Nokia 2 - HMD Introduces Cheap Smartphone

Nokia 2 from HMD includes a powerful battery. Is the technology convincing? The Nokia 2 is available in three color options: gray-black, gray-white and copper-red-black. HMD Global has announced Nokia 2 after some rumors and a leaked image of a prototype. The price of the smartphone could make some fans sit up as the device costs less than 100 euros! With the battery, HMD is also based on the Nokia phones before the smartphones came.

As the low price suggests, the Nokia 2 is not a device from the premium segment. The new low-end smartphone from HMD is in the entry-level class and is more suitable as a second device. The LCD screen measures a screen size of 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) and resolves in HD (1280x720 pixels).

Gorilla Glass 3 offers protection, the front comes without any physical button. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 212 from Qualcomm with up to 1.3 gigahertz of power and 1 gigabyte (GB) of memory. The internal memory is 8GB, a microSD card extends this by up to 128 GB. Nokia 2 can also get used as a dual-SIM smartphone. Furthermore, the phone is LTE-capable and connects to Bluetooth-compatible devices.

The front camera snaps 5-megapixel selfies. The main camera on the back has a resolution of 8 megapixels and a built-in LED flash. The highlight is the battery. It offers a capacity of 4,100 mah and should according to HMD guarantee up to two days of operation.

Nokia 2 get protected against dust and dripping water according to IP52 certification. As operating system Android 7.1.1 Nougat is in the pure version, HMD promises regular safety updates. An exact date for the market launch is not yet known, the price is 99 euros.