Nokia C12, Affordable, Entry-level Android Phone – Detailed Specs, Price

Nokia C12 is an entry-level Android smartphone running Android 12 (Go Edition) and powered by a Unisoc SC9863A1 processor. It has a battery with 3000mAh capacity. There is no fingerprint scanner or fast charging present.

Nokia C12: brief information

  • OS: Android 12
  • Release Date: 2023
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G
  • Display: 6.3-inch, 720 x 1600 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Unisoc SC9863A1
  • Selfie Camera: 5 MP
  • Rear camera: 8 MP
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • ROM: 64 GB
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
Nokia C12
Nokia C12

Detailed specifications

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE.
  • 5G mobile network bands: No
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 12 (Go Edition)

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 160.6 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 177g
  • Display: 6.3 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 60 Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD screen, Scratch-resistant glass.
  • Colours: Dark Cyan, Charcoal, Light Mint.
  • Physical Build: Plastic/polycarbonate, frame, polycarbonate back panel. IP52 Splash resistant.

Internal Hardware Specifications

  • CPU/Processor: 64-bit, 1.6 GHz Octa-core
  • Chipset: Unisoc SC9863A1 (28nm)
  • GPU/Graphics Processing Unit: IMG8322
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Extended/Virtual RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: microSD

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 8 MP sensor, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 5 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 720p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: No.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): No.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Blaster: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.2
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specifications and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 3000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 5W regular charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number:

Launch/Release Dates and Information

  • Announced: January 2023
  • Release Date: January 2023

Prices by Country

  • USA: $130
  • United Kingdom (UK): £105
  • Germany: € 120
  • Switzerland: CHF
  • Australia: AU$
  • South Africa: ZAR
  • Nigeria: ₦
  • Egypt: EGP
  • UAE (Dubai):  AED
  • India: ₹10,500
  • Kenya: Ksh.
  • Ghana: GH₵‎

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

Does Nokia C12 have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will Nokia C12 work in the USA?

This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

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