Nokia2hands-on Review

Introduction

It’s been much less than a year given that Nokia made its huge return with Android and the business has actually currently released 6 phones ever since. The most up to date one to be introduced is the Nokia 2, which made its global debut at an occasion in India yesterday.

The language must make it clear yet the Nokia 2 will certainly be one of the most economical mobile phone in the variety. It’s no coincidence that the launch remained in India, due to the fact that India as well as other creating markets will be the key market for a low-price device like the Nokia 2.

However affordability isn’t all Nokia is going for right here. The key feature that the company is speaking about is the 2-day battery life thanks to the large 4100mAh battery. The phone additionally boasts of a light weight aluminum framework, an LTPS IPS screen and the assurance of stock Android with fast updates.

Nokia 2 vital specs

On paper, the Nokia 2 isn’t much. However, it’s not expected to be. Nokia is targeting the phone at attribute phone customers that will certainly be updating to a smart device for the very first time. This is why battery life was the essential focus for the Nokia 2, as function phone customers are utilized to multiple days of battery life.

We had a short hands-on with the gadget at the launch event and also here are our first impressions.

Camera

We really did not get to take a great deal of photos at the event, yet one of the trial devices we were inspecting did have a bunch of photos currently taken by the team, so we just selected to feature several of those.

The photo quality isn’t especially terrific. The pictures are satisfactory for a budget plan phone as well as for sharing photos on social media, but the photos did not have in all facets throughout the board, whether it was shades, comparison, details, vibrant range or white balance.

First Impressions

The Nokia 2 is mainly a typical gadget. The promise of two-day battery life is appealing, yet competition like Xiaomi has been doing it for some time now as well as with far more powerful equipment.

Nokia did reveal a EUR99 cost, which is quite respectable, yet most importantly omitted the prices in crucial markets like India throughout the global launch.

In the end, it is this rate that will decide the destiny of this gadget, as there is no lack of qualified and also inexpensive mobile phones, especially in Oriental markets.

Network
  • Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • Launch
  • Announced: 2017, October
  • Status: Available. Released 2017, November
  • Body
  • Dimensions: 143.5 x 71.3 x 9.3 mm (5.65 x 2.81 x 0.37 in)
  • Weight: 161 g (5.68 oz)
  • Build: Aluminum frame, plastic back
  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display
  • Type: LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~67.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Platform
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8909v2 Snapdragon 212 (28 nm)
  • Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Adreno 304
  • Memory
  • Card slot: microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal: 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
  • Main Camera
  • Single: 8 MP, AF
  • Features: LED flash
  • Video: 720p@30fps
  • Selfie camera
  • Single: 5 MP
  • Video:
  • Sound
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • Comms
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.1, A2DP, LE
  • Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Radio: FM radio with RDS
  • microUSB 2.0
  • Features
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser: HTML5
  • – MP4/H.264 player
    – MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
    – Photo/video editor
    – Document viewer
  • Battery
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 4100 mAh battery
  • Stand-by: Up to 1340 h (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 19 h (3G)
  • Music play: Up to 139 h
  • Misc
  • Colors: Pewter/Black, Pewter/White, Copper/Black
  • SAR EU: 0.29 W/kg (head)     1.53 W/kg (body)    
  • Price: About 110 EUR
  • Tests
  • Performance: Basemark OS II: 478 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 154Basemark X: 2220
  • Display: Contrast ratio: 1227:1 (nominal), 2.752 (sunlight)
  • Camera: Photo
  • Loudspeaker: Voice 66dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 75dB
  • Audio quality: Noise -53.2dB / Crosstalk -96.2dB
  • Battery life: Endurance rating 109h
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