After we have seen a line-up of Nokia 3, 5, 6, Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 devices, HMD Global has finally unveiled their cheapest Nokia Android phone at an event in India, the entry-level Android device is dubbed Nokia 2.
Despite coming as low-end smartphone, Nokia 2 boasts some enticing features like Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Android 7.1.1 Nougat and Snapdragon chipset.
Nokia 2 Specifications
Spec-wise, Nokia 2 sports a 5.0 inches screen with HD resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels. It is pre-installed with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, the company is promising an Oreo update for the Nokia 2 and other Nokia Android phones.
On the inside is a Snapdragon 212 chipset, 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM, the internal storage is expandable to up to 128GB with micro SD card.
The Nokia 2 houses a 4100 mAh battery which is enough battery juice for power users. For optics, there is an 8 megapixels camera at the back of the Nokia 2 with a single LED flash, upfront is a 5 megapixels camera.
The device will be sold in two different colors which includes Black and White, the Black color variant will have a copper frame model. The Nokia 2 design looks a lot like the Nokia Lumia phones, there is no fingerprint scanner on the device so the back is dominated by only the camera and LED flash.
Connectivity options are: real dual sim support (no hybrid slot), 3.5mm headphone jack, MicroUSB 2.0 port, Cat 4 LTE (150/50Mbps), Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n. Nokia 2 also has IP52 Drip protection feature.
Nokia 2 Key Specs
- 5-inch LTPS HD display, Gorilla Glass 3
- Snapdragon 212
- 4G Network
- 1GB RAM LPPDDR 3, 8GB internal storage
- 4100mAh battery
- 8MP rear with LED flash
- 5MP front camera
- Colors: Copper, Black and White
- OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat (Oreo coming soon)
- Price: 115 USD (42,000 naira)
Nokia 2 Price and Availability
Nokia 2 has a launch price of 115 USD which reads about 42,000 naira in Nigeria and R.s 7,499 in India, the device will be available for purchase from mid November across the globe.