Nokia’s bounceback from obsolescence has been one of the greatest redemption stories of the decade. This endeared brand has given us some of the most interesting devices under its new home with HDM Global.
One of the best aspects of Nokia devices is the software. All modern-day Nokia devices are part of the Android One program, meaning that users are treated to near-stock Android without anything in the form of bloatware.
The fact that Nokia also now has various series of devices means that there is something for everyone, irrespective of your budget.
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Today, Nokia Kenya is looking to spice things up in the low to entry-level market with the introduction of the Nokia 1.4. This device comes to succeed the Nokia 1.3 and it has quite a few interesting bits to offer. Here’s the device’s spec sheet.
Nokia 1.4 Key Specs
Operating System: Android 10 (Android One)
SIM: Single (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen: 6.55-inch touchscreen
Chipset: Qualcomm QM215 Snapdragon 215
CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: Adreno 308
Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
Internal Storage: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Main camera: Dual camera setup
8 MP (wide)
2 MP, (macro)
Selfie camera: Single 5 MP, (wide)
Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Battery type: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Colors: Fjord, Charcoal, Dusk
Speaking about this device at the launch event of the Nokia 1.4, Senior Business Manager Kenya & East Africa, HMD Global said;
“We wanted to create a reliable and enjoyable experience that truly benefits all family members without adding to any household financial pressures. Be it managing work emails, paying bills or keeping the kids busy with online extracurricular activities, our designers addressed the fact that millions of families around the world are spending more time at home. In response, we increased the size of the screen on the Nokia 1.4 to the maximum capacity so parents, caregivers and children can stay connected and productive.”Advertisement - Continue reading belowGopher Ogembo, Senior Business Manager Kenya & East Africa, HMD Global
Price in Kenya
This device is available across various outlets in Kenya and on various e-commerce platforms in the country in the coming few days. You can purchase a unit on Jumia Kenya for Ksh 11,499.
The Nokia 1.4 in the 2GB + 32GB storage configuration options is set to retail at a recommended price of KSh 12,499 (~ $115.10).