HMD Global announced the new Nokia 2.2, delivering AI powered low light imaging and Google Assistant at the press of a button, all at an astonishing price.
Nokia 2.2 is the first 2 series Nokia smartphone to be part of the Android One program, delivering the latest full Android experience on a 5.7” screen with a discreet selfie-notch. Shipping with Android 9 Pie, Nokia 2.2 is Android Q ready and will receive two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates.
The phone can take detailed photos even in trickier low light conditions. The camera snaps multiple images simultaneously and through algorithms creates a single image with more light, greater detail and less noise. HDR photography captures vivid colors with greater dynamic range in every shot. You can also make your photos stand out with Google Photos AI-powered features like Colour Pop, to draw attention to your subject, Colourise, which enables monochrome pictures to be turned into full colour, and Beautify, which enhances natural features for the ultimate selfie.
In addition, you get access to the latest tech trends with “face unlock” and Google Lens. Nokia 2.2 is one of the first phones in its category to come with a biometric face-unlock feature. The advanced AI driven face-unlock uses deep learning algorithms and liveliness detection for an accurate experience. Google Lens lets you search what you see so when you see a product you like, simply point the camera lens at it to know how you can buy it or point the lens at an album artwork to discover new music and stream via music services such as Spotify.
Nokia 2.2 also offers the latest trends in screen design, featuring an edge-to-edge display with a discreet selfie-notch, maximizing screen surface while maintaining a pocketable form factor. The 5.71” HD+ edge-to-edge display offers a large screen, while still ensuring the Nokia 2.2 is compact for single-handed use. The display, with 400nits brightness. All this comes powered by the quad core MediaTek A22 CPU chipset, which is designed to deliver battery optimization, so your phone charge lasts you up to an entire day.
The Nokia 2.2 brings back personalized smartphone style with exchangeable Nokia Xpress-on covers. The covers use the same nano-texture coating technology to offer you a glossy look in a range of colors. The Nokia Xpress-on covers can be interchanged in a matter of seconds and will be available in Pink Sand, Ice Blue and Forest Green.
The device also comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button. One press gives you instant access to Google Assistant and a long press lets you do in-depth requests and multiple tasks.
Running Android 9 Pie out of the box, Nokia 2.2 offers access to new digital wellbeing tools including a dashboard, app timer, Wind Down mode and the improved Do Not Disturb. The smartphone helps you monitor device usage and turn off all visual interruptions letting you disconnect when you want to. Other features like Slices and App Actions anticipate your next move, delivering app integration and shortcuts. Furthermore, Adaptive Battery limits battery usage from apps you don’t use often.
As will all Nokia smartphones, Nokia 2.2 has no additional bloatware, skins or UI changes and hidden processes eating up your battery life or filling your storage.
The Nokia 2.2 is available in Steel and Tungsten Black for a global average retail price of €99.
- Size 145.96 x 70.56 x 9.3 mm
- Weight 153 g
- olors Steel; Tungsten Black
- Operating system Android 9 Pie
- RAM 2 GB / 3 GB DDR4 RAM
- CPU MediaTek Helio A22, 4 x A53 cores 2GHz
- Display Size and type 5.71” HD+ with Selfie notch
- Ratio 19:9
- Other Always-on display
- Cable type Micro USB
- Sensors Accelerometer; Ambient light sensor; Proximity sensor; Face unlock
- SIM slot Nano SIM, single and dual SIM models available
- Keys Google Assistant Button
- Other USB On-the-go
- Network speed CAT 4
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
- Bluetooth 4.2
- Internal storage 16 GB / 32 GB
- MicroSD card slot Supports up to 400 GB
- Audio Connector 3.5mm audio jack
- Other FM radio
- Rear cameras 13 MP AF 1/3” 1.12um f/2.2 with single LED Flash
- Front-facing camera 5 MP
- Camera features HDR; Panorama; Low Light enhancement; Time Lapse; Beautification; Google Lens
- Battery type 3000 mAh
- Charging 5 W