The Nokia 1 has been available on some online stores over the last two weeks or so but priced to match over the €100 mark. Good news is to be had today that the Nokia 1 will be officially on sale on JUNE 5TH in Ireland from several outlets nationwide coming in at €79 rrp from Vodafone, Carphone Warehouse and Virgin Mobile. We will as always be keeping you up to date on the availability with all Nokia devices.

Quality of Nokia smartphones for everyone

The Nokia 1 is the champion of giving more people access to technology. With the reassuring quality and design expected of a Nokia smartphone, it keeps you connected with all your smartphone essentials and apps.

With a quad-core processor, front and rear cameras, 4G connectivity and dual SIM, the Nokia 1 elevates everything you love about feature phones in an accessible smartphone package. 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

The Nokia 1 brings a refreshingly familiar Nokia phone design featuring the iconic ‘Nokia smile’ in a fresh new package. Available 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.

Lisa Higgins, Country Manager, HMD Global, said:“From kids borrowing their parents’ phones to technophobes only ever receiving a hand me down, there are still lots of people in Ireland who haven’t ever owned their own smartphone. It’s these people who we’ve made the Nokia 1 for, which gives you all the smartphone essentials in a fun, simple to use and secure package.”

Pure, secure and up to date with Android Oreo™ (Go edition)

Tailored to devices with 1GB RAM or less, Android Oreo™ (Go edition) comes with a new range of apps from Google designed to run faster while consuming less data. Optimised to be smooth and fast, these include Google Go – a web search app, Google Maps™ Go, YouTube™ Go and Google Assistant for Android (Go edition), to quickly send messages, make calls, set alarms and do more, simply by using your voice.

With fewer pre-installed and much lighter apps on Android Oreo™ (Go edition), you get 2x more available storage out of the box compared with Android Nougat[ii]. All Nokia smartphones come with no bloatware, skins, UI changes or unnecessary apps pre-loaded onto your phone, giving you a pure Android experience. Android Oreo™ (Go edition) offers a smooth and responsive experience, while making sure your device gets the latest security updates and features, including Google Play Protect, which continuously works to keep your device, data and apps safe.

A breakthrough in accessible technology, the Nokia 1 delivers smartphone essentials, refreshingly familiar design and the reassuring quality of a Nokia phone to fans around the world. Running the latest Android Oreo™ (Go edition), a version of Android for devices with 1GB RAM or less[i], the Nokia 1 delivers extraordinary value with an exceptional experience encompassing all the features you’d expect from a quality smartphone.

[1] Up to 128MB

[1] https://www.android.com/versions/oreo-8-0/go-edition/

 

Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Part time actor and security professional and brutally honest when it comes to opinions.

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