Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) launched in India at Rs. 5,499: Specs, Offers and Availability

Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) launched in India at Rs. 5,499: Specs, Offers and Availability

Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) launched in India at Rs. 5,499: Specs, Offers and Availability

by March 27, 2018

Nokia 1 Android Oreo Go EditionHMD Global had announced the Nokia 1 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 held in Barcelona, Spain earlier this year. Now the company has launched the Nokia 1 Android Go Edition in India. The phone was supposed to be launched in April, however HMD Global surprised everyone with the early launch.

The Nokia 1 Android Go Edition is HMD Global’s first ever Android Go edition smartphone and it is the second Indian smartphone to run Android Oreo Go Edition, first being Lava Z50 that was launched last weekend.

Nokia 1 Pricing, Offers and Availability:

The entry level smartphone is launched with a price tag of Rs. 5,499. But there’s a cashback of Rs. 2200 from Jio, which makes the effective price as Rs. 3,299. However, the Rs. 2,200 cashback will be given in the form of 44 vouchers worth Rs 50 each. Jio customers will also get 60GB of extra data as part of the launch deal. In addition, Nokia is giving users a 12-month accidental damage protection plan which is powered by Servify, but it will be given only if the customers open a Kotak 811 savings account. There is also a 20% discount offer on the first booking on redBus.

Nokia 1 will be available on sale from March 28 across various retail outlets in India. The Xpress On covers will be available separately starting from April and will come at an additional cost of Rs. 450.

Nokia 1 BlueNokia 1 Specifications:

The Nokia 1 sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) resolution IPS display and is powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT6737M chipset coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

The device runs the Android Oreo Go edition out-of-the-box, which is a special version of Android Oreo OS for devices with 1GB RAM or less to ensure a smooth user experience for users. So, the Nokia 1 comes pre-loaded with Go Edition versions of all key Google apps like Gmail, Google Assistant, Google Maps, YouTube etc. which are designed to work smoothly on devices with lower specifications. Users can download the regular versions of these apps in case they wish to.

In terms of optics, there’s a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera for selfies. The device is backed by a removable 2150mAh battery. It supports dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.

Default colour options available with Nokia 1 are Warm Red and Dark Blue. However, it comes with interchangeable Xpress-on covers which are available in variety of colors like Azure and Grey, and Yellow and Pink.