HMD Global has launched Nokia 1 during the Pre-Event of the Mobile World Congress. This company is the cheapest smartphone. The special thing is that this smartphone runs on the Android Go platform (OS).
This Google platform is built specifically for entry-level smartphones. Google has already launched Go series apps for this OS. It includes apps like Gagl Go, Maps Go, Assistant Go, and Gmail Go. These apps have been made worth running on cheap entry-level smartphones. So Nokia 1 is entry level smartphone and Pure Android will also experience.
Nokia 1 has been priced at $ 85 . However, in the coming days, it will be clear what will be its value in India. Its sale will start from April. It will have two color variants – warm red and dark blue
Speaking of specifications, Nokia 4.5 has a 4.5-inch FWVGA screen and has been given the 1.1GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6737M processor. It has 1GB of RAM and has 8GB internal storage. You can extend it up to 128GB via micro SD card. This smartphone runs on Android Oreo (Go Edition) and it will also get a new update in the coming time.
For photography, it has a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera and it also has LED flash. For the selfie, it has a 2-megapixel front camera.
Nokia 1 includes standard features such as 4G VoLTE for connectivity including WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and Micro USB connector. Its battery is 2,150mAh and the company has claimed it will give 9 hours of talk time and will provide a standby backup for 15 days.
Significantly, Android Go Edition is coming with this smartphone for the first time. It would be interesting to see how users do adopt. Its entire Ecosystem is different, the apps will be new, so this smartphone has a lot to expect. It is a good thing for Indian smartphone users to get pure Android in this price segment.