Nokia 2.2 with Helio A22 and Dedicated Google Assistant Button Launched: Price, Specifications

On: June 6, 2019

HMD Global has announced the Nokia 2.2 smartphone today in India. Like the recent unveiled Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2, the Nokia 2.2 is yet another phone from the company to sport a waterdrop notch. It has been introduced at a starting price of Rs. 6,999 in India.

Nokia 2.2 Specifications and Features

The Nokia 2.2 is an entry-level phone with a polycarbonate body that measures 145.96 x 70.56 x 9.3mm and weighs 153 grams. Users can customise the look of the phone by adding Xpress-on covers. The Nokia 2.2 is fitted with a 5.71-inch IPS LCD display with a selfie notch. The smartphone offers an aspect ratio of 19:9 and HD+ resolution.

The MediaTek Helio A22 chipset powers the phone, along with up to 3GB of RAM and up to 32GB of storage. The handset has a microSD card slot for additional storage. It is an Android One phone running Android 9 Pie. There is a dedicated Google Assistant key on the device. The smartphone is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery that supports 5W charging.

The rear shell of the Nokia 2.2 has a 13-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture. It is accompanied by a single LED flash. It can capture multiple shots in dim-light conditions and compile them to a single image. The Beautify camera feature naturally enhances portrait shots. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera which has also been optimised to capture brighter images in low-light conditions.

The front camera of the Nokia 2.2 also offers a face unlock feature. However, there is no fingerprint scanner on the device. When it comes to connectivity, it features Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, dual-SIM support, VoLTE, microUSB 2.0 with USB OTG support and 3.5mm audio jack.

Nokia 2.2 Price and Release Date

The Nokia 2.2 comes in colour options like Tungsten Black and Steel. The 2GB RAM + 16GB storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage editions of the Nokia 2.2 are priced at Rs 7,699 and Rs 8,699 respectively. However, the Finnish company will be selling the 2GB and 3GB RAM variants at discounted rates of Rs 6,999 and Rs 7,999 for a limited time period until June 30th.

The pre-bookings of the phone begin today, and it will end on June 10th. Users can purchase the Nokia 2.2 through, Flipkart and mobile retail outlets across the country. Jio subscribers can enjoy Rs 2,200 instant cash back and 100GB extra data on purchase of the phone. This offer is valid on recharges of Rs 198 and Rs 299.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.