HMD Global’s Nokia 2: Specification and Price

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HMD Global Finally Launched the Nokia 2 under the name of Nokia Brand. Nokia 2 is the most anticipated entry-level smartphone device of 2017.

Before launching Nokia 2, Nokia 3 was the most affordable device. HMD Global marketed the Nokia 2 with the highlight of 2-day battery life.

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Nokia 2 sports a massive 4100mah battery. Except for the battery part, the phone specification is below average for the aspect of 2017 entry-level device. So let’s quickly jump to the specification sheet.

Nokia 2 Specification:

  • Dimensions: 143.5 x 71.3 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: Not specified
  • LTPS IPS LCD 5.0 inches 720 x 1280 pixels (294 PPI density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 (Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7) coupled with Adreno 304
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) upgradable to Android Oreo 8.0
  • 8 GB internal storage and 1 GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • Expandable via micro SD up to 128 GB
  • 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and video: 720p@30fps
  • 5-megapixel front fixed focus camera
  • Hybrid dual-SIM 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS
  • Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 4100 mAh battery
  • Color: Pewter/Black, Pewter/White, Copper/Black

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Nokia 2 Key Notes:

HMD Global says the smartphone’s 5-inch HD LTPS display is best-in-class with a 1:1300 contrast ratio.

Nokia 2 is built out of polycarbonate with a 6000 Series Aluminium frame.

Google assistant support.

The Nokia 2 will run Android Nougat out of the box. HMD has promised an upgrade to Android Oreo.

Massive 4100mah battery.

Pros:

Nokia is known for solid build quality and longevity. Nokia 2 will not be the exception.

Promised Android Oreo update.

Battery life will be good.

Cons:

Except for the battery, there is nothing exciting about this device.

The hardware selection is the worst part at least Snapdragon 410 would make it decent.

Only 1GB Ram and 8 GB internal. It could be minimum of 2GB Ram & 16GB internal.

It is 2017 end and it is a big disappointment from HMD to launch such low spec device.

Verdict:

Some Nokia fans will buy this device only for the brand name or as a secondary device. Otherwise, there are plenty options available in the market already with some decent hardware.

Price & Availability:

The Nokia 2 has been priced at 99 euros for global markets.

It will be available in markets from mid-November.

Although the price for Indian markets has not been disclosed yet.

The Nokia 2 might be available in India for (Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 6,500).

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