HMD Global offers the Nokia G22 for 199 euros. The smartphone has a screen, battery and USB-C charging port that are easy to replace and therefore more durable. The company has partnered with iFixit for this. Nokia also introduces the C32. This smartphone costs 149 euros.
According to HMD Global, the screen, battery and USB-C charging port of the Nokia G22 can be replaced without special equipment. Tools and repair manuals are needed and will be provided by the company in cooperation with iFixit. The G22 also includes a back cover that the company says is made from 100 percent recycled plastic.
The smartphone runs on Unisoc T606 soc and comes with 4GB of UFS 2.2 RAM as standard. The device runs Android 12 and Nokia promises two OS updates and three years of security updates. The smartphone also comes with a three-year extended warranty. The standard version comes with 64GB of storage, but there will also be a version with 128GB of storage. It will be offered for sale as standard in the Netherlands.
This storage space can be expanded with a microSD card of up to 2TB. The device has a 6.5-inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. The screen has a refresh rate of 90 Hz. G22 has a rear camera with a 50MP sensor. There is also a 2MP camera with a macro lens and a 2MP camera that records depth information to support the main camera. The selfie camera has a resolution of 8 megapixels.
The smartphone comes with a 5050mAh battery which should be easier to replace as compared to other smartphones. The battery also supports 20W fast charging and can be charged via the USB-C port. A 3.5 mm jack is also available. The device has an IP52 rating from the manufacturer. This means that the smartphone is splash resistant. The G22 is on sale in the Netherlands from today for €199. For that price, customers get a version with 128GB of storage. The device will be available in two colors: blue and gray.
The manufacturer also presents the Nokia C32. This smartphone will cost €149 and will be delivered in the Netherlands with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM. Nokia C32 got a 50MP camera and a 2MP macro sensor. The selfie camera has a resolution of 8 megapixels. The battery capacity of this device is 5000 mAh and can be charged via the 65W fast charger from Nokia which is available separately. The C32 also receives an IP52 rating. This smartphone comes with Android 13 Go, and Nokia promises three years of security updates. The C32 comes in different colors: green, gray and pink.
“Lifelong zombie fanatic. Hardcore web practitioner. Thinker. Music expert. Unapologetic pop culture scholar.”