Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Launch at MWC

Updated on 2018-03-02 by Geetansh Arora

Android GO is the newest Operating system with Nokia 1 being amongst the first Android Oreo (Go Edition) to be launched at the MWC 2018. Nokia 1 is the most economical smartphone from Nokia in the Android Series. Let us look at the specifications, price and date of availability in India.

Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone

Nokia 1 Specifications

In terms of specifications, it comes with a 4.5 inch IPS Display, 1 GB of RAM and is powered by 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M SoC which has an Antutu Benchmark Score of 21100. The rear camera has a 5 MP sensor with LED Flash and a 2 MP sensor on the front camera for selfies. Nokia 1 supports a battery of 2150mAH which should easily last for more than 1.5 days. It has an internal memory of 8GB which is expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD Card along with dual sim card slot. 

Nokia 1 has a 3.5mm headphone jack and has sensors like accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor.

It is quite clear that Nokia 1 does not have those top specification and is meant for someone who looks to use the phone for calling(mostly) that holds some basic entertainment and smartphone features. Under the Android Go platform, it is the cleanest software that only requires 3GB of Internal memory.

Nokia 1 Price and Availablity in India

Nokia 1 will be priced at $85(Approx Rs 5500). It will go on sale from April end and will be available in 2 colour variants Dark Blue and Warm Red.


Deals/Offers: Take a Look at the Best Deals and Offers Available on Amazon Today!

More About Android Go from Google

Android Go, is simple words, is a lighter version of the Android that is meant to be supporting the low-end and inexpensive smartphones. This phones would have the specifications similar to the Nokia 1 i.e. Limited RAM and Storage. There is a separate version of Apps for the 'Android Go' edition like the Gmail Go, Youtube Go etc. that require less storage, less RAM and even consume lesser internet data. Even the Google Assistant has a Go Version available that can make phone calls, send messages, play music and do other basic stuff.

Apart from Nokia 1, some of the other handsets that are set to be launched with Android Go edition are Micromax Bharat Go, Alcatel 1X, Lava Z50.

Looks like Google and other manufacturers of these smartphones are moving in the right direction to make smartphones affordable and extend its usefulness to the untapped audience. These smartphones are set to give a good experience to the users but the price needs to come down to somewhere between $50-$60(approx Rs 3000) to make it feasible for everyone.

Latest Articles on our blog

The 15 Best Table, Wall, and Pedestal Fans in India 2020

In this article, we take a look at the best table, wall, and pedestal fans in India 2020. We have covered a total of 15 options and 5 of each type so depending on your requirement and preference, you can choose the best one.

by Sylvester Avijit Gomes on 2020-07-23

Best Dishwashers in India 2020 (Under 20K, 25K, 30K, 35K)

Tired of cleaning dishes at home? A dishwasher is something that would be great for you. The latest dishwashers are very advanced and are capable of getting rid of tough stains as well. In this article we take a look at the 5 best dishwashers available in India from brands like Bosch, IFB, Siemens, and more.

by Sylvester Avijit Gomes on 2020-06-06

12 Best Bluetooth Speakers in India 2020 (Under 1000 to 20000)

Bluetooth speakers are in great demand these days as they have become affordable and the audio quality has improved a lot in last 2 years. In this article, we have covered the top 12 best bluetooth speakers in India 2020. The price of the speakers covered here vary from under Rs. 1000 to under 20000 so you will easily find the best speaker in various price range of under 2000, under 5000 and under 10000.

by Geetansh Arora on 2020-03-15

Best Dual Band Routers in India 2020 (Under 1500, 2000, 3000 & 10000)

Long range WiFi routers are in huge demand and here we have listed best dual band routers in India 2020 selected by the experts on basis of usage and performance. Linksys, DLink, TPLink brands have been selected and the pricing varies from under 1500 to under 10000. All these are suitable for both home and office and you can choose the best one depending on the area of your home or office.

by Shivam Setia on 2020-03-15