In October 2017 HMD Global launched the budget Nokia 2 into US and India markets. Four months later in February this year, the Nokia 2 is now available in the Nigerian market. Check out pictures of what it looks like and my first impressions.
- Android 7.11
- 5.0 ” LCD Touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass
- 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB internal expandable memory
- Dual SIM capability- Nano SIM cards.
- 8 MP Auto-Focus primary camera with LED flash
- 5 MP front-facing camera
- 4,100mAh non-removable battery
- 4G LTE
The cardboard box is sealed at the extreme end by a safety tape
Upon opening, the main compartment slid out of an outer casing
- Nokia 2 (One Unit)
- USB cable (One Unit)
- Charger head with retractable prong (One Unit)
- Earphone (One Unit)
- Instruction Manual (One Unit)
- Safety Info and Guide (One Unit)
Safety info and Product Guide
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The 5MP camera is in the usual spot on top of the phone. It is located beside the camera and speaker slit.
Earphone jack is on top
Volume rocker and power button are both situated on the right hand corner
Charging port is underneath
A small slit underneath the charging port opens the battery compartment
The Nokia 2 is powered by a non-removable battery
Two nano SIM card holders are above the battery casing. One SIM card holder also serves as memory card slot
Listed specifications on the Nokia 2 makes it obvious that it is a budget smartphone.
Budget phone or not, the Nokia 2 is a lightweight smartphone that feels smooth to the touch. Its design has an intentional feel that is manifest in a sleek compact look.
For its official price of ₦32,000, the Nokia 2 does not look like a bad deal, but we must wait for a review to make an informed conclusion.