Nokia 2.3 has been officially unveiled today. Delivering a feature-packed camera, a large 6.2” HD+ screen and two-day battery life despite being an entry-level phone.
HMD Global’s latest budget level smartphone the Nokia 2.3 has been officially launched in Pakistan. In most areas, the newly launched smartphone brings major improvements compared to its predecessor launched in June.
Design and Display
Nokia 2.3 comes with a simple and basic smartphone design and is constructed using polymer plastic. The smartphone also features 3D nano-textured cover on the back for better grip.
At the back, the dual-sensor camera is vertically stacked in the center accompanied by a dedicated Google Assistant button on the side. The smartphone is built around a 6.2-inch LCD notched display with considerably thick bezels by modern standards and 720p resolution.
Internal and Storage
Internally, the smartphone runs on MediaTek Helio A22 chipset topped with 2 GB RAM and 32 GB expandable onboard storage. Apart from this, it has all the basic features like dual SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 5.0, FM radio and headphone jack. Unfortunately, it comes with a micro USB charging port instead of the newer Type-C ports.
On the software front, the Nokia 2.3 is an Android One smartphone, that ships with Android 9 out of the box. However, the company has promised 2 years of Android updates and 3 years of monthly security updates, so we can expect an upgrade to Android 10 in a few weeks’ time.
At the back, the smartphone comes with a dual-sensor camera with 13 MP main sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor. For selfies, the Nokia 2.3 is equipped with a 5 MP single sensor shooter.
Battery and Pricing
The smartphone’s battery is one of its best features. It is powered by a 4000 mAh battery that, according to Nokia, will provide a 2-day battery life. Unfortunately, the battery is not backed by fast charging.
The Nokia 2.3 will be available for sale in Pakistan by 20th December in Cyan Green, Sand and Charcoal colors and will set users back by Rs. 18,300.
Nokia 2.3 Specifications
- CPU: Quad-core (four Cortex-A53)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6762M)
- OS: Android 9, Android One
- Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE;
- Display: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 6.2 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels resolution
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal: 32 GB
- Card slot: Yes
- Primary: 13 MP + 2 MP
- Secondary: 5 MP
- Connectivity: LTE, MicroUSB, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack
- Fingerprint scanner: No
- Battery: 4000 mAh
- Price: Rs. 18 300