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Nokia 1 is a Nokia-branded budget Android Go smartphone, developed by HMD Global. It was launched at the Mobile World Congress 2018, in Barcelona, Spain on 25 February 2018.[1] This device, along with the Nokia 8 Sirocco, completes the lineup of Nokia-branded Android devices.[2]The phone also has separately sold removable back covers known as Xpress-on, a brand that first appeared on the Nokia 5110.[3] This was the first time the Xpress-on name was used since the Nokia Lumia 710 in 2012.[4][5]



Nokia 1 has a quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53 Mediatek MT6737M CPU, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card of up to 128 GB.

The device also has a 4.5-inch IPS LCD display, a 5 MP rear camera with auto-focus and an LED flash, and a 2 MP front-facing camera.[6]

The 2150 mAh user-removable Li-Ion battery[6] allows for up to 15 days of standby time and up to 9 hours of talk time, if mobile internet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and accelerometer are switched off.

The smartphone’s back covers are available in Warm Red, Dark Blue, and light blue colors.[6]


Nokia 1 is shipped with Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), and gets continuous security updates every month for up to 3 years.[7][8]

In late June 2019, HMD began rolling out the Android 9 Pie (Go edition) for Nokia 1.[9]


Nokia 1 generally received mixed reviews. TechRadar praised the device’s battery life, customisable back cover and durable design, while criticising its poor performance, dim screen and poor speaker.[10]


  1. The Home of Nokia phones. Retrieved on 25 February 2018.
  2. "The Nokia 1 joins Google’s Android Go effort with removable Xpress-on covers", The Verge. Retrieved on 2018-02-25. 
  3. "Nokia 1 Android Go phone reintroduces Xpress-on covers - Pocket-lint". Retrieved on 26 February 2018. 
  5. "Nokia 1 Android Go phone reintroduces Xpress-on covers - Pocket-lint". Retrieved on 26 February 2018. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Nokia 1 Specifications. GSM Arena. Retrieved on 9 July 2018.
  7. Stipe. "Nokia 1 receiving the May 2019 security update", 2019-05-28. Retrieved on 19 June 2019. 
  8. "Nokia 1 update rolling out with May 2019 Android security patch", BGR India, 2019-05-30. Retrieved on 20 June 2019. 
  9. Sagar. "Nokia 1 gets Android Pie Go update", GSM Arena, 2019-06-25. Retrieved on 2019-06-26. 
  10. Cameron, Sean. "Nokia 1 review", March 2019. Retrieved on 2020-03-08. 

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