HMD Global promised to launch a bunch of Android smartphones this year, and the two left to be unveiled are the Nokia 2 and Nokia 9. The two belong to completely different price categories where the Nokia 9 will be the company s next premium flagship, the Nokia 2 will be the company s cheapest Android smartphone till date. While that is all we officially know about the smartphones, a recent leak has revealed a few new things about the Nokia 2. Also Read - Nokia Clarity, Comfort, Micro, Go Earbuds Series with ANC launched: Price, featuresAlso Read - Nokia C30 budget phone launched with price under Rs 10,000: Check specs, price
US retailer B&H briefly listed (via NokiaMob) the Nokia 2 on its website, along with information about the smartphone’s price. As per the leak, the Nokia 2, which was listed as a dual-SIM model, will be available for purchase at B&H for just $99 (Rs 6,500 approximately). The phone will come in two color variants of black and white. B&H has since removed any mention of the Nokia 2 from its website, but aside from what we’ve already outlined, there was no other information listed. Also Read - Nokia XR20 rugged 5G phone launched: Check specs, price, India launch details
From what we know so far, the Nokia 2 is expected to launch sometime next month. A final date hasn t been revealed yet. As for the leaks about specifications, the Nokia 2 is expected to feature a 5-inch HD display. It is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset clocked at 1.27GHz and paired with either 1GB or 2GB of RAM. There is no word on internal storage for the Nokia 2 yet. It is believed to be fuelled by a massive 4,000mAh battery, and run Android 7.1.1 Nougat inside. For photography, the Nokia 2 could sport an 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front camera.
A recent leak also claimed to reveal the design of the Nokia 2. If that leak is to be believed, the Nokia 2 will sport a design very similar to that of the Nokia 3, but with curved edges. The leak showed no home button on the Nokia 2, instead it had three on-screen buttons. The volume rocker and power buttons were seen placed at the right side, whereas the rear camera and LED flash were vertically aligned with the Nokia logo sitting below. ALSO READ: New Nokia 9 flagship, budget Nokia 2 images leaked, reveal camera and design details