Much to customers’ expectations, the Nokia brand licensee HMD Global launched Nokia 2.3 smartphone in Cairo, Egypt on 5 December, 2019, according to reports. The Nokia 2.3 is an entry-level smartphone that comes with a 6.2-inch HD display (720×1520 pixels) and 19:9 screen ratio. The budget smartphone also houses a 4,000 mAh battery which comes with AI-powered two-day battery life, the company claims.
With this launch, Nokia is planning a tough competition for its Chinese rivals such as Oppo, Vivo, Realme and other, especially in the Indian budget smartphone market.
Nokia 2.3 price, availability in India:
Nokia 2.3 has been launched at a price of EUR 109 (approximately ₹8,600). The phone’s predecessor Nokia 2.2 was released in June this year with the price tag of ₹6,999, and it runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) and incorporates the Mediatek processor.
At the launch event, the company announced that the Nokia 2.3 will be available in three colour variants — Charcoal, Cyan Green, and Sand.
The details of the smartphone arriving in India and its launch date and price is yet to be announced by the company. However, we can expect the phone to be launched quite soon for Indian users as it is already listed on the Nokia India website.
Nokia 2.3 specifications:
The Nokia 2.3 comes packed with features, especially for budget smartphone users. Housing dual-SIM (Nano) slots, the smartphone comes with Android 9 Pie update. However, the company at the launch event added that the device is ready for Android 10 update. The smartphone is an Android One certified device, which means that users will get a pure Android experience with a streamlined interface and no bloatware.
Apart from this, the budget smartphone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC and comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 400GB.
Coming to the cameras, the Nokia 2.3 houses a dual rear camera setup with a 13MP primary rear camera and a 2MP depth sensor that powers the Portrait Mode and multiple bokeh effects. On the front, the smartphone offers a 5MP camera.
The other specifications of Nokia 2.3 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB (v2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.