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Nokia 2: Two-day battery life on a single charge

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the local pricing and availability of the Nokia 2 which boasts a 4100mAh battery that could last for two days.

Nokia 2 Pewter Black

The Android-based phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon quadcore Mobile Platform and features a 5-inch HD display. Its sleek frame is precision-machined from a single block of aluminum while the Corning Gorilla Glass is complemented by sculpted polycarbonate on the back, delivering both a great feel and sturdy build-quality users expect from a Nokia phone.

“With the Nokia 2, we wanted to replicate the unique Android experience we’ve delivered so far that lives up to the long-lasting battery life so many users expect with Nokia phones,” said Juho Sarvikas.  “To make this a reality, every component of the Nokia 2—from the display to battery, chipset to system design—has been engineered to draw as little power as possible from the huge battery to give users a long-lasting phone they can rely on.”

Nokia 2 Pewter White

Shannon Mead, HMD Global Philippines Country Manager, said: “Filipinos lead a busy lifestyle juggling work, family and other personal activities, from spending time with friends to pursuing passion projects. The Nokia 2 was created for consumers with that lifestyle in mind. With its two-day battery life, the Nokia 2 is built to last longer than other smartphones, enabling users to further immerse themselves in productive work and continuous entertainment.”

Edward Tan, MemoXpress Vice President for Operations, said: “Indeed, the all-new Nokia 2 lives up to the brand’s legacy of durability and battery life longevity. Most smartphones today cannot handle the increasing phone activity and requirements of users and therefore require repetitive charging in a day. Nokia’s changing the game with the Nokia 2’s long battery life, and we’re excited for the Filipinos to experience it.”

Launching with Android Nougat and upgradeable to Android Oreo, the Nokia 2 receives monthly security updates to ensure the smartphone is safe and up-to-date.

Freedom to do more

It’s not just about the high-capacity two-day battery. The 5-inch LTPS LCD HD display offers a bright, crisp viewing experience at lower power consumption. The Nokia 2 gives users the freedom to fully immerse in continuous entertainment–from HD videos and crisp, clear photos to favorite songs, social media and web browsing–without worrying about running out of battery.

With an 8MP rear camera featuring automatic scene detection and auto focus, the Nokia 2 delivers fantastic shots every time. Using the 5MP front camera, users can capture any moment from any angle. There will always be extra capacity for all the photos and videos captured with the phone’s dedicated memory card slot and unlimited photo and video uploads to Google Photos.

Karel Holub, Chief Argonaut at argomall.com, said: “Customers are very particular with the brand they choose but are also willing to experiment as long as the balance of value for money is met. I am confident that the Filipino market will be optimistic about the new Nokia 2, which packs among other features two-day battery life and regular Android updates at a favorable price.”


Available in Pewter Black, and Pewter White variants, the Nokia 2 is priced at a suggested retail price of P5,290 and will be available in MemoXpress stores nationwide, online at argomall.com and in Nokia stores, kiosks and exhibits nationwide. With an on official on-sale date of Friday 9th February, you can already pre-order today from argomall.

To celebrate the month of love in February, you can get two Nokia 2 units at 0% interest for 6 months on Home Credit for a discounted price of P10,000.

Technical specifications for the Nokia 2

·        Networks:

o   GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

o   W-CDMA: 1, 2, 5, 8

o   LTE: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40

  • Network: LTE Cat. 4, 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon Quadcore Processor with VoLTE and VoWiFi support
  • OS: 7.1.1 Android Nougat
  • Storage: 8GB internal user memory with microSD card slot (up to 128GB support)
  • Display: 5in HD 1280×720 LTPS LCD, In-Cell Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Camera:
    • Primary camera: 8MP auto-focus with LED flash
    • Front-facing camera: 5MP fixed focus
  • Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n, BT 4.1, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou, FM/(RDS)
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer (G-sensor), e-compass
  • Battery: Integrated 4100mAh
  • SIM slot: 2 Nano-SIM + 1 uSD slot (Dual SIM)
  • Input/output: micro USB (USB 2.0), 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions: 143.5×71.3×9.30mm



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