Nokia is set to launch two affordable 5G smartphones in the US

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Ever since HMD Global acquired the rights to the Nokia brand and started launching phones, the fan-favorite brand has had a tough revival, with some phones performing well while others, like the Nokia 9 PureView, being a total flop. Now, Nokia is gearing up to launch two new affordable phones in the US, namely the Nokia C300 and C110, with Verizon’s prepaid carrier Tracfone.

According to sources familiar with the matter, Tracfone has already set up support pages for both the Nokia C300 and the Nokia C110, indicating that the launch is imminent. In terms of specs, both models will support 5G, with the Nokia C300 being the more advanced of the two.


It features a 4000 mAh battery, a triple camera setup on the back (comprising a 13MP main sensor, 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor), an 8MP selfie shooter, and 32GB of expandable storage.

Additionally, the phone is IP52 water and dust resistant. However, it comes with Android 12 out of the box, which may be a deal-breaker for some users since there is no guarantee of the phone receiving future software updates from Nokia. Furthermore, details on the chipset and display size remain unclear.

On the other hand, the Nokia C110 is the more budget-friendly option, with a single 13-megapixel camera and a secondary 5-megapixel selfie shooter. The phone has a smaller 3000mAh battery but is also IP52 water and dust resistant, like its bigger brother.

Pricing and availability

While it’s unclear how much these phones will cost, based on the specifications and reports, the Nokia C300 and Nokia C110 could be the most affordable 5G smartphones available in the US. Therefore, if you’re in the market for a budget Android 5G phone, keep an eye out for these new Nokia phones when they eventually become available.