Nokia C30 launched in India at Rs 10,999: 6,000mAh battery, 6.82-inch display, 3-day battery life, and more

Highlights
  • HMD Global launches Nokia C30 in India at Rs 10,999.
  • The Nokia C30 will be available in two variants – 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB.
  • The Nokia C30 is powered by a Unisoc chipset and a 6,000mAh battery.

Nokia C30 has been launched in India and it starts at Rs 10,999. HMD Global claims this is the most feature-rich phone in the company’s C-series lineup. The device is powered by a Unisoc SoC and will be available with 3GB or 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage. The budget-friendly device from Nokia starts at Rs 10,999 for the 3GB+32GB variant and Rs 11,999 for the 4GB+64GB variant. Buyers can also go for the JioExclusive offer that instantly slashes 10% off of the price up to Rs 1,000. This essentially brings down the price to Rs 9,999 and Rs 10,999 for the 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB variants respectively.

The JioExlusive offer can be availed by walking into a participating retail store or can be done via self-enrollment. Customers can opt for the JioExclusive offer within 15 days of their purchase and the benefits will be transferred to their linked bank accounts via UPI within 30 mins of enrollment. 

Nokia C30 specifications

To start off, the Nokia C30 has a 6.82-inch HD+ plus display in the 20:9 aspect ratio measuring 1600 × 720 pixels. The LCD panel hosts a waterdrop style notch at the top which houses the 5MP front camera. The devices main optics department is handled a dual camera setup placed inside the circular camera housing at the back. The Nokia C30 gets a 13MP main camera and a 2MP depth sensor accompanied by an LED flash. 

Nokia C30 in Green, White and Dark Grey colour options

The Nokia C30 is powered by an octa-core Unisoc SC9863A chipset paired to an IMG8322 GPU. The processing unit is clocked at 1.6GHz and paired to either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. For storage, the 3GB variant gets 32GB storage and the 4GB variant gets 64GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. The storage can be expanded further up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Nokia C30 draws juice from the onboard 6,000mAh battery which Nokia claims to last up to 3 days on a charge. The device charges at 10W. 

The Nokia C30 gets dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and GLONASS, micro USB port, 3.5mm headphone jack, FM Radio and a back panel mounted fingerprint sensor. The Nokia C30 runs on Android 11. The device scales 177.7 x 79.1 x 9.9mm while tipping the scales at 237g. The Nokia C30 is available in Green, White and Dark Grey colour options. 

Key Specs

Nokia C30
Unisoc SC9863A | 3 GBProcessor
6.82 inches Display
13 MP + 2 MPRear camera
5 MPSelfie camera
6000 mAh Battery
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Nokia C30 Price
Rs. 10,500
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Rs. 10,999
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Decent battery life
  • Large display
  • Stock interface

Cons

  • Poor cameras
  • Performance is not great
  • Clunky bezels
  • Charging can take a lot of time
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