Update: Two weeks after the Global debut, Nokia brings its new entry-level smartphone Nokia 2.3 to India. It will be available to buy via nokia.com/phones at ₹8,199 starting from 27th December with a 1-year replacement guarantee. It will also be made available via offline retail stores across India including Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika, Reliance Digital, and Croma.
Earlier: 5th December – Nokia launches Nokia 2.3, the successor of last year’s Nokia 2.2 at an event held in Cairo, Egypt. It’s an entry-level smartphone that comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and powered by the Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor with a 4,000mAh battery. According to Nokia, the AI-assisted battery easily lasts up to 2 days on a single charge. It offers 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage and also includes a dedicated MicroSD slot that allows you to expand the device storage upto 512GB.
For photography, Nokia 2.3 comes with a dual-camera setup on the rear side that includes a primary 13MP camera and a secondary 2MP sensor with LED flash. The front camera has a 5MP sensor that is housed inside a display notch. The Nokia 2.3 runs on the Android 9 Pie and also part of Googles’ Android One program that provides 2-years of OS upgrades and 3-years of monthly security updates. Nokia 2.3 doesn’t include a fingerprint scanner but, it supports enhanced Face Unlock.
Nokia 2.3 Top Features
- 3D nano-textured cover
- Diecast metal chassis with polymer shell for better rigidity
- Advanced Image fusion technology for better low-light photos
- Recommended Shot – Automatically captures alternate images before and after the shutter button is pressed and suggests the best shot
- AI-powered Portrait mode
- Exclusive Bokeh effects with Focus adjustments – Star, Water Drop, Heart, Snow, Butterfly
- Enhanced Face Unlock with Liveliness detection
- Android 10 Ready
- Dedicated Google Assistant Button
The Nokia 2.3 comes in three colors – Charcoal, Cyan Green and Sand and priced at EUR 109 (Approx. ₹8,629). It will be available to buy in select countries starting mid-December 2019.
Nokia 2.3 Full Specifications
|Display||6.2-inch HD+ In-cell|
19:9 Aspect Ratio
|Processor||MediaTek Helio A22|
IMG PowerVR GPU
Up to 512GB
|OS||Android 9 Pie|
|SIM Type||Single SIM|
LTE Cat 4
|Ports||Micro USB Port|
3.5mm Audio Jack
|SAR Value||Head – TBA|
Body – TBA
|In the Box||Handset|