Nokia 2.1 launched; See Specs Review, Features and Price

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Nokia 2.1 has been launched by HMD Global, the device is an entry-level smartphone with Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition and a massive battery capacity. This might be a code name for a Nokia 2 (2018), however, this 2.1 seems unique.

Nokia 2.1

Every other things are kept on a low including the specs, the Snapdragon 425 chip is on-board with Quad-Core processor. There's an 8MP rear camera, 8GB of Storage and 1GB of RAM. Lets find out more.

Design

Nokia 2.1

The 2.1 comes with a Plastic back we typically see on the Nokia's budget smartphones. Although there's an aluminium frame, which brings out the beauty pretty nicely. It's disappointing the device doesn't come with a fingerprint scanner, as there's nothing of such at the back.

Nokia 2.1

At the top middle, we can see the rear camera and LED flash on a vertically positioned foundation. It measures 9.7 mm in thickness due to its massive battery capacity, and weighs 174g overall. You can bet a color combination of either Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver and Grey/Silver.

Display

Nokia 2.1

The full view display won't be coming to Nokia's budget smartphones soon. The Nokia 2.1 brings its 16:9 aspect ratio screen just like its predecessor, which is totally disappointing. However, the top and bottom bezel houses two front-facing stereo speakers.

Nokia 2.1

The 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is a big leap from its predecessor, the screen is now bigger for big screen lovers. It has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 267 pixel per inch density for stunning visuals. Even with lots of bezels, the screen manages to stretch up to 70% screen-to-body ratio.

Hardware and Software

Running the race here is the Snapdragon 425 with Quad-Core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 4-Cores of processor here runs at a smooth pace of 1.4GHz with 28nm process technology. The Adreno 308 graphics processor takes care of graphics.

There's just 1GB of RAM space available with a maximum memory speed of 667MHz. While for storage, 8GB storage space is available and you can upgrade up to 128GB using a memory card. The Nokia 2.1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition (Android One). It will also receive Android P Go Edition update.

Camera

As expected, an 8MP shooter stays at the back with a LED flash, for all your photography needs. There's Autofocus, touch focus and other features available as well. While for selfies, the 5MP shooter at the top bezel will do its job.

Battery

Powering the Nokia 2.1 is a 4000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with no fast charging technology. Without the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% might take up to 3 hours.

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Nokia 2.1 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Nokia 2.1
Announced May, 2018
Released May, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 66(1700/2100)
SIM Type Nano + Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Plastic, Aluminium frame
Dimensions 153.6 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm
Weight 174g
Protection Yes
Colours Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver

Display

Display Type HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5-inch
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density 267ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 70%
Touch ScreenYes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

8MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
5MP

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo Go
Android One
Yes
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPU Quad-core 1.4GHz
GPU Adreno 308
1GB
Internal Storage 8GB
Yes, up to 128GB
-
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
-
ControlsTouchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared-
Wi-FiYes
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeYes, microUSB
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFC-
HDMI-
Facial Identification No
No

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Standby-
Talk Time-
Music Play-

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
-
-
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer

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