Nokia 2 Smartphone with smart features at a cheaper price
After a slew of budget and mid-range devices, Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6. How does Nokia plan to take on a market that is already flooded with cheaper options. Nokia 2 might have what it takes for the company to regan its market share in India. Nokia is offering its cheapest Android device by the name Nokia 2 and they will start selling as early as mid November. HMD Global announced its most affordable devices as yet the Nokia 2 which is priced under 150 dollar.
- Nokia 2 comes with Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box and like with all Nokia devices it comes with the promise of pure and up to date Android experience.
- This means the Nokia 2 will get monthly security updates and will be upgraded to Android Oreo soon.
- Nokia 2 is powered by the Qualcomm snapdragon 212 processor, the Nokia 2 packs in just 1 GB of RAM.
- The performance of this device is smooth, although the demo unit did not have any third party apps installed.
- The 8GB internal storage on the Nokia 2 is of course quite less. More so because less than 5GB of free space is available out of the box.
- You can extend storage up to 128 GB with a micro SD card, something most users would have to.
- Nokia 2 sports a 5 inch HD LTPS LCD and the 720p display offers nice contrast ratio and looks sharp.
- It is clearly one of the better screens in this price segment. There is also corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
- The highlight of this smartphone is its 2 day battery life.
HMD Global manages to squeeze in a 4,100 mAH battery in a compact chassis and banks on the frugal processor as well as the power efficient display for that extra juice. Nokia 2 comes with a 8 megapixel primary camera and the performance of the camera is very good. The auto focus camera comes with automatic scene detection as well as LED flash. There is also the 5 megapixel fixed focus front camera. The Nokia 2 offers unlimited photo and video uploads to Google photos. The best thing about the Nokia 2 is its design and build quality. It comes with a metal frame milled out of series 6000 aluminium and a sculpted polycarbonate back. The matte finish at the back and the compact form factor owing to a 5-inch display gives a pleasant look and feels great in the hand.