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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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).