After the Lava Z50 launch last week, Nokia 1 becomes the second Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone to launch in India. It was introduced at the MWC last month and packs a 4.5-inch screen, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek SoC, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo), has 5MP rear camera with LED flash, 2MP front-facing shooter and supports 4G VoLTE. Since it is an Android Oreo (Go Edition) phone, it has all the Go Edition apps that are slowing making their way offering smooth experience.
The Nokia 1 supports also Xpress-on interchangeable polycarbonate covers.
Nokia 1 specifications
- 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA IPS display
- 1.1GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737M with Mali-T720 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition
- Dual SIM
- 5 MP fixed-focus rear camera with LED flash
- 2 MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 133.6 x 67.78 x 9.5 mm
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
- 2150mAh battery
The Nokia 1 comes in Warm Red and Dark Blue colors, is priced at Rs. 5,499 and will go on sale starting March 28th. The Xpress On covers in packs of Azure and Grey or Yellow and Pink will be available separately starting April at an MRP of Rs. 450. Check out the hands-on impressions from MWC here.
- Cashback offer from Jio of Rs. 2200, making the effective price of Nokia 1 to come down to Rs. 3299.
- 60GB additional data for jio users
- 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs 1,000 in the introductory period.
- 20% off on booking first ride via redBus
Commenting on the launch, Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global, HMD Global, said:
There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Asia and Africa. As the value market leader in feature phones, we understand the barriers and challenges people face when it comes to stepping up to a smartphone which is where the Nokia 1 fits in perfectly. Not only is this our most affordable smartphone ever, it also combines the reassuring quality and design of a Nokia smartphone with the latest Android Oreo (Go edition) to deliver exceptional value and realize our dream of creating a complete smartphone experience that is accessible to everyone.