After its global launch in Cairo, Nokia 2.3 now on sale in Kenya

HMD Global has announced the availability of  the Nokia 2.3 in Kenya, making the country the second market that the phone is on sale after its global launch in Cairo on December 5, 2019.

Commenting during the launch of the phone, Gopher Ogembo, Senior Business Manager East Africa, HMD Global, said: “Consumers in Kenya have really appreciated the Nokia 2 family of products. The Nokia 2.3 is a step forward in our promise of offering you an experience that stays fresh longer – giving consumers access to two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates even in the affordable price tier. On top, it offers industry leading AI for this segment, large screen and our signature promise of two-day battery life – making it the ideal pick for those who rely on their smartphone as their primary screen.”

(TOP: Mark Misumi, HMD Global’s Business Manager – left – with a model during the launch of the Nokia 2.3 in Nairobi). 

The Nokia 2.3 features a large 6.2” HD+ screen and two-day battery life. Being Android 10 ready, the Nokia 2.3 will receive guaranteed monthly security updates for three years and OS updates for two years.

The Nokia 2.3 features a dual camera and comes with ‘Recommended Shot’, a new Nokia phones feature which helps one to choose the best picture. Whether it’s the mid-air backflip, the family portrait where everyone is actually smiling or the winning goal, ‘Recommended Shot’ automatically captures alternate images before and after the shutter button is pressed and suggests the best one.  Alongside even more AI-powered features such as ‘Portrait Mode’ and low-light imaging, it enables the user to capture creative images in a variety of settings.

One can also save time with the Nokia 2.3 as it has a dedicated Google Assistant Button. All one has to do is use their voice to view upcoming calendar entries, commute times and other information. The Nokia 2.3 also comes with biometric face recognition, allowing one to unlock their phone at a glance.

This device also combines advanced image fusion and exposure stacking (taking numerous photos in various lighting settings and blending them together), thereby enabling the user to shoot stellar images in vibrant detail, even in low-light conditions.

The Nokia 2.3 comes in two variants – Cyan Green and Charcoal – at a retail price of Kshs 12,000.


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