HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has launched Nokia 4.2, an affordable smartphone targeting 10K budget segment. This is the first phone from Nokia to launch this year. The smartphone took a design aesthetic from a previous Nokia smartphone, with aluminium sandwich between glass on both the sides. The budget Nokia 4.2 is priced Rs. 10,990 with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
Ajay Mehta, Vice President and Country Head – India, HMD Global, said: “Owning an affordable smartphone shouldn’t lock you out of exciting features and the latest trends. I’m excited to announce the arrival of first in the series Nokia 4.2 smartphone in India for our fans. From AI-powered features like Adaptive Battery, to a more modern and personal way to interact with your smartphone through the dedicated Google Assistant button; from biometric face unlock, to the latest innovations from Android 9 Pie along with promises next 2-lettered Android updates; the Nokia 4.2 continues to uphold the promise we make across our smartphones – that they will just get better – while bringing the best experiences in your hands.”
Talking about specs, the Nokia 4.2 sports 5.71-inch HD+ display with 295 PPI. There is a selfie notch on the top which packs 8-megapixel selfie camera with f2.0 aperture. Powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon 439 chipset, the device runs the latest Android 9 Pie based on Android One. The Nokia 4.2 will receive three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates, as guaranteed in the Android One program. The device offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be further expanded by up to 400GB by adding a MicroSD card. The Nokia 4.2 features a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel main sensor with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 lens.
In addition, the Nokia 4.2 comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back of the for secure access and is certified by the Android Enterprise Recommended program making it the ideal smartphone for your enterprise needs. One of the unique features is a dedicated Google assistant button for a quick, hands-free way to launch Google assistant. You’ll be able to perform basic tasks like setting a timer, scheduling reminders, playing music or asking it questions.
In addition, Google Play Protect scans over 50 billion apps per day to keep your phone safe from malware, making the Nokia 4.2 among the most secure phones on the market. It also comes with easy access to helpful, innovative services including the Google Assistant, which helps you get things done throughout the day, as well as Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storage.
Nokia 4.2 will be available exclusively at Nokia.com/phones for a 7-day period starting 7th May and exclusively across select retail outlets and partners like Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C and MyG starting 14th May. Nokia 4.2 will be available pan-India across mobile retail outlets and Nokia.com/phones starting 21st May.