Nokia C32: Design upgrade and the highest image quality in C-series yet

Published: Monday, July 17, 2023

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HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today launches the new Nokia C32, the first smartphone in the popular C-series range with a 50MP camera, bringing advanced imaging to an even more affordable price point.

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Arriving with the latest Android 13 in a new, refreshed design, it has a toughened glass finish for a premium feel.

  • 50MP camera and stellar imaging algorithms take picture quality to new heights, day or night
  • A refined design with a toughened glass finish for a premium feel in three eye-catching colours
  • Powerful three-day battery lets you do more without the need to stop and charge 
  • Android TM 13 delivers the most personalised software to date for a modern smartphone experience


Adam Ferguson, head of product marketing, HMD Global says, "Nokia C32 reimagines what’s possible in an affordable smartphone. Featuring the most advanced camera in the C-series to date, it's here to give people high-quality photos at exceptional value. We believe that value should not sacrifice design, so we have included a toughened glass finish usually seen in more premium designs to ensure Nokia C32 looks as good as the pictures it takes."

A revolution in affordable design
Bringing a refreshed design with a toughened glass back, two tone finish and elegant straight sidewalls, it takes C-series into a new age of Nordic premium. A bright 6.5’’HD+ display.

Affordable imaging brought to new heights
The 50MP main camera and 8MP selfie camera are supported by powerful imaging algorithms to get the most out of the hardware. Capturing more light than ever before and equipped with a bespoke night mode on both the front and rear cameras, Nokia C32 gives impressive pictures in any lighting conditions.

Android 13 right out the box
Enjoy Android 13 benefits straight away and customise apps to match your wallpaper, to make Nokia C32 unique to your style. From per-app language preferences to cross-device copy and paste, the versatile features let you navigate everything from work to entertainment quicker.

Being part of the C-series family comes with reassurances on durability and longevity
Toughened glass front and back, a robust metal chassis for extra support on the inside, and IP52-rated protection safeguards Nokia C32 from scratches, drops, and the daily wear and tear. On the inside, app hibernation and Super Battery Saver help Nokia C32 last up to three days1 on a single charge. To keep your data safe, two years of security updates2 come as standard for C-series.

Smoother app usage with memory extension3
Nokia C32 also comes with 3GB of extra virtual RAM with memory extension3 for smoother app usage. And like all Nokia phones, you get smartphone experience with less bloatware, so you have more space for the things that matter most.

Pricing and availability 
Nokia C32 is Dual Sim, available in South Africa through MTN and selected retailers. Nokia C32 comes in charcoal colour, in a 4/128 GB storage and memory configuration starting from R2,499.It also comes with a free jelly protective case and screen protector in the box. 


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