The Nokia 1 Android Go edition was launched in India today by HMD Global, bringing a stock Android experience in the entry level with the promise of fast updates. The Nokia 1 was announced at the MWC 2018 event held earlier this year in Barcelona, Spain. It was HMD Global’s first ever Android Go edition Android One smartphone.

HMD Global‘s Nokia 1 is an entry-level smartphone and utilizes the new Go edition Android. It comes with Android Go (Oreo edition) installed out of the box, as a part of the new Nokia Android One lineup.

Nokia 1 Specifications

The Nokia 1 comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA resolution display. The phone runs on Android Go (Oreo) out of the box and is a part of Google’s Android One program.

Nokia 1

Powering the Nokia 1 is a quad-core Mediatek MT6737M chipset with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The internal storage can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.

In terms of optics, the Nokia 1 comes with a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP camera on the front. Other features of the Nokia 1 include dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The phone lacks a fingerprint sensor. It is powered by a 2150mAh battery.

Nokia 1 Xpress On Covers

HMD also revealed a bunch of colourful Xpress-On covers, allowing buyers to customize their phones the way they want to.

Nokia 1 Price and Availability

The Nokia 1 Android Go edition has been launched at Rs 5,499, and will be available for purchase starting on March 28. Additionally, the Xpress-On covers will be available for purchase separately starting in April, at a price of Rs 450.

HMD Global has also announced a Reliance Jio cashback offer of Rs 2200, so the Nokia 1 will effectively cost Rs 3,299. Users can also get an additional 60GB data free on Reliance Jio with the Nokia 1.

Additional offers:

  • 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.
  • 20% off on booking first ride via redBus –
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