HMD Global, which sells Nokia brand of mobile phones, on Wednesday announced the launch of Nokia 2.3 smartphone in the Indian market priced at Rs 8,199. The device was unveiled in Cairo earlier this month and, will compete with smartphones from the stables of players like Xiaomi, Infinix and realme.
"Nokia 2 series has been one of our most successful franchises in the accessible segment in India and to augment the value we bring to our Indian consumers, we have fronted a 1-year replacement guarantee on Nokia 2.3..." HMD Global Vice President - India, Middle-East and North Africa Sanmeet Kochhar said.
Consumers have loved HMD's 1-year replacement guarantee on Nokia feature phones and now this is being extended to smartphones with the Nokia 2.3, he added. Nokia branded phones once dominated the Indian phone market but lost its spot to South Korean major Samsung, and was also adversely impacted by sale of low-cost Chinese phones.
The key features on the latest entry-level Android phone include dual rear camera setup, quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, and 4,000mAh battery, among others. According to a report of NDTV’s Gadgets 360, the Finnish company has announced a one-year replacement guarantee on the phone covering hardware defects. Also, a 6-month warranty on the accessories is on the cards.
Nokia 2.3 features a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) in-cell display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) connectivity. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM. Nokia 2.3 runs stock Android Pie software.
On the imaging front, Nokia 2.3 comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture, paired with a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The rear camera setup is accompanied by an LED flash module. On the front, the Nokia 2.3 offers a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
(With inputs from PTI)