HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Wednesday announced that the Nokia 1 smartphone running on Android Oreo (Go edition) is now available to buy from Cell C, MTN and Vodacom from R999.00.
Running the latest Android Oreo (Go edition), a version of Android for devices with 1GB RAM or less, the Nokia 1 delivers extraordinary value with an exceptional experience encompassing all the features you’d expect from a quality smartphone.
With a quad-core processor, front and rear cameras, 4G connectivity, the Nokia 1 elevates everything you love about feature phones in an accessible smartphone package. The phone is only available in Single SIM in South Africa.
Combining a removable 2150 mAh battery and power-efficient IPS display, its hardware works with the optimised apps so you can make the most out of each charge.
Bringing back personalised style
Available globally in Warm Red and Dark Blue, you can also give your Nokia 1 a makeover thanks to the Xpress-on covers which come in a range of vibrant colours.
Designed with the same attention to detail as the phone’s original cover, simply click on and off in seconds to express your personal style with these exchangeable covers. Inherently coloured, the tough two-tone polycarbonate cover is ready to take on every day knocks and bumps with its durable design.
“There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Asia and Africa. As the value market leader in feature phones, we understand the barriers and challenges people face when it comes to the step up to a smartphone which is why we’ve made our most accessible smartphone ever,” said Shaun Durandt general manager.
“With the Nokia 1, we have combined the reassuring quality and design of a Nokia smartphone with the latest Android Oreo (Go edition) software to deliver exceptional value and realise our dream of creating a complete smartphone experience, accessible to all South Africans.”