Nokia, the mobile phone brand licenced to Finnish manufacturer HMD Global, on March 26 launched the Nokia 1. The Android Oreo (Go edition)-based smartphone had first been unveiled at the Mobile World Congress, along with the Nokia 7 (2018), Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 8110. The Nokia 1 would be available on both online and offline platforms starting March 28. The phone would be available in red and blue colour variants which could be customised with Nokia Xpress On covers.
In terms of features, the Nokia 1 runs Android Oreo (Go edition), which is a light-weight version of Android Oreo compatible with devices with limited hardware prowess, such as 1GB RAM or less, etc. The Android Oreo (Go edition) also comes with a dedicated package of Google apps, which take less space and are optimised to use less hardware resources.
Coming to specifications, the Nokia 1 sports a 4.5-inch display with 480 x 854 pixels resolution.
It is powered by a MediaTek MT6737 quad-core processor clocked at 1.1Ghz, coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The smartphone features a 5MP primary camera and a 2MP selfie camera. The 4G phone supports dual SIM and a microSD slot for storage expansion. Powering the device is a 2150 mAh removable battery.