HMD has officially announced the entry-level Nokia 2 smartphone. The new handset follows the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 smartphones in India. It is essentially a low-end version of the Nokia 3. Read more to find about the Nokia 2 Price in India, Launch date, Specifications and Features
Price and Availability
|Price||Rs 6,000 (expected)|
The Nokia 2 has been priced at €99 (approx Rs 7,400). It will be available in India by year-end. As of now, there is no information about an Indian price.It is expected to be priced between Rs 6,500 and Rs 9,700. The Nokia 3 is available in India at Rs 9,499.
|Processor||1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212|
|Internal Storage||8GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|Display||5-inch, LTPS In-Cell Touch, HD (720 x 1280 pixels), 1:1300 contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass|
|OS||Android 7.1 Nougat (upgrade promised)|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||8MP with flash|
The new Nokia 2 features a 5-inch LTPS In-Cell Touch display with HD resolution (720 x 1280pixels), 1:1300 contrast ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor and 1GB LPDDR3 RAM. The 8GB internal storage is expandable via a microSD card (up to 128GB).
On the camera front, the Nokia 2 features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera. It is backed by a massive 4,100mAh battery. HMD Global claims that the new smartphone offers 2-day battery life (with 5 hours usage per day).
- Android 7.1 Nougat OS
- Google Assistant
- Hybrid Dual-SIM
- 4G VoLTE
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth v4.1
- GPS/ A-GPS
- FM radio with RDS
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Three color options
The Nokia 2 runs Android 7.1 Nougat operating system (Oreo update confirmed by the company). It also comes with Google Assistant which makes it the first entry-level segment to carry this feature. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-SIM, 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.
The new handset features a polycarbonate body with a 6000 Series Aluminium frame. It measures 143.5 x 71.3 x 9.3mm. The IP52-rated (for drip protection) device comes in three color options – Pewter Black, Pewter White, and Copper. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor.
The new Nokia 2 is the cheapest smartphone by HMD global till date. We will have to wait and watch it performs in the market. It will have to compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 4A and other budget handsets. Stay tuned to IntellectDigest for more on this smartphone.