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Nokia C21 Plus
Nokia C21 Plus

Informr score
The Nokia C21 Plus currently has an Informr score of 6.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.6 GHz
1.6 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
13+ MP
13+ MP
4000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The C21 Plus, like most budget Nokia handsets, is mostly suited to consumers who want a budget phone with sturdy build quality, ad-free and easy-to-use software, and a long-lasting battery. I can only think of elderly family members as the appropriate target audience for this device, which meets suc...

- Rohit Arora, Gizbot
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

Nokia’s budget-conscious C21 Plus offers a sizeable display and solid everyday performance despite performing unspectacularly in benchmarking tests. With features like face unlock and a fingerprint scanner, it’s a cheap phone with plenty of forward-thinking features – including two more years of And...

- Lloyd Coombes, Tech Advisor

Apart from its long-lasting battery life, the Nokia C21 Plus has very little to offer for its asking price of ₹11,299 (for the 4 + 64 GB variant). The performance is lacklustre, the cameras are disappointing, and the display is barebones. There are multiple other options under ₹12,000 that come pack...

- Dhriti Datta, Digit
Gadgets Now
Gadgets Now

Priced at Rs 11,299, Nokia C21 Plus does not check all the boxes but definitely makes a stronghold in certain aspects. It’s worth it if your sole priority is to binge-watch video content. However, a few changes could have made the phone better such as– better placement of the speaker unit, a Type-C...

- Stuti Singh, Gadgets Now
The Mobile Indian
The Mobile Indian

Nokia C21 Plus is a decent smartphone in the budget segment with a fair share of issues. It faces tough competition from other smartphones in its price range and will find it difficult to pass ahead of them. Nokia loyalists might go for it simply because of their love for the brand.

- Abhishek Malhotra, The Mobile Indian

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Common Questions

The C21 Plus price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Nokia C21 Plus prices from around the web here on The Informr.

Nokia backs up the C21 Plus with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your C21 Plus has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Nokia C21 Plus's screen size is 6.52 inches with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution.

1.6 GHz

There is a Unisoc Unisoc SC9863A (28nm) Octa-core 1.6 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 11 (Go edition) operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 4000 mAh battery.

C21 Plus Specs

Release Date May 4, 2022
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11 (Go edition)

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Processor Unisoc Unisoc SC9863A (28nm) Octa-core 1.6 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 2/3/4 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Unknown
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels
2+ Megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Pixel Density 269 pixels
Size 6.52 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Dark Cyan, Warm Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.48 x 7.59 x 0.86 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 178 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Battery Option: 5000 mah (191 grams)

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