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HMD Global launches Nokia C32 budget phone in India: Price, specs, and more

The Nokia C32 is offered in 64GB and 128GB on-board storage variants, both with 4GB RAM and 3GB virtual RAM, at Rs 8,999 and Rs 9,499

Nokia C32

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BS Web Team New Delhi

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Finnish phone maker HMD Global on Tuesday launched the Nokia C32 in India. The budget smartphone boasts a 6.5-inch HD+ display, 50-megapixel based dual-camera set-up on the back, Android 13 operating system, and IP52 for water and dust resistance. The Nokia C32 is offered in 64GB and 128GB on-board storage variants, both with 4GB RAM and 3GB virtual RAM, at Rs 8,999 and Rs 9,499. The smartphone is available on Nokia online store and select offline stores in charcoal, mint, and pink colours.

“After the successful recent launch of the Nokia C22, we're thrilled to introduce the Nokia C32 delivering reliable performance, stunning visuals, and long-lasting battery life. The success of the Nokia C-series in India motivates us to continue to offer great value and innovation in this segment. Moreover, we believe that value should not sacrifice design, so we have included a toughened glass finish usually seen in more premium designs to ensure that it looks as good as the pictures it takes,” said Ravi Kunwar, vice president – India and APAC, HMD Global.

Nokia C32: Specifications

The Nokia C32 is powered by Unisoc’s octa-core system-on-chip. It is offered in 4GB RAM and up to 128GB on-board storage. The phone supports virtual RAM (up to 3GB). It is based on the Android 13 operating system with a near-stock interface free from clutter, ads, and bloatware. The phone has a metal chassis and it is IP52-rated for water splash and dust resistance. It has a toughened glass on the front and the back for durability.

On the software side, the phone boasts an app hibernation and super battery saver features that helps it last up to three days on a single charge – according to HMD Global. The Nokia C32 supports per-app language preferences and cross-device copy and paste to make navigation easier. HMD said it would provide two years of security updates as a standard for the C-series smartphone. The phone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery. It comes with a one-year replacement guarantee, in case of manufacturing fault in the device.

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First Published: May 23 2023 | 3:46 PM IST

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