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Nokia C32

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Nokia C32
Nokia C32
Processor
UNISOC SC9863A 8 x 1.2 - 1.6 GHz, Cortex-A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
3 GB 
, or 4GB
Display
6.50 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 270 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64GB / 128GB
Connections
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.6 x 164.6 x 75.9 ( = 0.34 x 6.48 x 2.99 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 13
Camera
Primary Camera: 50 MPix Dual: 50MP + 2MP
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
Weight
199.4 g ( = 7.03 oz / 0.44 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
150 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 67% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 65%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 80%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Nokia C32

60% Nokia C32 review: Out of its depth
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Nokia C32 is stuck between a rock and a hard place, with better options at every turn, many of which come from Nokia’s own stable. Those looking for a capable handset priced as low as possible need look no further than the Nokia C21 Plus, while everyone else would be better served by forking out a little extra for the Nokia G22. If the latter’s repairable design doesn’t entice you, the best bet in this price range is the Motorola Moto G13. Performance is superior to the Nokia C32 across the board, the display is more colour-accurate and it refreshes at a faster 90Hz to boot. The Nokia C32 is competent enough, but even at its discounted price you can do better elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% An iPhone 14 user, I tried out the Nokia C32 as a secondary phone: Here’s my experience
Source: The Indian Express English
I would be lying if I say I don’t miss the bells and whistles of the iPhone 14 whenever I use the Nokia C32. But as I made it clear in the beginning, I never saw the C32 as a replacement for my iPhone. I was very clear in my mind that the C32 will be a backup phone in case of an emergency. This doesn‘t make me believe less in budget Android smartphones. If I want to rate the Nokia C32 purely from a value point, I think the device appeals for two reasons: it looks good and feels nice in the hand and the massive battery it comes with. But the C32 does come with some trade-offs like lower quality display and a weak processor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/25/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Nokia C32 review
Source: Tech Advisor English
I can forgive a lot of the Nokia C32’s shortcomings because of its price. When you think of who this phone is aimed at – a first phone, perhaps, or one for people who aren’t glued to their handset all day (they are out there) and want one that’s going to be available for calls, photos and messaging – it begins to make a lot of sense. No point buying an iPhone 14 Pro Max or Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra if that’s all it’s going to be used for. So while the C32 might be slow, underpowered, have no NFC, 5G or the latest Wi-Fi capability, and has a low screen resolution, these things probably don’t matter to the people who are going to buy it. I wouldn’t be surprised if, at £129, it shifts a few units. After all, it’s nicely made, and fulfills most of the functions of a modern smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
75% Nokia C32 Quick Review
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The search Nokia C32search C32 is decent smartphone if you are looking to do very basic tasks on your device but if you are someone who cannot handle the drops in performance or someone who wants to watch a lot of OTT content, then the search C32’s competition is clearly a better offering.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 65% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
Nokia C32 Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Nokia C32 is undoubtedly a great entry-level phone that offers everything a user need to connect to the internet and enjoy some level of media. However, the phone doesn’t provide much when it comes to performance, camera aspect, and display. But there’s no doubt that the clean user interface and long-lasting battery life are the key selling point of this 4G affordable phone. If you are looking for a simple phone for calling, social media usage, and other daily tasks, then you should consider the Nokia C32. But if you can increase your budget a little bit more, we recommend going with the Nokia G22 instead. If you want something value for money in the same price range, then check out the Infinix Note 11 as it delivers decent perks with better camera quality. Finally, decide the best after comparing other alternative options.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/31/2023
Nokia C32 Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
Nokia recently unveiled its new 4G phone Nokia C32 in February 2023 with an expected price of $148 (Rs 12,190 in India) approx. The phone equips a 6.5-inches IPS LCD display panel with Scratch resistant glass and dust and splash resistance. Besides this, the device runs on the latest Android 13 OS. The phone is powered by a 22nm Unisoc SC9863A1 chipset that can reach up to a 4×1.6 GHz clocking speed. As far as the internal storage is concerned, you will attain 64GB/128GB internal storage with 3GB/4GB RAM support, while a dedicated card slot is also present. The Nokia C32 smartphone equips a dual camera setup that includes a 50MP main lens with a 2MP macro sensor. For a selfie, you will get a decent 8MP front camera while you can record 1080p videos from the main camera setup. The phone has a huge Li-Po 5000 mAh battery with regular 10W fast charging support. As for the color options, the phone comes in Beach Pink, Autumn Green, and Charcoal color variants.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/10/2023
Nokia C22 and C32 hands-on review: New budget phones unveiled at MWC 2023
Source: Expert Reviews English
The screen is also exactly the same as the C22, but the design is different with a two-tone glass back and expanded colour options: Charcoal, Autumn Green and Beach Pink. The phone is also IP52 rated, with a 5,000mAh battery and a 2MP macro camera. The main camera is a 50MP unit, however, so expect better snaps on the C32. Both the C22 and C32 are pencilled in for a Spring release date. Stay tuned for our full review soon.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/25/2023

Foreign Reviews

60% Обзор Nokia C32
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
Đánh giá Nokia C32: Máy rẻ, pin khỏe, mua tặng cha mẹ, con cái hay dùng máy phụ đều ngon
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Low price; modern design; compact size; light weight; decent hardware; good cameras; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2023
Trên tay Nokia C32: Thiết kế “sang xịn”, pin khủng, không có đối thủ trong tầm giá 3 triệu đồng
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Very good price; nice design; decent performance; long battery life.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2023
5 điểm nhấn hàng đầu của Nokia C32: Món hời mới trong phân khúc 3 triệu đồng
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice performance; very long battery life; good cameras; high security.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/24/2023
Nokia C32: Siêu phẩm giá rẻ với camera 50MP, chống nước tốt, pin “trâu” đến 3 ngày
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Good price; nice cameras; waterproof IP52; very long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/22/2023
Nokia C32 có gì mới: Thiết kế, camera, pin hay màn hình?
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Simple design; nice cameras; very long battery life; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/20/2023
Trên tay Nokia C32: Thiết kế sang trọng “over hợp” với các phụ huynh khó tính, camera 50 MP, giá 2.79 triệu
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; excellent cameras; low price; high autonomy.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2023

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PowerVR GE8322 / IMG8322: Entry level graphics card based on the PowerVR Rogue architecture with support for OpenGL ES 3.2 and Vulkan 1.1.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SC9863A: Entry level octa core SoC with 8 ARM Cortex-A55 cores in two clusters. One performance cluster with up to 1.6 GHz and a efficiency cluster with up to 1.2 GHz. The SoC also integrates an LTE modem, a IMG8322 GPU and 1080p video support.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.50":

It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Nokia: Nokia is a Finnish company founded in 1865 and headquartered in Finland. The company is known for its telecommunications equipment and cell phones. Nokia was one of the leading manufacturers of cell phones in the 1990s and has expanded its business into networking and technology solutions in recent years. 

In 2011, Nokia partnered with Microsoft on Windows-based cell phones and sold the entire cell phone division to Microsoft in 2014, which limited the Nokia brand name to basic cell phones. In 2016, Finnish electronics manufacturer HMD Global entered into a licensing agreement with Nokia, bought the remaining Nokia name rights from Microsoft Mobile, and since 2017 has exclusively offered Nokia cell phones worldwide, which are based on Android, among other things, and are produced by Foxconn.


67%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.


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