Android smartphones and gotten pretty strong. Typifying that says Ajey Mehta, its India boss and VP, "There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Asia and Africa [ii]".
The Nokia 1 comes with Xpress On interchangeable polycarbonate covers, taking us back to the old days when we used to change the covers of the Nokia phones as per a color of our choice. After the Lava Z50 launch last week, Nokia 1 becomes the second Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone to launch in India. HMD Global has also launched the Xpress-on covers for the Nokia 1 in India, which are priced at ₹450 ($7) each. Nokia 1 is now available globally in warm Red and dark Blue. Th cover packs come in colour combinations of Azure and Grey; and Yellow and Pink. Additionally, users will also get 60GB of additional data on the network.
In addition to that, all Nokia 1 users will be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs 1,000 in the introductory period.
Nokia 1's specifications, this has a 4.50-inch display with 480 x 854 pixels resolution. That includes a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor that works in conjugation with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB of native storage. The Nokia 1 is the only phone in its portfolio which is based on Android Go, and specifically has been designed for markets like India which are price sensitive. Nokia has brought Go-version of the latest firmware in its entry-level smartphone Nokia 1. A fixed focus 5 MP camera complete with LED flash adorns the rear while the front gets a 2 MP camera, also of fixed focus.
The smartphone offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The battery on the Nokia 1 is 2150 mAh, and this is a removable one. Moreover, it is offering 4G LTE at a price of a feature phone which also can be considered as an add-on to this.