Tell me, would you be interested in an Android device running on the latest version of the operating system in its purest form, having a “2-day battery” life, an aluminium frame, a Gorilla Glass 3 screen protection and promise for software updates for up to 2 years while still retailing for close to ₦30,000?
Well, say hello to the Nokia 2.
Here, a quick overview:
- Network: 2G / 3G / 4G
- Display: 5.0 inches, LTPS LCD Touchscreen display — (720 x 1280 pixels)
- Software: Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
- Processor: 1.3 GHz Quad-core CPU (Qualcomm Snapdragon 212)
- Memory: 1GB RAM | 8GB ROM
- Cameras: Front — 5 MP | Rear — 8 MP (Autofocus, LED Flash)
- Battery: 4100 mAh
Software, Design, Display
The Nokia 2, launched at the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2017, is a dual SIM Android Nougat device (version 7.1.1) which has support for LTE.
Design-wise, the device, while still featuring “2016 bezels”, is crafted from sturdy materials.
At the back, the Nokia 2 sports a polycarbonate enclosing which looks removable and an aluminum frame surrounds the device and is available in three distinctive colors.
The device features a 5-inch LTPS LCD Touch display having a 720 by 1280 pixel resolution (294 PPI) which is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection.
Performance, Hardware, Cameras
Beneath the exteriors, the Nokia 2 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 chipset which is a 1.3 GHz Quad-core CPU coupled with the Adreno 304 GPU for pushing graphics.
For memory, the device comes with a gigabyte of RAM and an internal storage of 8GB which can be extended by a microSD card, capacities up to 128GB.
For selfies, snaps and video calls, the Nokia 2 sports a 5MP front-facing shooter while its primary camera is an 8MP lens which is supported by a single LED flashlight which sits directly beneath it.
The battery, which is one of the device’s major selling point, is a massive 4100 mAh non-removable monster which Nokia (HMD Global, that is) says would hold up just fine for 2 days on a single charge.
Nokia 2 Price in Nigeria
The Nokia 2 is currently available in Nigeria and retails for between ₦31,000 and ₦36,000.
How much you end up getting the device depends solely on the store you are purchasing from and your location in the country.
Nokia 2 Full Device Specifications
Here are the full essential details about the device…
Network and Software
|Operating System||Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)|
Design and Display
|Dimensions||143.5 x 71.3 x 9.3 mm|
|Build||Aluminium frame, Plastic front, Polycarbonate back|
|Colors||Pewter / Black, Pewter / White, Copper / Black|
|Display Size||5.0 inches|
|Display Type||LTPS LCD Touchscreen|
|Display Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Display Protection||Gorilla Glass 3|
Performance and Hardware
|Processor Name||Qualcomm Snapdragon 212|
|Processor Type||1.3 GHz Quad-core CPU|
|SD Card Support||Yes (Up to 128GB)|
|Front Camera||5 MP|
|Rear Camera||8 MP (Autofocus, LED Flash)|
|Battery Capacity||4100 mAh|
Connectivity and Multimedia
|WiFi||Yes (802.11 b/g/n)|