Nokia 2.1 Specifications, Price and Release Date (Nigeria, USA, Europe, India)

We have looked at the Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 3.1, now it is time to see the tjird among the trio. It is none other than the Nokia 2.1. It is the phone among the trio that runs on Android Oreo (Go Edition) and it is quite affordable too. Read on and see the Nokia 2.1 full specifications, features, price as well as release date.

Nokia 2.1 Specifications, Price and Release Date (Nigeria, USA, Europe, India)

Nokia 2.1 Features

The Nokia 2.1 has a 5.5 inch display, having a 720p resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. It also have front-facing stereo speakers and its chipset is a modest Snapdragon 425. You should remember that the 2017 model had a Cortex-A7 cores, this version has been upgraded to A53.

Also read: Meizu M8c Full Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

The Nokia 2.1 came with a 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage which can be expanded via a microSD card slot. Another good thing is that the Android Oreo Go edition and apps does not need much storage.


The Nokia 2.1 has a large battery capacity – 4000mAh that can last up to 2 days after a single charge. Though when used moderately. At the camera department, it sports an 8MP main camera with autofocus in the back, and 5MP front-facing camera for taking selfies.

Nokia 2.1 Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  GSM 900 / 1800 – India
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – APAC, EMEA, India
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – LATAM, USA
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300) – APAC, EMEA
  LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 66(1700/2100) – LATAM, USA
  LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500) – India
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps



Announced 2018, May
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, July



Dimensions 153.6 x 77.6 x 9.7 mm (6.05 x 3.06 x 0.38 in)
Weight 174 g (6.14 oz)
Build Aluminum frame, plastic back
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~70.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)



OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 308



Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM



Primary 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus
Video 720p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go



Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – 10W charging
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer



  Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 19 h (3G)
Music play Up to 128 h



Colours Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, Grey/Silver
Price About 100 EUR

Nokia 2.1 Release Date

The Nokia 2.1 will be released globally in July 2018, and will be available in three colour schemes, which are; Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, and Gray/Silver .


Nokia 2.1 Price

The Nokia 2.1 price will cost just $115 in the United States, and €99 in Europe. The price is expected to be below N40,000 in Nigeria.

  • What do you think about this device? Kindly share your thoughts in the comment box below

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.