HMD Global has launched the Nokia 4.2 mid-range handset in India, which it originally unveiled at MWC 2019. The smartphone maker was teasing the new device from quite via its Twitter page. The new Nokia 4.2 one of the first handset by the company to feature a waterdrop notch display design, which the company simply calls a U-shaped notch. Additionally, it comes with a dedicated key on the right edge to call up the Google Assistant and sports a relatively large battery as compared to the competition in the same price range.
Nokia 4.2 specifications
The Nokia 4.2 features a 5.71-inch HD+ LCD display with a U-shaped notch and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC. Like all Nokia handsets, the Nokia 4.2 is an Android One handset and it runs on the latest Android 9 Pie OS and is slated to receive three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates. It integrates a notification light in the power button, which is placed on the phone’s right edge, and it comes equipped with a dedicated Google Assistant button as well.
In terms of optics, the Nokia 4.2 sports dual rear cameras. It comes with a 13MP sensor that is paired with an f/2.2 aperture lens and a 2MP secondary depth sensor that gets an f/2.2 aperture. The device’s camera supports PDAF as well. The handset runs on a 3000mAh battery that can be charged via a micro USB port. It also supports face unlock and comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Nokia 4.2 price and launch offers
The Nokia 4.2 will be available in a 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage variant, which is priced at Rs 10,990. It comes in Pink Sand and Black colour variants and will be available exclusively on Nokia.com/phones for a 7-day period starting May 7 May and exclusively across select retail outlets and partners like Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C and MyG starting from May 14. The phone will be available from mobile retail outlets and the Nokia online shop from May 21.
Launch offers on the phone include an instant Rs 500 off on the device till June 10. One can use the promo code “LAUNCHOFFER” to avail this limited period offer when purchasing the Nokia 4.2 via Nokia online shop. Consumers buying the Nokia 4.2 via an HDFC bank credit or debit cards on EMI and regular transactions through Pinelabs terminals in offline stores will receive a 10 percent cashback. A 10 percent cashback can be availed while opting for HDFC consumer finance. these offers are available at retail outlets till June 10 June.
Vodafone-Idea subscribers will be eligible for a Rs 2,500 instant cashback with the Nokia 4.2. They will receive 50 vouchers worth Rs 50 each, which can be redeemed on recharge of Rs 199 and above. There’s also a free six-month screen replacement worth Rs 3,500 covered under Nokia phone screen protection insurance, which is enabled by Servify.
Read our review of the Nokia 4.2 here.