Nokia 1 Specs & Price In Kenya

Nokia 1

Nokia 1 the first smartphone from HMD Global running on Android Go. It is a budget device with entry-level specs. Since Android Go is a lightweight operating system,  this phone operates very fast despite having modest hardware. It features a 4.5 inch 720p display, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. Here, you will find the price of Nokia 1 in Kenya, specs and everything that you need to know.

The Key Features of Nokia 1

  • 4.5 inch display, 480 pixels x 854 pixels resolution
  • OS: Android Go
  • Quad-core 1.3 GHz processor, Mediatek MT6737M chipset
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, microSD up to 128GB
  • Back camera: 5MP with autofocus, geo-tagging, LED flash, face detection
  • Front camera: 2MP
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM radio, microUSB 2.0
  • Sensors: accelerometer
  • 2G, 3G, 4G
  • Removable battery

Nokia 1 Price In Kenya

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  • 2-8 days
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Nokia 1 Specifications Review

Design & Display

Nokia 1 is one of the best looking phones below 10K.  There is no doubt that HMD Global wanted to make a statement with this budget phone. This phone puts to shame companies that make ugly looking budget phones. This phone’s body is made from tough polycarbonate plastic. This means that it is a phone that can take a fall but still look as good as new.  This phone borrows a lot from the more expensive Nokia phones.  You don’t get a bezel-less design, but you get a phone that looks pretty good.

Nokia 1 In Kenya

It comes with a 4.5 inch 720p LCD display. This resolution is okay for a 4.5 inch display phone.  It is easy to read text even when the font is small.  This screen also displays good quality videos and images.  It is an excellent display on a budget phone.

Nokia 1 Hardware, Software and Performance

The performance specs sheet of this smartphone is not as impressive as some people would expect it to be. It is powered by a quad-core processor clocking at 1.3GHz coupled with 1GB of RAM. However, this is not a phone that you should write off fast.  This phone is a better performer than many phones in the budget range that seem to have better performance specs.

This phone runs on Android Oreo – Go Edition.  This is a tweaked Android version specifically made for phones with low-end hardware. A few features of Android Oreo have been removed to make the software lean.  That is partly the reason why the performance of the Nokia 1 is impressive.  Apps are impressive with no instances of lagging.

Nokia 1 has 8GB internal storage space.   Fortunately, you can use the SIM 2 slot to expand memory via a microSD card.


This phone comes with a 5MP camera on the rear and 2MP front facing camera.  Both cameras capture quality images especially in places with enough light.  There is an LED flash on the rear that will enable you to take good shots when you are not out in the sun.


The Nokia 1 is powered by a 2150mAh non-removable battery. This should power the phone through a day on a single charge.

Nokia 1 Specifications

LAUNCHFebruary, 2018
Dimensions133.6mm x 67.8mm x 9.5mm
Body materialPlastic body
Size4.5 inches-61.6% screen-to-body ratio
TypeIPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors
Resolution480 pixels x 854 pixels resolution, 16:9 ratio-218PPI
Operating SystemAndroid Go
ChipsetMediatek MT6737M
Internal Storage8GB
MicroSD SlotYes, up to 128-hybrid slot
Back5 Megapixels
Featuresgeo-tagging, LED flash & 480p videos
Front2 Megapixels
3.5mm jackYes
Alert typesVibrations, ringtone
WILANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSYes, with A-GPS
FM RadioYes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
TypeLi-Ion, removable
Talk timeUp-to 9 hours (3G)

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