Nokia has launched its first smartphone running on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) and now the smartphone is available for sale in India. The Nokia 1 will be priced at Rs. 5,499, and the smartphone is available across mobile phone outlets in the country.
The Android Go ecosystem promises to deliver an optimised experience in budget smartphones and comes with lightweight versions of Google apps and services, such as Gmail Go and Google Maps Go. The smartphone will be available in Dark Blue and Warm Red colour options.
To add to this, Reliance Jio is offering a cashback offer worth Rs. 2,200, making the effective price of Nokia 1 to come down to Rs. 3,299, HMD Global said. Buyers will also get 60GB of additional data on the network.
Nokia 1 will have a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) IPS display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.
On the camera front, the smartphone will have a 5-megapixel camera at the back with a fixed focus lens and an LED flash. On the front, the handset has a 2-megapixel fixed focus camera.
The device will have 8GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). The smartphone offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It bears an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. The 2150mAh battery on board is rated to deliver up to 9 hours of talk time and up to 15 days of standby time. The smartphone measures 133.6×67.78×9.5mm.