HMD Global just announced the Nokia 2.3, the company’s latest budget Android One smartphone and the successor of Nokia 2.2 at an event in Egypt, as expected. It packs a 6.2-inch HD+ screen, is powered by MediaTek Helio A22 12nm SoC with 2GB RAM, runs Android 9.0 (Pie) with 2 years of Android and 3 years of security updates, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with AI low-light feature, HDR, secondary 2-megapixel depth sensing camera for Portrait Mode, ‘Recommended Shot’ feature that automatically captures alternate images before and after the shutter button is pressed and suggests the best one.
It has a 5-megapixel camera on the front with support for Face Unlock, but it doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor. The phone also comes with a dedicated Google Assistant Button, has dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots, features 3D nano-textured cover. “Advanced structural engineering made it possible to integrate the dual camera and flash into the rear of the phone without a camera bump. Inner high-precision diecast aluminium chassis makes the structure solid and rigid protecting all the components inside,” said the company. It packs a 4000mAh battery that promises 2 days of battery life.
Nokia 2.3 specifications
- 6.2-inch (720 x 1520 pixels) HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio 2.5D curved glass display
- 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU
- 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Dual SIM
- Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP secondary camera
- 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 3.5 mm headphone jack, FM Radio
- Dimensions: 157.69 x 75.41 x 8.68mm; Weight: 183g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, micro USB
- 4000mAh battery
The Nokia 2.3 comes in Cyan Green, Sand and Charcoal colors, is priced at 109 Euros (US$ 121 / Rs. 8,625 approx.) and will be roll out mid-December globally.