New Delhi, Oct 31 HMD Global, which designs and sells Nokia brand of smartphones and feature phones, on Tuesday launched its most affordable smartphone till date. The best part of the newly launched Nokia 2 is its powerful battery, which lasts for 2 days. ia 2, The new phone will be available from mid-November.
While the exact price was not disclosed, the company said it is expected to retail at about 99 euros (nearly Rs 7,500). The handset features a 5-inch display and 4100 mAh battery that HMD claims will last for two days. "USD 100-150 price point is one of the most popular segments and is 17 per cent of the global market volume. In India, this segment is even bigger at 30 per cent of the volume," HMD Global CEO Florian Seiche told reporters here.
Talking about the Indian market, Seiche said the company will expand its retail reach to 1,00,000 stores by the end of this year. "India is a very important market for us...India has been the home of Nokia phones for so many years. We are making significant investment here," he said.
Features * 4100mAh battery * Nokia 2 is built with polycarbonate, and features a 6000 Series Aluminium frame *The 5-inch HD LTPS display comes with a 1:1300 contrast ratio * The phone comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection * It is based on Android Nougat with access to Google Assistant * Comes in 3 colours- Pewter Black with black face and frame, Pewter White with white face, black frame, and Copper, with black face, black back, and copper frame * Dual-SIM (Nano) smartphoneruns Android 7.1.1 Nougat * Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC (quad-core, clocked up to 1.2GHz) with 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM * 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash * 5-megapixel front fixed focus camera. * Comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable to 128GB via microSD card in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration * Connectivity options: 4G VoLTE, 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. * Comes with accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor * Nokia 2 measures 143.5x71.3x9.3mm