Mobile World Congress 2018
Barcelona, Spain, 25 February 2018 – HMD Global introduced five new smartphones. Three of these (Nokia 6 new, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco) smartphones will come in the Android Oreo device, while another smartphone Nokia 1 will come in Android Oreo Go Edition. HMD Global also introduced its iconic Nokia 8110 4G phone. The price of Nokia 8110 phone is 99 euro which is approximately 7,876 rupees.This phone was launched by Nokia’s Chief Product Officer Juhoe Servix. This phone will be available from May 2018.
Android Oreo Go Edition Sneak peek
HMD Global took the curtain from Nokia 1 smartphone in the event. The first phone of Android Go is ready to come. According to the report, the first phone to come with Android Go OS will be Nokia 1. In May this year, Google launched Android Oreo (Go edition), a light version of Android Oreo 8.O, optimized for devices with 1GB RAM or less for the cheap smartphone. For Android Go phones, Google has already introduced light apps like Maps Go, Google Go, YouTube Go.
The Nokia 1 is designed to be smooth and responsive, with full access to the Google Play Store so you can find all your favourite apps from WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram to mobile banking while also highlighting apps that are optimised for Android Oreo (Go edition).You can give your Nokia 1 a makeover thanks to the popular Xpress-on covers, available in a range of vibrant colours. These covers are made of two-tone Polycarbonate durable material design, which will cost around 500 rupees. With this help, you will be able to change the phone’s cover accordingly.
Nokia has partnered with Google, this has led to the launch of Nokia 1 smartphone with Android One platform. This is the company’s first Android Oreo (Go Edition) phone. The price of Nokia 1 is $ 85, according to the Indian currency, it costs around Rs 5,400. Sales of Nokia 1 for users will start in April.
Nokia 1 Specifications
- Inherently coloured two-tone polycarbonate shell
- Dual Nano Sim – 4G LTE
- 4.5” FWVGA IPS display, 5 finger Touch-Screen
- 5 MP Rear Camera With LED Flash
- 2 MP Front Camera
- Android Oreo 8.1 Go edition
- Processor – MT6737M Quad Core 1.1GHz
- 1 GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 8 GB Internal Storage,
- Hybrid Sim Slot, microSD up to 128 GB
- Battery – 2150 mAh, removable – Talk time Up to 9 hours, Video playback time Up to 4.8 hours
- Colours – Warm Red, Dark Blue and express-on coves
- Size 133.6 x 67.78 x 9.5mm
- Weight 131g (including battery)
- Bluetooth and Wifi – Yes
- FM Radio
- Cable type- MicroUSB (USB 2.0)
- Sensors – Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, G-sensor
- Drip protection (IP52)