Nokia 2.4 First Impressions (An Ideal Budget Phone from HMD Global)

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    The Finnish company HMD Global has launched a new Android smartphone Nokia 2.4 to its lineup. Though it was released long back in the European market, Indian launch was delayed.

    Nokia 2.4 with 4500mAh battery and MediaTek Helio P22 chipset is a budget smartphone in the company’s lineup that is well placed against Redmi 9 Prime and Realme C15.

    Sporting a 6.5-inch (1600x720 pixels) IPS LCD display, the Nokia 2.4 smartphone has got bezels on all sides. There is a waterdrop notch at the front.

    Nokia 2.4 Specifications:

    Powered by MediaTek Helio P22 SoC coupled with up to 3GB RAM, the Nokia 2.4 handset gets 2 storage variants namely 16GB and 32GB. The internal storage can be further expandable using a microSD card.

    The smartphone features a dual-camera setup at the rear. It includes 13MP f/2.2 primary camera and 2MP depth sensor. For shooting selfies, it is equipped with 5MP front camera. You will be disappointed if you expect pixel-type photography with Nokia 2.4.

    The Nokia 2.4 gets a dedicated Google Assistant button. Moreover, it packs a fingerprint scanner at the rear.

    AndroidOne Handset, So Guaranteed Updates:

    Being an Android One device, it runs the stock Android 10 operating system (except the bloatware from Google itself). Above all, it will get Android 11 update and the guaranteed security updates for 3 years and software update for 2 years.

    With 4500mAh battery, Nokia 2.4 will surely last for 2 days on moderate usage. On the connectivity front, Nokia 2.4 supports Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and microUSB port.

    Though the handset measures 165.85mm in length, it weighs 189 grams. When the Chinese handsets are weighing more than 230grams, the HMD Global limits its size to 189 grams.

    What’s Your Opinion?

    Available in Charcoal, Fjord, and Dusk colours, the Finnish company has fixed its price at INR 10,399. Though there is no official information regarding the date of its availability, the Nokia 2.4 handset is available for pre-booking in India.

    In short, Nokia 2.4 is an ideal handset for someone who is looking for bigger display, big battery, and stock Android. Moreover, the brand Nokia itself is a big testimonial.

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  • Starting December 5th, Nokia 2.4 is available at all retail outlets and online eCommerce websites. The latest handset gets a price tag of Rs ₹10,399 for the 3GB/64GB.

    Though there are no launch offers on HMD Global’s Nokia, the Reliance Jio has tied up with Nokia team to offer benefits worth 3550. Both the new and existing Jio customers can avail this offer.

    As per the offer, the ₹349 recharge would give an instant cashback of ₹2000 and ₹1550 worth vouchers from the partners.

    The Nokia 2.4 handset is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 chipset and boots stock Android 10 operating system. As said earlier, the Nokia 2.4 smartphone is the best bet for elders who are looking for a clean handset with a big battery and bigger display.

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