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HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, makes quality 4G smartphones accessible to all with the arrival of Nokia C21

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  • Love it: Economical – even more improved experiences at the same price point¹
  • Trust it: Better privacy and two years of regular security updates² to keep your memories safe
  • Keep it: All-day battery life and legacy durability wrapped in a stylish and sturdy exterior

ESPOO, FINLAND, 28 February 2022 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the newest member and hero of the C-series family – Nokia C21.

Whilst maintaining the excellent build quality, signature security promises and the all-day battery life³ signature to the popular C-series, the new Nokia C21 comprises even more value. It brings upgraded photography, better privacy, and improved speed for an extra smooth experience.

“The C-series is all about making smartphones accessible to everyone – we bring maximum quality to affordable price bands. So whether you’re looking for a great value daily driver, your very first smartphone, or a step up from a feature phone, the easy-to-use Nokia C21 will be theperfect partner you can trust. The new Nokia C21 gives our fans a smartphone that is safe, reliable and durable, at a great value.”

— Florian Seiche, CEO at HMD Global

The improved 8MP camera with autofocus technology lets you capture cherished moments with loved ones in more detail while navigating a world of QR codes with ease. Take advantage of Panorama mode to take sweeping landscape photos in a single shot. Plus, the front 5MP camera with flash is perfect for making memories day or night. Then, relive it all in breathtaking definition on a stunning 6.5” HD+ display.

A streamlined operating system⁴ on a higher memory⁵ smartphone with a multi-core processor brings efficiencies without sacrificing the signature all-day battery life – download at speed and enjoy fast app opening times, for an even snappier experience.

For many of us, smartphones store our most private information. AI-powered face unlock is now supported by fingerprint sensor for extra security and convenience. Two years of regular security updates come as standard for C-series, so you can rest assured the Nokia C21 works hard in the background to keep everything on your phone safe, so you can go about your day worry-free.

Made from sturdy polycarbonate, the body is supported by a metal chassis on the inside and toughened cover glass on the outside.

From force measurements to vigorous tumble, over 50 tests are carried out on every Nokia phone to ensure hardware durability, and Nokia C21 is no exception. The result is a smartphone which honours the long-lasting, Nordic excellence you’d expect from HMD Global, so you can hold on to your device for longer.

The beautiful Finnish aesthetic is also functional – designed with micro texture on the back and curved sides to ensure a good grip.

¹ As Nokia C20

² Quarterly security updates for two years from the global launch date of Nokia C21

³ Based on a real-life usage test by HMD Global. See more info at http://www.hmd.com/nokia-C-121

⁴ Android 11TM (Go edition)

⁵ Starting RAM, compared to Nokia C20