The Nokia 1 launched at MWC 2018 as the first phone on the Android Go platform. It is also the least-powerful phone from HMD Global, the new licensee of the Nokia brand.
The Nokia 1 and other Android Go devices run a specially made version of Android 8.1 Oreo designed for phones with 1GB or less of RAM. They also have specially designed apps that do not take up much space and consume less data.
Nokia is known for pushing out updates as fast as possible and it has proved that once again by pushing out April’s security update to the Nokia 1. The update is 142.6MB in size and also improves system stability. It is already rolling out in India and Iraq.
The Nokia 1 has a 4.5” display with a resolution of 854 x 450. it is not the sharpest out there but should not require much juice from the 2150mAh battery.
It is powered by a MediaTek MT6737M SoC paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable storage. The MicroSD card (128GB max.) can be set as internal storage. There is a 5MP camera with LED flash on the rear and a 2MP selfie camera. It also has Bluetooth 4.2, FM radio, and Wi-Fi.