HMD Global has officially launched its latest entry-level platform, Nokia 1.4 in Kenya. The launch follows the launch of the Nokia C1 Plus earlier this year, and the Nokia 3.4 phone into the Kenyan market late last year.
The phone runs on Android 10 (Go Edition) operating system, with a planned Android 11 version coming soon. It also comes with a 6.55 inch touchscreen, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Storage, 8 MP main camera with a Dual Camera setup and a 5 MP selfie camera. It also has a large 4000 mAh non-removable battery.
Nokia 1.4 users will also enjoy selfies and videos, apps and texts, and immersive entertainment delivered to them crisp and clear with the phone’s 720 x 1600 pixels impressive resolution.
Nokia 1.4’s new expanded HD+ screen comes into its own with video calling apps. This will help families and loved ones to stay connected amid the current social distancing conditions to showcase the Nokia Cable’s camera capabilities.
Nokia phones, including the Nokia 1.4 have a well-deserved reputation for being sturdy and durable devices. The Nokia 1.4 is an affordable phone which you can happily hand over to the children without worrying about fragility.
Gopher Ogembo, Senior Business Manager Kenya & East Africa, HMD Global said “We wanted to create a reliable and enjoyable experience that truly benefits all family members without adding to any household financial pressures. Be it managing work emails, paying bills or keeping the kids busy with online extracurricular activities, our designers addressed the fact that millions of families around the world are spending more time at home. In response, we increased the size of the screen on the Nokia 1.4 to the maximum capacity so parents, caregivers and children can stay connected and productive.”
The Nokia 1.4 is available in mobile retail stores, Safaricom shops at the retail price of Ksh. 12,499.
Nokia 1.4 specifications
OS: Android 10
SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen: 6.55 inch touchscreen
Chipset: Qualcomm QM215 Snapdragon 215
CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: Adreno 308
Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
Internal storage: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
RAM: 1 GB, 2GB, 3 GB
Main camera: Dual camera setup
8 MP (wide)
2 MP, (macro)
Selfie camera: Single 5 MP, (wide)
Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Battery type: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Colours: Fjord, Charcoal, Dusk