HMD Global has announced the new Nokia 2.2, delivering sophisticated AI-powered low light imaging and Google Assistant at the press of a button, all at a truly astonishing price.
Nokia 2.2 is the first 2 series Nokia smartphone to be part of the Android One programme.
It delivers the latest full Android experience on a modern 5.7” screen with a discreet selfie-notch.
Shipping with Android 9 Pie, Nokia 2.2 is Android Q ready and will receive two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates.
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Nokia 2.2 is the first 2 series Nokia smartphone to be a part of the Android One family.
AI-powered low light imaging and tech
Bringing sophisticated AI-powered low-light image fusion at this price point, Nokia 2.2 can take detailed photos even in trickier low light conditions.
The camera snaps multiple images simultaneously and through advanced algorithms creates a single image with more light, greater detail and less noise.
HDR photography captures vivid colours with greater dynamic range in every shot.
It makes your photos stand out with Google Photos AI-powered features like Colour Pop, to draw attention to your subject, colourise, which enables monochrome pictures to be turned into full colour, and beautify, which enhances natural features for the ultimate selfie.
In addition, fans get access to the latest tech trends with “face unlock” and Google Lens.
Nokia 2.2 is one of the first phones in its category to come with a biometric face-unlock feature, enabling you to unlock your phone effortlessly.
And unlike other handsets at this price point, the advanced AI-driven face-unlock uses deep learning algorithms and liveliness detection for an accurate and spoof-proof experience.
Google Lens lets you search what you see so when you see a product you like, simply point the camera lens at it to know how you can buy it or point the lens at an album artwork to discover new music and stream via music services such as Spotify.
Nokia 2.2 design
Nokia 2.2 also offers the latest trends in screen design, featuring an edge-to-edge display with a modern discreet selfie-notch, maximising screen surface while maintaining a pocketable form factor.
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The 5.71” HD+ edge-to-edge display offers a large screen, while still ensuring the Nokia 2.2 is compact for single-handed use.
The display, with 400nits brightness, allows for a more vivid viewing experience.
All this comes powered by the quad-core MediaTek A22 CPU chipset, which is designed to deliver battery optimisation, so your phone charge lasts you up to an entire day.
The Nokia 2.2 gives fans the chance to express themselves, bringing back personalised smartphone-style with exchangeable Nokia Xpress-on covers.
The covers use the same nano-texture coating technology to offer you a premium glossy look in a range of vibrant colours.
The Nokia Xpress-on covers can be easily interchanged in a matter of seconds and will be available in Pink Sand, Ice Blue and Forest Green.
Fast access to the Google Assistant with dedicated button
Nokia 2.2 brings the best of Google Assistant with a dedicated Google Assistant button at our lowest price point yet.
Ask your Google Assistant questions, get directions, make calls, and tell it to do things faster than ever before.
One press gives you instant access to Google Assistant and a long press lets you do in-depth requests and multiple tasks.
Nokia 2.2 improvements
Running Android 9 Pie out of the box, Nokia 2.2 offers access to new digital wellbeing tools including a dashboard, app timer, wind-down mode and the improved Do Not Disturb.
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The smartphone helps you monitor device usage and turn off all visual interruptions letting you disconnect when you want to.
Other features like Slices and App Actions anticipate your next move, delivering app integration and shortcuts that help you accomplish your next task faster and easier than ever before.
Furthermore, Adaptive Battery limits battery usage from apps you don’t use often.
Nokia smartphones with Android One offer great storage and battery life right out of the box and come with three years of monthly security patches and two OS upgrades guaranteed.
Nokia 2.2 has no additional bloatware, skins or UI changes and hidden processes eating up your battery life or filling your storage.
Nokia 2.2 is available in Tungsten Black, ranging from Ksh10,200.
The phone also comes in a 2/16GB ROM/RAM variant and will be available in both Safaricom and open channel markets.
Full Nokia 2.2 Specs
- Size 96 x 70.56 x 9.3 mm
- Weight 153 g
- Colours Steel; Tungsten Black
- Operating system Android 9 Pie
- RAM 2 GB / 3 GB DDR4 RAM
- CPU MediaTek Helio A22, 4 x A53 cores 2GHz
NOKIA 2.2 DISPLAY
- Size and type 71” HD+ with Selfie notch
- Ratio 19:9
- Cable type Micro USB
- Sensors Accelerometer; Ambient light sensor; Proximity sensor; Face unlock
- SIM slot Nano SIM, single and dual SIM models available
- Keys Google Assistant Button
- Other USB On-the-go
NETWORK AND CONNECTIVITY
- Network speed CAT 4
- WiFi 11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
- Bluetooth ® 4.2
- Internal storage 16 GB / 32 GB2
- MicroSD card slot Supports up to 400 GB
NOKIA 2.2 AUDIO
- Connector 5mm audio jack
- Other FM radio
- Rear cameras 13 MP AF 1/3” 1.12um f/2.2 with single LED Flash
- Front-facing camera 5 MP
- Camera features HDR; Panorama; Low Light enhancement; Time Lapse; Beautification; Google Lens
- Battery type 3000 mAh3
- Charging 5 W
WHAT’S IN THE BOX
- Nokia 2.2
- 5V 1A Charger
- Micro USB cable
- Quick start guide
— Nokia Mobile (@NokiaMobile) June 6, 2019