HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the launch of the Nokia 2. Nokia phones have always been associated with great battery life and the Nokia 2 is planning to take it to a whole new level. With reportedly two-day battery life, the Nokia 2 is built to keep going long after other smartphones need recharging according to HMD Global.
HMD Global say that the two-day battery life doesn’t come at the expense of performance either. Combining a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Mobile Platform and a 5 inch, high quality display with the pure, secure and up to date Android experience.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, said:
“People rely on their phones so much these days with many people subconsciously rationing their battery life when out and about so they can last the day. We don’t think you should have to do less with your phone which is why we created a smartphone that can power through when other devices need a pit stop.
With the Nokia 2, we wanted to replicate the unique Android experience we’ve delivered so far with the long-lasting battery which so many fans associate and expect from their Nokia phones. To make this a reality, every component of the Nokia 2– from the display to battery, chipset to system design — has been engineered to draw as little power as possible from the huge battery to give fans a long-lasting phone they can rely on.”
Built to last in every way
The Nokia 2 delivers unrivalled durability in design, drawing on all the hallmarks of the Nokia phone heritage of quality, simplicity and reliability. Its sleek frame is precision-machined from a single block of aluminium while Corning® Gorilla® Glass is complemented by sculpted polycarbonate on the back delivering both a great feel and the build-quality you expect from a Nokia smartphone. Premium materials and thoughtful, ergonomic design combine to create a unique model that’s as practical as it is stylish, leaving you free to enjoy an affordable, long-lasting smartphone experience.
Freedom To Do More
It’s not just about the high capacity 4100 mAh battery, the 5-inch LTPS LCD HD display offers a bright, crisp viewing experience while delivering lower power consumption. The Nokia 2 gives you the freedom to fully immerse yourself in continuous entertainment — from HD videos and crisp, clear photos to your favourite songs, social media, and web browsing — without worrying about running out of battery.
With an 8MP rear camera featuring automatic scene detection and auto focus, the Nokia 2 ensures you get fantastic shots every time. Using the 5MP front camera, you can capture the moment from any angle. You will always have the extra capacity you need for the memories you capture with its dedicated memory card slot and unlimitediiphoto and video uploads to Google Photos.
Always Pure, Secure and Up-to-Date Android
Nokia smartphones always offer a pure, secure and up-to-date Android experience, with incredible features like Google Assistant but no preinstalls or skins. Launching with Android Nougat and Android Oreo ready, the Nokia 2 receives monthly security updates so you can be sure that your smartphone is safe and up-to-date.
- A precision-machined aluminum frame
- Bright HD LTPS screen with low power consumption
- Corning® Gorilla® Glass display
- Sculpted polycarbonate back
- 8 MP autofocus rear camera and 5 MP front camera
- Clean and clutter-free Android Nougat with regular updates, featuring Doze mode for prolonged battery life
- Trusted Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 212 processor
- Ambient light sensor, accelerometer and e-compass
- 8 GB storage², plus a MicroSD card slot
- Available as both single SIM and dual SIM variants
The Nokia 2 will be available in Pewter/Black, Pewter/White and Copper/Black for a global average retail price of €99. A date is yet to be finalised but early 2018 is expected.
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