HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today (16th January, 2020) announced the launch of Nokia 2.3. Delivering a feature-packed camera fuelled by AI, helping you get the best shot, the Nokia 2.3 also features a large 6.2” HD+ screen and two-day battery[i] life for long-lasting and immersive entertainment. Plus, being Android™ 10 ready, the new Nokia 2.3 will receive guaranteed monthly security updates for three years and OS updates for two years, ensuring this smartphone gets better over time. Prominent Bangladeshi film actor and producer Ferdous Ahmed was present at the launching program held at Nokia Phone Stall at the Dhaka International Trade Fair.
The official availability of the Nokia 800 Tough was also announced at the event. The launch announcement of Nokia 800 Tough was made in September 2019. This water and dust proof phone can withstand extreme temperatures. The Nokia 800 Tough is the first rugged Nokia phone from HMD Global, representing a new hallmark in durability and battery life that comes perfectly paired with essential modern features like 4G connectivity, Google Assistant and popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and more.
Priced at Tk. 10,999, the Nokia 2.3 comes in Cyan green, Sand & Charcoal while the Nokia 800 Tough comes in Desert Sand and is priced at Tk. 10,250. Both phones will be available from tomorrow in the local market.
Ms. Iffat Zahur, Head of Marketing of HMD Global, Bangladesh, said, “The Nokia 2 family of products have been appreciated by consumers worldwide. We believe consumers will also love the Nokia 2.3 as it offers industry leading AI, large screen and our signature promise of two-day battery life at an affordable price. On top, it will give consumers access to two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates, making it one of the best pick of the market.”
Mr. Ferdous Ahmed in his speech as the special guest said, “I have always been a fan of Nokia phones. I am delighted to be a part of this launch program and been given the honour to inaugurate such an exciting new handset for the people of the country”.
The Nokia 2.3 features a dual camera and comes with ‘Recommended Shot’, a brand-new Nokia phones feature helping you choose the best picture. ‘Recommended Shot’ automatically captures alternate images before and after the shutter button is pressed to take any picture and suggests the best one. Alongside even more AI-powered features such as ‘Portrait Mode’ and low-light imaging, fans can capture creative images in a variety of settings.
The Nokia 2.3 has a dedicated Google Assistant Button[ii] which helps to save precious time. Consumers can use their voice to view upcoming calendar entries, commute times and other info. The Nokia 2.3 also comes with biometric face recognition, allowing to unlock the phone at a glance.
Mr. Mozammel Khan, Head of Sales Operation of HMD Global Bangladesh were present at the event along with other high officials of HMD Global and CMPL.
Bringing out your creative side
The Nokia 2.3 comes equipped with ‘Portrait Mode’, elevating your subject and subtly blurring the background, resulting in stunning portraits that pop. Simply use Google Photos to adjust the blur after you take the shot. With a 13MP/2MP dual camera, fans can take unique portraits with a variety of exclusive bokeh – or blurred background effects such as Classic, Butterfly, Heart or Star-shaped styles. And feel like a professional by creating eye-catching photos by simply adjusting the focus when editing.
This device also combines advanced image fusion and exposure stacking (taking numerous photos in various lighting settings and blending them together), meaning you can shoot stellar images in vibrant detail, even in low-light conditions.
Long-lasting, immersive entertainment
Power through your day with the Nokia 2.3’s two-day battery life courtesy of AI-assisted Adaptive Battery technology. The device will learn your app usage habits meaning you can use your device for longer and get lost in your favourite series and movies. Sit back, relax and enjoy a large 6.2” HD+ screen from the palm of your hands, bringing your favourite stories to life.
Elegant design with everyday essentials
Inspired by its Nordic design heritage, the Nokia 2.3 delivers a timeless aesthetic that isn’t just built to look good, but to last. Featuring a 3D nano-textured cover that sits securely in your hand, this phone has a stunning finish that’s sure to leave a lasting impression. Advanced structural engineering made it possible to integrate the dual camera and flash into the rear of the phone without a camera bump. Inner high-precision diecast aluminium chassis makes the structure solid and rigid protecting all the components inside.
An experience that just keeps getting better
The Nokia 2.3 comes Android 10 ready, meaning guaranteed monthly security updates for three years and OS updates for two years to ensure the smartphone will get better over time and that the investment is future-proofed. The latest features of Android 10 will also give fans access to dark theme to save on power usage and improve visibility, as well as enhanced privacy and more, once updated.
Nokia 800 Tough – setting a new hallmark in durability and battery life
Joining the market-leading feature phone portfolio, the Nokia 800 Tough is the first rugged Nokia phone from HMD Global, bringing a new level of durability to fans across the world. Not only is the Nokia 800 Tough water and dust proof, it is also protected against drops and has been designed to withstand extreme temperatures, making it an ideal companion for demanding worksites or adventurous travels. It also brings the latest features fans would expect in a modern phone, packing in The Google Assistant, popular apps like WhatsApp and Facebook, 4G connectivity and more. With the Nokia 800 Tough, HMD Global is expanding its offering to reach new segments like B2B and enterprise customers, where durable handsets are required, as well as individuals who want a reliable phone for their outdoor adventures.
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[i] Based on a real-life usage test by HMD Global. See more info at www.nokia.com/phones/nokia-2
[ii] The Google Assistant is available in selected markets and languages. Where not available The Google Assistant is replaced by Google Search. Check availability at https://support.google.com/assistant.