HMD Global, which sells Nokia brand of mobile phones, continues to bet heavily on the Indian market driven by the steady performance it has witnessed in the last few years, a top company executive said. HMD also unveiled its latest Nokia 2.3 smartphone here for 109 euros (about Rs 8,600) and said it will make its way into the Indian market soon.
The Nokia 2.3 features a large 6.2-inch screen and promises a two-day battery. The Android 10-ready device will receive guaranteed monthly security updates for three years and OS updates for two years, ensuring that this smartphone gets better over time, Shroff said.
The smartphone features a dual camera and comes with Recommended Shot’, a brand-new Nokia phones feature that helps users choose the best picture. It also has a dedicated Google Assistant Button. “We are very happy with the India performance. We are just three years old and growing steadily.
There were many brands in the Indian market but now there are much fewer. We continue to look at the market with a long term view and are committed to it,” HMD Global General Manager Global Portfolio and Product Planning Pranav Shroff told PTI.
Popular Smartphone Company Nokia has now entered into Smart TV industry when India’s e-commerce giant Flipkart on Thursday feature it on its website and app.
It is currently priced at Rs 41,999 and is only available in one variant of 55-inch. "The acoustics of the Nokia Smart TV has been engineered by JBL, which will let customers experience clear vocal tones and minimal harmonic distortion.
True to JBL's brand recall, the Nokia Smart TV will also enjoy deep bass tones, typically popular with Indian audiences," the company said in a statement.
Nokia Smart TV is powered with quad-core chipset with 2.2GB RAM and 16GB on-board storage and will run on Android 9.0 Operating System (OS) that will allow users access a host of apps on the Android TV Play Store.
The Smart TV uses a 4K panel with a 178-degree wide-angle view and comes with Intelligent Dimming. The panel has a contrast ratio 1200:1 and supports up to 400 nits brightness.
(With input from PTI)