Nokia C12 vs Micromax In 2C vs Redmi A1 vs Realme C30: Which is the best phone under ₹6000?

By G. S. Vasan | Published 14 Mar 2023 07:05 IST
  • Nokia C12 has launched in India under ₹6000.

  • The Nokia phone goes against Micromax In 2C, Redmi A1, and Realme C30 for the best sub-₹6000 phone crown.

  • Here is a comparison of Nokia C12 with these phones to find where it stands against the competition.

Nokia C12 vs Micromax In 2C vs Redmi A1 vs Realme C30: Which is the best phone under ₹6000?
From left to right: Nokia C12, Micromax In 2C, Redmi A1 and Realme C30

Nokia C12 launched in India at ₹5,999 making it one of the sub-₹6000 phones out there. Its competition includes Micromax In 2C, Redmi A1, and Realme C30. Here we compare the 4 to find the best phone under ₹6000.



Out of the four, Micromax In 2C is the slimmest at 8.6mm but Nokia C12 is the lightest at 177.4g. All of them are plastic-made and have a waterdrop notch front. They look different only because of the difference in their rear design, including the back camera panel’s look.


All of their displays are IPS LCD in nature and offer HD+ resolution. Nokia hasn’t revealed the supported brightness levels while the rest hits at least 400 nits of luminance. 


All phones sport an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.


The innards of the Nokia C12 consist of a 28nm Unisoc SC9863A1 processor. Meanwhile, the rest pack 12nm chips. Micromax In 2C has got Unisoc T610 while the Realme C30 carries Unisoc T612 and Redmi A1 features MediaTek Helio A22 SoC.

Nokia and Redmi are giving Go edition of Android 12 while Micromax gives Android 11 and Realme gives Android 11 (Go edition).

Micromax also offers more RAM for the price, ie., 3GB RAM variant under ₹6000. The other phone with 3GB RAM model is Realme C30 but it costs more.


While the rest of the phones have got a 5000mAh battery, Nokia has only a 3000mAh battery. However, Nokia lets you easily remove the battery and swap the old one with a new one. That’s a rarity these days.  

Only Nokia C12 comes with 5W charging as all the other phones come with 10W charging support.

Price and Availability

Nokia C12 is available at ₹5,999 on Amazon starting March 17. Micromax In 2C is available at the same price on Flipkart. Redmi A1 costs ₹5,899 on Amazon. Lastly, there’s Realme C30 which comes in 2 SKUs: 2+32GB at ₹5,549 and 3+64GB at ₹6,549 on Flipkart.

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Nokia C12 Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Expected Price: ₹10500
Release Date: 20 Mar 2023
Variant: 64 GB/2 GB RAM
Market Status: Upcoming

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.3" (720 x 1600)
  • Camera Camera
    8 | 5 MP
  • Memory Memory
    64 GB/2 GB
  • Battery Battery
    3000 mAh
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