HMD Global has launched its latest ‘budget-friendly’ phone titled Nokia 1.4. The mobile comes with many features at a very reasonable price starting from ₹7,200 ($99). Though the smartphone has already hit the global market starting February 3, the official release date for the Indian market has not yet been released and is expected to come soon.
The Nokia 1.4 mobile comes in three colors – Charcoal, Dusk, and Fjord. The touchscreen mobile is 6.51 inches with an LCD panel, HD+ display, and a teardrop notch design. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 SoC, Nokia 1.4 has a 4000 mAh non-removable battery with 5W charging. The storage capacity of the device is available in three variants – 1GB RAM and 16 GB storage or ROM, which is the standard memory variant, while the other variants include 1GB and 32GB RAM/ROM and 3GB and 64GB RAM/ROM. However, the users can further expand the memory storage through a microSD card. Running on the Android 10 Go software, the device will reportedly see at least three years of security updates.
The mobile however has average cameras, with a 5MP front camera and 8MP wide and 2MP macro rear cameras. The camera of the Nokia 1.4 mobile comes with photography features like portrait mode and night mode. The ‘Camera Go’ app will also allow its users to shoot High Dynamic Range or HDR images with it.
For connectivity, the Nokia 1.4 has a 3.5mm headphone jack, a micro-USB port, Bluetooth 4.2, along with both single and dual sim options depending on the region or the country. The phone also integrates an accelerometer, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.
“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, carers, and children can stay connected and productive” said Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer and vice president of North America, HMD Global. “To further enhance the photography experience – on top of the improvements already brought to you by Google’s AI on the Camera Go app, we also added a macro camera to capture epic close-ups at home or outdoors. All powered by Qualcomm, a trusted industry leader, and encased in a tough, mishap-proof body with our signature two-day battery life”, Sarvikas added.