Nokia 1 Android Go Edition Launched in India

28 March, 2018, 01:46 | Author: Myrtle Cook
  • Nokia 1 Android Go Edition launched in India at Rs 5499: Specs, availability

The device was announced during MWC 2018 held in Barcelona earlier this year, and marks the launch of the first smartphone from Nokia's 2018 lineup in the Indian market. According to the current reports, the phone will be available from tomorrow, both online as well as offline.

"There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Asia and Africa".

Cashback offer from Jio of Rs. 2200/- making the effective price of Nokia 1 to come down to Rs. 3299/-.

There are already plenty of full-fledged Android phones available in India at around Rs 5499, so the Nokia 1 will have its work cut out for it.

One of the phones it had announced was the Nokia 1, which is based on a special version of Android called "Go Edition", tailor made for ultra affordable handsets in markets like India running "light" versions of core Google applications so that the entire Android computing experience is more efficient on frugal hardware.

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The Nokia 1 has been priced at Rs. 5,499 and will be available starting from March 28 in Warm Red and Dark Blue color options. Each costs an additional Rs. 450 and comes in shades of Azure and Grey or Yellow and Pink. Consumers also get 20% off on their first bus ride through redBus. However, you will need to make sure that you activate your Kotak 811 account with a deposit of Rs.1,000 to receive the benefit.

In terms of specifications, the device a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display. Under the hood, the newest Nokia Android Go phone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB inbuilt memory. Android Oreo Go aims to offer optimised performance. It includes an internal storage of 8GB which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

Camera: 5 MP fixed-focus rear camera with LED flash and 2 MP front-facing camera. The front side has 2 megapixels camera.

Nokia 1 users will be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify. There's 2150mAh removable battery that claims to offer up to 9 hours of talk time and 15 days of standby time. Other features of the Nokia 1 include dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Global Positioning System.

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