is powered by a large 5,000mAh battery pack as well which supports the standard 10W charging. The device runs on Android 13 Go Edition out of the box and the brand promises two years of security updates as well. The rear features a dual camera setup with a 13 megapixel primary sensor and a 2 megapixel macro shooter, while the front houses an 8 megapixel selfie camera.

Other notable features include, IP52 dust and splash resistance, 3.5mm headphone jack, rear mounted fingerprint scanner, microSD card slot for storage expansion, and dual SIM. It is available in three color variants, namely Charcoal, Sand, and Purple options. The device has a starting price tag of 7,999 INR for its 2GB variant, while the 4GB model costs 8,499 INR. Nokia C22 is available for purchase from the brand’s official website and other offline stores.

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