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.
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.