Nokia 2.1 Full Specifications and Review

Nokia 2.1

Nokia 2.1 is an entry-level smartphone for those on a budget. It was introduced by HMD Global couple of weeks ago. The device ships with the Snapdragon 425 with Quad-Core processor, there’s also 1GB of RAM space available. However, it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition with all the Go apps.

Where To Buy Nokia 2.1?

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Nokia 2.1 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Android 8.1 Oreo Go with 1GB RAM
  • Quad-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425
  • 8GB built-in storage
  • 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
  • 4000mAh non-removable Battery
  • Design And Display

From the back, there’s no wow factor or any attractive feature. Just an aluminium-like foundation at the top middle that houses the rear camera and the LED flash.

The Nokia logo is seen at the middle with no fingerprint in sight. The device has a plastic body and metal frame. Turning over to the sides, it measures 9.7mm in thickness and weighs 174g overall.

Nokia 2.1 image

The screen still remains the same compared to the Nokia 2. It has an older 16:9 aspect ratio screen, with thick top and bottom bezels. But hey, they house dual stereo speakers.

It’s built around a 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. This has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 267 pixels per inch density for clear and sharp visuals. It stretches up to 70% screen to body ratio as well.

Hardware and Software

The Snapdragon 425 takes the wheel of steel here, it was built on an older 28nm process technology and comes with 4-cores of processor clocking at 1.4GHz as well. While the Adreno 308
graphics processor controls graphics.

Even though it has just 1GB of RAM space available, it has a memory speed of 667MHz and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition. For storing files, there’s 8GB of internal storage available, you can expand up to 128GB as well.

Camera, Network And Connectivity

It sports an 8MP rear shooter with f/2.2 aperture, a LED flash and other internal features. While the 5MP selfie camera handles selfies.

The Nokia 2.1 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.

Battery, Price And Availability

The Nokia 2.1 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 4000mAh battery with no fast charging technology. Nokia 2.1 is available on shopping stores, starting from $99 to $109, that’s about (N35,000 – N36,000).

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Full Specification Of Nokia 2.1

LAUNCH
・Announced: July 2018
・Status: Available. July 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: 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)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)

DESIGN
・Material Type: Plastic, Aluminium frame
・Dimensions: 153.6 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm
・Colour: Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver
・Weight: 174g

・Screen Type: HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.5-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
・Pixel Density: 267ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 70%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo Go
・Processor: Quad-core 1.4GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 308

STORAGE
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 8GB
・RAM: 1GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 8MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No

FEATURES
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: No
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・USB: Yes
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 4000mAh
・Type: Li-Ion
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: No

Posted by Joseph Young

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