The novelty of 2019, although executed in a recognizable design, has a much more advanced “stuffing”.
While Apple and Samsung are introducing more and more new smartphones with large screens and many cameras, more and more users are dreaming of a simple “dialer”.
In the 2000s, the world experienced a fashion for phones with a clamshell form factor, made popular by the Motorola RAZR. Today, there are practically no such devices left. But HMD Global, which owns Nokia brand decided to play on the nostalgic feelings of consumers by presenting the Nokia 2720 Flip at IFA 2019 in Berlin, which is the reincarnation of the popular 2009 model.
The novelty of 2019, although executed in a recognizable design, has a much more advanced “stuffing”. That is, we have a simple phone for calls, but equipped with a number of additional features. So, users receive pre-installed Facebook and WhatsApp applications, and can also use the services of the Google Assistant, which even has a special button to call it.
The main screen of Nokia 2720 has a diagonal of 2.8 inches and a resolution of 240x320 pixels. The resolution of the external 1.3-inch screen is 240x240 pixels. The phone is built on a Qualcomm 205 SoC processor, has 512 MB of RAM and a 4 GB drive, with the ability to install microSD cards up to 32 GB. It is equipped with a 2 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS modules, there is support for 4G and two SIM cards. The battery capacity is 1500 mAh, which provides up to 700 hours of standby time. Works "clamshell" running KaiOS, specially designed for this class of devices.
The novelty should appear on sale in the near future, including in Russia. Black and gray versions will be available. The cost of the phone will be 89 euros.