HMD Global has announced three new Nokia C-series smartphones

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After recently launching the G11 and G21, HMD Global, the manufacturer of Nokia phones, has announced three new Nokia C-series smartphones – the C21, C21 Plus and C2 2nd edition. -, in response to the success obtained by the entry-level devices which recorded a growth of turnover of 41% from 2020 to 2021. HMD Global thus reached its first full year of operational profitability in 2021.

Assuming a share equal to 1 million subscriptions to its Services Suite in H1, HMD it also brought to light the construction of a new division focused on giving services a further shock to growth and allow the company to thrive, attract talent and better support existing users by optimizing internal processes.

‘2021 was a year of transformation, leading to solid revenue growth across the business and today we celebrate a profitable new chapter for HMD Global with the release of three new affordable Nokia devices that are not just safe, reliable and durable, but ensure that as many people as possible have access to innovative technologies at an affordable price ‘, afferma Florian Seiche, Chief Executive Officer, HMD Global.

‘I am thrilled to announce that our service portfolio includes a secure financing solution for smartphones and other devices. At HMD, we’re bringing these two ingredients together, a high-quality smartphone experience and a financing solution that builds on our mission to make modern mobile technology accessible to all. Combined with the success of our business service offering, which will reach 1 million H1 subscriptions, and ensuring the exceptional quality customers expect from us, we deliver an accessible and seamless experience for people. and businesses around the world ‘.

Nokia Serie C
The three new devices embrace the solidity and long battery life that Nokia phones became famous for years ago. This, combined with the best of Android ™ software and security updates, cements HMD’s vision for 2022 and beyond: to create Nokia phones that last longer while maintaining excellent build quality. The company’s devices sport a beautiful Finnish aesthetic that is also functional. HMD is bolstering its successful Nokia C series range, introduced in 2020 and which makes up 16% of the company’s total smartphone sales over the past 5 years.

Nokia C21 Plus
The flagship of the C series – Nokia C21 Plus – is the smartphone that never leaves its users. It’s designed to last and rigorously tested to deliver a sleek, rugged style, while also ensuring battery life at a competitive price. The device comes with two different battery sizes, 4000mAh and 5050mAh 4 which provide up to two and three days of battery life respectively – allowing you to stay connected longer and charge less.
Built around a sturdy internal metal frame with an IP52 rating, with resistance to dirt, dust and water droplets thanks to a tempered cover glass that protects the dazzling 6.5 “HD + display – Nokia C21 Plus can withstand all the stresses of life.
A 13MP dual camera with landscape and portrait modes allows you to capture the best moments in stunning detail. A clean operating system with the minimum of pre-installed content gives you more space for apps. Plus, 2 years of 5 quarterly security updates and AI-powered fingerprint and face unlocking technology ensure the Nokia C21 Plus stays safe, inside and out.

Nokia C21
Nokia C21 maintains the excellent build quality, safety promises and all-day battery life that characterize the popular C-series. The device offers an improved 8MP camera with autofocus technology that reads QR codes seamlessly – so whether people are scanning menus, making payments or just looking for information – Nokia C21 ensures that the codes are scanned
QR is child’s play.
Enhanced memory capabilities, thanks to a multi-core processor, ensure efficiency without sacrificing battery life, while AI-based face unlock is now supported by a fingerprint sensor for added security and convenience. Two years of regular security updates are also standard for C series devices, so you can rest assured that Nokia C21 works relentlessly in the background to ensure maximum security.

Nokia C2 2nd edition
Nokia C2 2nd edition features super durable and reliable Nokia build quality with even more ways to connect. Designed to withstand the shocks of life, thanks to a sturdy internal metal frame and excellent Nordic craftsmanship, this C-series device has been rigorously tested to ensure it meets the high standards of durability and offers a thoughtful, purposeful design for a affordable price.
Giving you greater connection freedom and a reliable, super-smooth smartphone experience, all-day battery life from a single 6 charge allows for hours of talk time and days of stand by. The generous 5.7 “display allows you to easily stream, share and browse your favorite content and apps in brilliant definition – and capture the best moments of life, day or night, thanks to the front flash cameras and
rear. Two years of 7 quarterly security updates also ensure that Nokia C2 2nd edition remains secure. The updated operating system with minimal preloads helps your data go further, freeing up more space for your favorite content and apps.

C Series Accessories
HMD’s growth story continues with its range of accessories, doubling its business in 2021 with ambitious future growth plans. Nokia C21, C21 Plus and C2 2nd edition come with a range of accessories including wired and wireless headsets and truly wireless headsets that provide an easy, hands-free calling experience.

– Nokia Go Earbuds 2+ True clear wireless sound and a comfortable fit at ultra-high value, while Ambient Noise Cancellation (ENC), sweat and splash resistance for up to 24 hours of playtime keep you safe too on the wettest days;
– Nokia Headphones (available wired and wireless) – a super lightweight design with soft over-the-ear padding and a foldable arm for added comfort and convenience, ensure a seamless experience whether at work or when listening to music.

HMD Enterprise Division
The one million subscriptions are split between the three core products (Connect Pro, Enable Pro and Softlock) that are currently part of HMD Global Services and feature IoT connections, EMM licenses, and device lock licenses. The global growth of HMD Global Services’ existing lines has led to the split, which will allow the team to further focus on improving existing product lines, as well as innovating and creating new product offerings for customers.

“Our range of enterprise IoT offerings has already had a significant impact on several industries including logistics, healthcare and financial technology around the world,” says Janne Lehtosalo, Vice President, Services at HMD Global. “After the creation of the new division, we believe we will be better organized to further grow our offering to more sectors, better serve existing customers and bring new services to market. We are thrilled to have achieved a projection of over one million H1 subscriptions and proud to be able to consistently offer unmatched services no matter where they are in the world. “

Prices and availability
– Nokia C21 Plus will be available in Dark Cyan color in the 3/32 GB variant starting from € 149;
– Nokia C21 will be available in Dark Blue and Warm Gray in the 2/32 variant starting from € 129;
– Nokia C2 2 nd edition will be available in Warm Gray and Dark Blue colors in the 2/32 GB variant starting from € 109.