Nokia 2 

price₹ 5,994 onwards

launchNov, 2017

16.5

excellence score

62.5

value for money score

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Design

  • Very good build quality, premium design elements
  • Fingerprint prone screen

Display

  • Good display - it is bright, contrasty and sharp for the money

Software

  • Vanilla Android UI with Android Go optimizations

Performance

  • Mediocre, sluggish performance thanks to a humble chipset and low RAM - falls far behind the competition from the likes of Xiaomi (Redmi 4/4A/5)

Camera

  • Mediocre cameras - front and back - again falling behind the Redmi series

Battery

  • Outstanding battery life - achieved by a combination of a 4, 100mAh power pack, humble chipset, and comparatively small screen
  • Slow charging - a full charge from flat with the bundled adapter takes a pretty sluggish four and a half hours, while half an hour will only get you from 0 to 10%

More

  • Dedicated microSD slot (instead of hybrid Dual SIM/MicroSD slot) is always a good thing
  • 8GB of internal storage is extremely limiting too, and will soon start causing issues as you install more apps
  • On the whole, on its own the Nokia may be a decent first smartphone for very basic needs, but falls behind the Redmi series in terms of overall value proposition, so will not quite give you that much bang for the buck

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Nokia 2 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 7.1 Nougat, Upgradeable to 8.1 OreoExpected update to 9.0 Pie
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.3 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 212Ranked #93 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 304
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity4100 mAh
Dimensions
Thickness9.3 mm
Camera
Primary Camera8.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Secondary Camera5.0MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Water ResistantYes, IP52 Rated
FM RadioYes
More
  • Splash Resistant (IP52)

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