Nokia 2.1 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Not Perfect!!

Nokia 2.1 low-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Nokia 2.1 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Nokia 2.1 price in India is around Rs.6,999 and $99 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Nokia 2.1

Best Price: Rs.6,999(India), $99(USA)

Nokia 2.1 Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • 5.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 8 MP rear camera, 5 MP secondary camera.
  • Quad-Core processor and Snapdragon 425 chipset.
  • 1 GB RAM and 8 GB Internal Memory
  • 4000 mAh Battery

Nokia 2.1 Advantages (Pros):

  • Nokia 2.1 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Nokia 2.1 display has good pixel density for its HD resolution (~267 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 1 GB of RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Quad-core processor.
  • Nokia 2.1 has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 8 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 128 GB (uses dedicated slot).
  • It offers 8 MP rear camera with additional features like AF, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus
  • It offers 5 MP front-facing camera.
  • Supports HD video recording at 720p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 4000 mAh which is great for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Accelerometer, proximity.
  • Design and build quality are good.
  • It offers great and loud stereo speakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver colors to choose.
  • Nokia 2.1 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, 10W Fast battery charging.

Nokia 2.1 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Low RAM & Internal memory.
  • Many sensors are missing like fingerprint, gyro, compass.
  • Old design style nothing great.

Check out Nokia 2.1 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Nokia
Model Name 2.1
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 308
Colors Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~70.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)
Dimensions 153.6 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm (6.05 x 3.06 x 0.38 in)
Weight 174 g (6.14 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass
Camera Features
Primary Camera 8 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video Recording 720p@30fps
Other Camera Features AF, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus
RAM and Storage
RAM 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses dedicated slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, 10W Fast battery charging.

Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct. Source
Check out Lenovo A5 features which is a competitor to 2.1

7 Total Score
Not Perfect!!

Nokia 2.1 smartphone comes with good features & performance for its price, but not a perfect budget smartphone as it comes with an old chipset and low RAM, we suggest checking other mobiles also if you are looking for a good budget mobile.

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