There is the good news from the HMD Global that launched its new smartphone in the early 2018 to the Indonesian markets. They launching an antry level smartphone named Nokia 2, not a mid-end smartphone or flagship any more. Of course, HMD Global sells Nokia 2 with the expensive price as entry level class smartphone,although its low-end.
So that, Nokia 2 is priced with the not suitable pocket content abaut Rp 1,4 million. It is a little more expensive than the middle to lower class smartphone from China that are currently popular namely the Xiaomi Redmi 5A. In fact,what Nokia 2 offer is quite mediocre for entering the lower middle class.
Even if, there is something special on Nokia 2 you must knowing.
In using Nokia 2 there are two impression that we got at the first time for several weeks. It is sturdy and simple. Nokia 2 brought by impression solid body with Aluminum. Block base made of solid Aluminium is rarely find in other smartphone. It is meant the frame Nokia 2 is not made of standard aluminum stabs or even just aluminum layers,but it is big enough piece of aluminum that is formed into the frame or tobe smartphone’s frame.
The using of these basic stuff can be felt when holding it by one hand. It is heavy and solid as our impression at firs time in using it and rarely found at low-end smartphone because we found on average two impression in using flagship smartphone.
Nokia 2 equipped by a 5 inch LTPS TFT type screen and HD resolusion (1280×720 pixels). It is different from other low-end smartphones that has been coated with corning Gorilla Glass 3. So Nokia 2 screen can withstand from scratches,while put in with coins,keys,and so on.
There is Something interesting about its screen for challanging sun exposure directly with brave. And various content can be displayed very well even though we are using it under the sun that qute hot. On account of there is a sunlight mode can be enabled.
The main camera is 8 MP 2,83 focal length wich is only equipped to some standard features for a low-end smartphones camera. Fortunately, HMD Global did not forget to pinned a flash LED to help illuminate the rear camera of Nokia 2. Eventually it is able to capture image better despite inadequate lighting condition. But there are a lot of noise quite disturbing in the fhoto. Whereas its rear camera for special thing found on nokia 2.
Nokia 2 is powered by a unspecial specification namely 1.3GHz Snapdragon 212 quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, and has been running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat that is possible to upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo. From these specifications, we immediately lower expectations to the level of use low-end smarphone.
Unfortunately, Nokia 2 is not an ideal device for playing games with graphic quality that spoils the eyes. Well, behind the usual performance, there is actually something special stored in this sector, namely the battery life. Nokia 2 is equipped with a capacity of 4,100 mAh battery which is claimed to last up to 2 days of normal use.