Nokia 2.1

The Nokia 2.1 is an entry level smartphone that comes powered with a quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage The smartphone runs Android Oreo (Go edition) out-of-the-box. It boasts a 5.5-inch HD IPS display. It is equipped with an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing shooter A 4,000mAh battery backs the Nokia 2.1. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GLONASS, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack The phone includes a slew of sensors including accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor The other Nokia mobile phones you may be interested in are the Nokia 7.1 Plus, Nokia 5.1 and the Nokia 8.1

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Processor : Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
Storage : 8GB
Battery : 4000 mAh battery
Camera : 8MP, AF
Display : 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
SIM : Dual SIM, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
Operating System : Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Nokia 2.1: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • Sturdy build
  • Excellent display for the price
  • Stock Android
  • Speakers are very loud
  • Amazing battery backup
  • Bad Stuff
  • Slow performance
  • No fingerprint scanner
  • Poor primary camera performance; shutterbugs, don't buy this

Nokia 2.1 Details

Introduction and Camera
The Nokia 2.1 is an affordable entry-level smartphone that ships with a standard polycarbonate rear panel. The smartphone sports curved edges making it easy to carry around. The Nokia 2.1 does not come with a fingerprint reader and one has to use the traditional password unlock. For imaging, there is an 8-megapixel rear shooter and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear imaging unit is supported with an LED flash to handle low-light photos and videos while the front shooter can be used for video calling and capturing selfies.
Performance and Battery
At its heart, the device is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset and 1GB of RAM to ensure that things run smoothly. For power, the low-end smartphone is backed by a non-removable Li-Ion 4,000mAh battery which is expected to last for more than a day on a single charge even for extensive users. 
Display and Platform
The Nokia 2.1 flaunts a 5.5-inch HD IPS screen which is coupled with decent viewing angles that ensures you enjoy videos and games. However, you should handle the device carefully as the screen does not feature Corning's Gorilla Glass protection. On the software front, the Nokia 2.1 runs Android Oreo (Go edition) out-of-the-box. 
Storage and Connectivity
The Nokia 2.1 is bundled with an onboard storage space of 8GB which you can further expand using a microSD card up to 128GB. Thus, you have enough space to store all that you want from apps to personal data. Besides having support for VoLTE, the Nokia 2.1 also ships with multiple other connectivity options such as dual-SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, and a microUSB 2.0 port.

Nokia 2.1 Specifications


Processor Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
Display 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Storage 8GB
Rear Camera 8MP, AF
Battery 4000 mAh


Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Aspect ratio 16:9
Display Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Pixel Density 267 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen to body percentage 70.0 %


Internal 8GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 128GB (Dedicated Slot)


Launch Date 12 August 2018
Water Resistant No
Dimensions 6.0 x 3.0 x 0.3 inches (153.6 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm)
Weight 174 grams (6.14 oz)
Colors Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver


Operating System Android v8.0 (Oreo)


Selfie 5MP
Rear 8MP, AF
Rear Camera Features LED flash
Video 720p@30fps


Type Li-Ion
Removable Battery No
Talk time 19 hrs (3G)
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 4000 mAh
Fast Charging No


Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Yes with hotspot
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual SIM, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
NFC Chipset No
Infrared No


Chipset Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPU 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 308
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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