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HMD Global introduces Nokia 1 into Ghanaian market

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has introduced one of its latest brands- Nokia 1- into the Ghanaian market.

The new brand which runs on the latest Android Oreo™ is available for sale on the market on March 20, 2018, a statement from HMD Global has said.

Nokia 1 is set to deliver extraordinary value with an exceptional experience encompassing all the features Ghanaians expect from a quality smartphone, the statement added.

“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 users connected with all their smartphone essentials and apps.

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

For many android phones the battery durability has always been a challenge but HMD Global insists the new Nokia 1 combines removable 2150 mAh battery and power-efficient IPS display and  its hardware works with the optimised apps so users can make the most out of each charge.”

The General Manager West, East and Central Africa of HMD Global, Mr. Joseph Umunakwe, said: “There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Africa[ii]. As the value market leader in feature phones, we understand the barriers and challenges people face when it comes to the step up to a smartphone, which is why we’ve made our most accessible smartphone ever. With the Nokia 1, we have combined the reassuring quality and design of a Nokia smartphone with the latest Android Oreo™ (Go edition) software to deliver exceptional value and realise our dream of creating a complete smartphone experience, accessible to everyone.”