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Nokia 2 announced for India with 5-inch display, Snapdragon 212 and 4100mAh battery

Eliminating all the possibilities for the launch of the Nokia 7 smartphone in India, HMD Global today announced the new ultra-affordable Nokia 2 smartphone in India that is going to cost 99 Euros as we saw previously with its B&HPhotoVideo official listing. The official price for the device was announced for the Indian market which will be available with its launch which is going to happen in mid-November.

The device will be available with Pewter Black, Pewter White and Copper Black colour options. The Nokia 2 comes pre-installed with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS but HMD Global has confirmed that it will get monthly security updates and will be upgraded to Android 8 Oreo as well. The device comes with a bigger 4100mAh battery that promises up to 2 days of battery life on a single charge.

The Nokia 2 comes with support for Google Assistant and has a 6000 series aluminum frame with a polycarbonate back. It is splashproof with IP52 ratings and comes with single SIM and Dual SIM options. It features a 5-inch HD LTPS  LCD In-Cell Touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display protection, 1:1300 contrast ratio and 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 212 Mobile Platform with Adreno 304 GPU and comes with 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM with 8GB of internal storage capacity that is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card.

Nokia 2
Nokia 2

It runs on the Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) OS and is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) and also supports Dual SIMs. It features an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED Flash along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with a 4100mAh battery and comes with 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / GLONASS, and USB 2.0 connectivity options. The device is splashproof (IP52) and comes with a 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio support. It measures 143.5 x 71.3 x 9.30 mm and supports an Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor), and E-compass sensors.

HMD Global October 31st event teaser
HMD Global October 31st event teaser

HMD Global has launched four smartphones in India now, this includes Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 8. This new phone will be the company’s 5th smartphone for the Indian market. The media invite for October 31st reads “HMD Global invites you to an exclusive gathering to unveil the next milestone of Nokia Phones” but it doesn’t have any details on which smartphone it will launch at the event.

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