HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has launched the Nokia 1 smartphone in Kenya. The Nokia 1 smartphone runs on Android Oreo (Go edition) and will be available to buy from retail stores in the country at an estimated price of KES 9,500.00 from 16th April, 2018.
Running the latest Android Oreo™ (Go edition), a version of Android for devices with 1GB RAM or less, the Nokia 1 delivers extraordinary value with an exceptional experience encompassing all the features you’d expect from a quality smartphone.
With a quad-core processor, front and rear cameras, 4G connectivity and dual SIM, the Nokia 1 elevates everything you love about feature phones in an accessible smartphone package. Combining a removable 2150 mAh battery and power-efficient IPS display, its hardware works with the optimised apps so you can make the most out of each charge.
The Nokia 1 smartphone brings a refreshingly familiar Nokia phone design featuring the iconic ‘Nokia smile’ in a fresh new package. Available in Kenya in Warm Red and Dark Blue. Inherently coloured, the tough two-tone polycarbonate cover is ready to take on every day knocks and bumps with its durable design.
Tailored to devices with 1GB RAM or less, Android Oreo™ (Go edition) comes Google Go – a web search app, Google Maps™ Go, YouTube™ Go and Google Assistant for Android (Go edition), to quickly send messages, make calls, set alarms and do more, simply by using your voice.
Colors* Warm Red, Dark Blue
Size 133.6 x 67.78 x 9.5mm
Weight 131g (including battery)
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
CPU MT6737M Quad Core 1.1 GHz
RAM 1 GB LPPDDR 3 RAM
Internal memory 8 GB
MicroSD card slot Support for up to 128 GB
Talk time Up to 9 hours
Standby time Up to 15 days
MP3 playback time ~Up to 53 hours Video playback time Up to 4.8 hours
Connector 3.5 mm headphone jack
Playable audio file formats 3G2, 3GP, AAC, AMR, M4A, MKV, MP3, MP4
Radio FM Radio
Size and type 4.5” FWVGA IPS display, 5 fingers touch-screen
Primary camera 5 MP with LED flash
Front-facing camera 2 MP
Connectors and sensors
Cable type MicroUSB (USB 2.0)
SIM Dual Nano SIM
Sensors Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, G-sensor
Type Removable 2150 mAh battery3
Drip protection (IP52)