This new smartphone has been set at Rs. 10,990 for the Indian market for the lone 3GB + 32GB variant.
HMD Global has finally announced the launch of Nokia 4.2 in the Indian market. Based on Google’s Android One platform, and the original Nokia 4.2 was rolled out at the Mobile World Congress in February earlier this year.
Despite this, the phone has taken a long time to hit Indian shores, but now that it has been launched, it is expected to get plenty of attention and interest from the users. As far as specifications are concerned, this new Nokia smartphone has to two new additions – a dedicated Google Assistant button and a notification light embedded in the power button.
This new smartphone has been set at Rs. 10,990 for the Indian market as far as the lone 3GB + 32GB variant. As of now, the company does not have any plan to launch the 2GB RAM variant in the country. It will also be rolled out in two colours – Black and Pink Sand.
Also, as per information provided by HMD Global, the Nokia 4.2 will be on sale beginning May 9 exclusively on the company’s online store for a week following which it will also be made available on select retail outlets which include Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, and MyG from May 14. The phone will then be made available for sale to all major retail outlets all over the country by May 21.
Reviews of specifications and features
The Nokia 4.2 has a modern design with a waterdrop-style notch placed on the top. Also, there are big bezels on the phone which can be quite disconcerting. The phone also has a 2.5D glass placed both on the front and back as well as a fingerprint sensor on the back.
The phone runs on Android 9 Pie and has a 5.71-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) screen with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 270PPI. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, coupled with Adreno 505 GPU and 3GB of RAM.
There is a good addition made here as this phone comes with a dual camera setup on the back of the smartphone, which has a 13-megapixel primary sensor along with f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 lens.
As far as the selfie shooter is concerned, there is an 8-megapixel selfie shooter on the front along with an f/2.0 lens.
The battery is a huge 3,000mAh battery, and there is a 32GB of storage available onboard. Also, there is a microSD card slot (up to 400GB).