Nokia-brand licensee HMD Global on Thursday launched the new budget smartphone “Nokia 2” and will go on sale in India on Friday, November 24.
The smartphone will be available across top retail stores in the country and comes in three colours in Pewter/Black, Pewter/White and Copper/Black.
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The company is also offering a 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance via Servify to customers who open the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs 1,000 in the introductory period.
Nokia 2 Specifications
The smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) LTPS In-Cell Touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC (quad-core, clocked up to 1.2GHz) with 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 8GB of built-in storage and supports expandable storage up to 32GB via a microSD card.
The Nokia 2 comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a 5-megapixel selfie-camera. This is the first smartphone come up with Google Assistant in this budget.
The Nokia 2 is its massive 4,100mAh battery that is claimed to offer up to 2-days of battery life on single charge. The device runs Android 7.0 Nougat and will also receive an Android 8.0 Oreo update.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio with RDS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It measures 143.5×71.3×9.3mm.
Speaking about the smartphone, Ajey Mehta, VP and country head – India, HMD Global, said, “Nokia 2 is a smartphone that is built keeping the Indian consumer in mind. It is a smartphone people can rely on without subconsciously rationing their battery usage. Every component of the Nokia 2 – from the display to battery, chipset to system design – has been engineered to draw as little power as possible from the huge battery. This gives fans a long-lasting phone they can rely on. In addition, a great display and pure, secure Android means you don’t have to do less with your Nokia 2 to preserve longevity, it has been built to give you the freedom to do more.”