Nokia has launched its device at every price segment, Nokia 8 in premium range, Nokia 7 in mid-range, Nokia 6,5,3 all in a budget-friendly segment. The company today officially announced Nokia 2 its most affordable phone till now. Many people in countries like India prefer budget-friendly devices, especially under 12,000 range over the premium phones like Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2XL.
Nokia which is known for the built quality has not compromised the built quality of Nokia 2. Nokia 2 is made from a single block of 6000 series aluminium with a sculpted polycarbonate back and Gorilla Glass at the front, where most of the phones in this price segment use plastic. The backside of Nokia 2 is removable and packs a massive battery of 4100mAh.
Nokia 2 faces competition from Redmi 4, Redmi 4A which falls in the same price range of this device. When comes to performance it does not match other devices as it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor which is the least Snapdragon provides. Multitasking like using Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat may lag a bit. High-end Gaming in Nokia 2 is just a dream.
Nokia 2 Specifications
Nokia 2 sports a 5-inch HD LTPS display with 1280 x 780 pixels and Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top of the screen. Nokia 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of Internal Storage which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
The device has an 8MP Autofocus camera on the rear with flash and 5MP front camera for Selfies. The device packs a massive battery of 4100 mAh which company claims it can give juice up to 2 days.It comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat right out of the box with the guaranteed update to Android Oreo. Nokia 2 comes with Stock Android with no UI.
Coming to Connectivity device supports 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi, 3.5mm audio jack and MicroUSB 2.0 port. Sensors included in this device are Ambient Light Sensor, e-compass and Accelerometer. Just like Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, Nokia 2 also comes with IP52 certification.
Nokia 2 Pricing and Availability
Nokia 2 will be available in both Single SIM and Dual SIM options. The Device will be available from November 2017. It is Priced around 99 Euros roughly around Rs. 7500(indian price not yet known).