As the latest addition to its portfolio of budget-range smartphones, HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2.2 in India today.
Coming at a starting price of Rs. 6,999 (nearly $100), it is touted to be the cheapest Android One phone in the world.
The phone retains the design of Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 while packing entry-level internals.
Here's our roundup.
Design and display
Nokia 2.2: At a glance
The Nokia 2.2 looks identical to Nokia 4.2 and 3.2 with a U-shaped notched display and a dedicated Google Assistant button. However, instead of a glass body, it gets a glossy polycarbonate chassis.
Further, the phone sports a 5.71-inch HD+ screen with a 19:9 aspect ratio.
The Nokia 2.2 also lacks a fingerprint sensor and relies on face unlock or passcode/pattern for device unlocking.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
On the rear, the Nokia 2.2 offers a single 13MP autofocus camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a mono LED flash unit.
The camera comes loaded with a bunch of photography features including HDR, Panorama, Low Light enhancement, Time Lapse, Beautification as well as Google Lens integration.
Up front, the phone offers a 5MP selfie snapper.
Under the hood
The Nokia 2.2 is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset, paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM, and 16GB/32GB of internal storage (expandable upto 400GB).
The phone also runs stock Android Pie as part of Google's Android One program which guarantees firmware updates for two years and monthly security patches for three years.
Under the hood, it houses a 3,000mAh battery with 5W charging support.
Other highlights of Nokia 2.2
Thanks to the Android One program, Nokia 2.2 will also be one of the most affordable phones to get Android Q. However, the update will possibly arrive sometime in 2020.
Other highlights of the phone include an Always-On display feature, support for dual-SIMs, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.2, as well as a headphone jack.
Pricing and availability
The Nokia 2.2 costs Rs. 6,999 for the 2GB/16GB variant and Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB/32GB model. The phone, offered in Tungsten Black and Steel colors, will go on sale in India India starting June 11. However, the pre-bookings are currently live on Nokia's e-store.