Nokia launches new affordable smartphone, Nokia 2.2


The phone features a dedicated Google Assistant button, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a notification light.

The update brings in improvements to system stability, and enhancements to the overall user interface. You can preorder the device in steel and black color, and if you choose to buy it the standard shipping cost is 300 Ruble. Starting today (11 June), the Nokia 2.2 is going up for its first sale. It is the part of Android One software with promised support for the upcoming Android Q. Moreover, Nokia 2.2 is assured of at least three years of software updates that hints that it will see Android Q. This patch fixes a critical security vulnerability in Media framework that could enable a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. In addition, they both come with 3GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. The price of this cheapest Android 9 Pie smartphone is 6990 Ruble, which is around 95 Euros. It has a 3,000 mah battery to power the phone.

The Nokia 3.1A and Nokia 3.1C feature 5.45-inch HD display with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass. Nokia 2.2 also has a stand-out feature, so to speak. On the imaging front, there's a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 lens. The front camera is 5 MP shooter. The recently launched Nokia 3.2 also came with the same chipset.

Pranav Shroff, Global Portfolio GM, at HMD Global told Gadgets360 the company had a clear product strategy in 2017 when it rolled out the likes of the Nokia 5, 6, 7, and 8, but that changed in 2018 when it switched to a different strategy which it referred to as 'A Nokia smartphone for everyone'. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 processor and is claimed to offer a two-day battery life.

In terms of optics, the smartphone boasts a lonesome 13MP camera at the back with f/2.2 aperture paired with a single LED flash.