HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2.1 in the Kenyan market. The smartphone is available at a retail price of Ksh. 11,500.
As with other Nokia phones, the phone comes with the latest Android operating system (Android Oreo) as part of the Android One program by Google. It is powered by Qualcomm™ Snapdragon 425 processor, 5 Megapixel selfie camera, 8 Megapixel back camera, 5.5-inch HD touchscreen, and dual front-facing stereo speakers. It also comes with a 4,000mAh battery which HMD claims can go 2 days without the need for a recharge.
Dimensions: 153.6 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm (6.05 x 3.06 x 0.38 in)
Weight: 174 grams
Build: Aluminum frame, plastic back
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen: 5.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition); Android One
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPU: Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: Adreno 308
Internal storage: 8 GB (Upgradable via microSD up to 128 GB)
Back camera: 8 Megapixels with LED flash with Video at 720p@30fps
Selfie camera: 5 Megapixels
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery