New Nokia smartphones launched in Mobile World Congress

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Feb 26, 2018, 07:27 AM(IST)

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The Finnish company affiliated with Nokia, HMD global unveiled new Nokia phones on Sunday during the ongoing Mobile World Congress.

Phones that were launched are Nokia 1, Nokia 7 plus (new version of Nokia 6) and Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 8110 4g.

Nokia 1 and Nokia 8110 4g were the key highlights of the launch.

A mid-range phone Nokia 1 is basic feature phone but what is interesting about this is that it is a first Android Go phone.

Android go was launched by Google in 2017 for phones with RAM up to 1 GB targeting markets with expensive data plans like India.

Android go gives full access to Google play store and comes with preloaded reworked google apps like YouTube go and Gmail go.

It also comes with 8 GB internal storage which is expandable up to 128 GB.

It also has 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and front 2-megapixel front camera.

The users buying Nokia 1 will have two colour variants to choose from, warm red and dark blue.

Nokia is priced at $85 and will available from early April.

The phone's expected price in India would be around 5,000 rupees.

Priced at $921, Nokia 8 Sirocco was also launched and is part of the Nokia premium range smartphones.

According to reports Nokia 8 Sirocco is targetted to compete with Apple and Samsung phones.

Nokia 8 Sirocco with 5.5-inch screen has features like wireless charging, dual camera.

Upgraded version of Nokia 6, Nokia 7 plus is priced at $491 and runs on Android operating system.

Nokia 8110 4g is an upgraded version of Nokia 8110 which was launched in 1996.

Similarly, in Mobile World Congress of 2017, the company launched the remake of its another iconic phone Nokia 3310.

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