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HMD Global launches Nokia 2.3 & Nokia C1 in Kenya

by Sam Wakoba
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HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced the availability of the Nokia C1 and Nokia 2.3 in Kenya, a week after the global launch held in Cairo on 5th December.

The phones will be available in stores countrywide from next week at a recommended retail price of Ksh 5,999 and Ksh 12,300 respectively.

Our interest is the Nokia 2.3, which is targeted at the lower market segment looking for a durable and decent phone at an affordable price. The phone gives consumers access to two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates even in the affordable price tier. With the promise of two-day battery life, the Nokia 2.3 features a large 6.2” HD+ screen and is Android™ 10 ready.

The Nokia 2.3 has a 13MP/2MP dual camera which is AI-powered and comes with features such as ‘Portrait Mode’ and low-light imaging, fans can capture creative images in a variety of settings.

The Nokia 2.3 comes with a two-day battery life courtesy of AI-assisted Adaptive Battery technology. It’s 6.2” HD+ screen is great for media consumption and productivity.

The latest features of Android 10 will also give fans access to dark theme to save on power usage and improve visibility, as well as enhanced privacy and more, once updated.

Pricing and availability

The Nokia 2.3 comes in Cyan Green and Charcoal

Nokia 2.3 Key Specs

Colors Cyan Green, Sand, Charcoal

Size 157.69 x 75.41 x 8.68mm

Weight 183g

Operating system Android 9 Pie


CPU MediaTek Helio A22Connectivity

Cable type Micro USB (USB 2.0)

SIM cards Dual SIM and Single SIM models available

SIM card type Nano SIM

Sensors Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor)

Keys The Google Assistant Button

Rear cameras 13 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP depth sensing

Rear flash LED

Front-facing camera 5 MP f/2.4

Other Biometric face unlock

Battery type Non-removable 4000 mAh3

Internal storage 32 GB

MicroSD card slot Support for up to 512 GB

Display Size 6.2”

3.5 mm headphone jack

FM radio receiver (headset required)

1 microphone

WiFi 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth® 5.0



In the box

Nokia 2.3 device

Quick start guide

Safety booklet


Micro USB cable

SIM tray tool

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