Nokia 1 pre-loaded with Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) has been launched in Dark Blue and Warm Red color variants at Rs. 5499. The Nokia 1 is the first smartphone to ship with Android Oreo (Go edition). The Android Go platform is capable of delivering an optimized experience in low-end budget smartphones. Moreover, the smartphone ships with lightweight versions of a wide range of Google apps and services.
The Nokia 1 comes with a specialized Xpress On two-tone polycarbonate exchangeable covers, which enable users to personalize the device. On the specifications front, the Nokia 1 features a 4.5-inch (854×480) IPS display, MediaTek MT6737M processor, 1GB RAM coupled with a paltry 8GB expandable internal storage.
The rear side offers a 5MP camera sensor with a fixed focus lens and LED flash, while the front-facing camera ships with a 2MP sensor. In addition to 4G VoLTE, the Nokia 1 provides support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS and FM Radio.
Unlike iPhone 8 series, HMD Global hasn’t removed the headphone port and retained it for the benefit of customers. The device also offers support for standard sensors. A 2150mAh battery integrated with the smartphone is capable of delivering up to 9 hours and 15 hours of talk time and standby time respectively.
With Nokia 1, you can insert optional Xpress On covers, which is available for Rs 450. However, you will have to wait until the end of April. Reliance Jio is also offering a cashback of Rs 2200 alongside free 60GB additional data. If you purchase Nokia1, you will be eligible to avail 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account. As part of the launch, Redbus is offering 20 percent discount for all Nokia 1 customers.