HMD Global has introduced the latest Nokia smartphone called the Nokia 2.3 at an event in Egypt. The phone comes as the successor to the Nokia 2.2, which was launched in India in June this year. Just like the Nokia 2.2, the Nokia 2.3 is also one of the most affordable smartphones from the company. Just like the previous handsets from the brand, the Nokia 2.3 has also arrived as an Android One smartphone. The phone boots stock version of Android 9 Pie out of the box, and is confirmed to get the Android 10 update in the coming months. Notably, the company will be offering two years of guaranteed Android OS upgrades and three years of monthly Android security updates.
Nokia 2.3 specifications and features
Talking about the design first, the Nokia 2.3 features a waterdrop notch above the screen to house the selfie camera, slim bezels on the sides, and a thick chin with Nokia branding. At the rear, the handset has a vertically-placed dual primary camera setup and a polycarbonate panel. The phone also features a dedicated button let you trigger the Google Assistant. The device comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. Under the hood, the smartphone has an octa-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor, which is aided by 2GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage.
For imaging, the Nokia 2.3 offers a 13-megapixel primary camera on the back with an aperture of f/2.2. The main sensor is accompanied by a 2-megapixel shooter for depth sensing and an LED flash unit. For selfies and video calling purposes, the handset has a 5-megapixel shooter with an aperture of f/2.4. The connectivity options include 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, micro-USB 2.0 port, and A-GPS with GLONASS. A 4,000mAh battery completes the list of the specifications of the smartphone.
Nokia 2.3 price and availability
The Nokia 2.3 has been priced affordably at Euro 109 (~Rs 8,600). The phone will start rolling out in markets from mid-December. The handset will be available in three colour variants – Cyan Green, Sand and Charcoal.