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Nokia 1 Plus
Nokia 1 Plus
Nokia 1 Plus
Nokia 1 Plus
Nokia 1 Plus

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The Nokia 1 Plus currently has an Informr score of 6.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.5 GHz
1.5 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
8+ MP
8+ MP
2500 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


For a smartphone to get you going, as a starter of beginner phone and considering how cheap this is (this one is from Vodafone and is just £59), you are getting a lot for your money. Battery life and the standard functionality is definitely good enough. It’s just the slightly small storage and the l...

- Leigh Geary, Coolsmartphone
Toronto sun
Toronto sun

You have to be mindful of how you use the phone. It can slow down significantly if multiple apps are running at once — sometimes even if it’s just the Google Play Store updating apps in the background. I also experienced keyboard lag at times just when trying to browse the web, which was rather frus...

- Adam Swimmer, Toronto sun

The asking price might be cheap, but the Nokia 1 Plus asks you to make plenty of compromises in return. The Nokia 1 Plus is a budget phone that takes the usual shortcuts, but ends up hitting all the expected roadblocks regardless. It's really good for the price but it doesn't take that much more to...

- Fergus Halliday, PCWorld

The 1 Plus has a much more modern design than the toy-like original, full access to the play store, and a camera that can snap a decent enough picture given the price. That makes it the ideal candidate for your child's first phone, a dedicated business line or a backup handset that can still run all...

- Tom Morgan, Stuff
Mobile Syrup
Mobile Syrup

While the Nokia 1 Plus may offer a significant value because it packs pretty much the full Android 9 experience for a low price, it’s difficult to recommend since it is such an inconsistent experience. If you're using the device as just a texting and calling machine, it could work for you. But if yo...

- Brad Bennett, Mobile Syrup

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We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia 1 Plus user manual here.

Nokia backs up the 1 Plus with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your 1 Plus has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Nokia 1 Plus's screen size is 5.45 inches with 480 x 960 pixels resolution.

1.5 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6739 Quad-core 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie (Go edition) operating system (OS).

8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.

8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2500 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 762 minutes.

1 Plus Specs

Release Date April 17, 2019
Regions Available Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie (Go edition)

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Processor MediaTek MT6739 Quad-core 1.5 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.59 W/kg
Body: 1.79 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
4x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density 197 pixels
Size 5.45 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 2500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to 240 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 762 minutes
Standby Time Up to 25.7 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, , Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.504 x 7.04 x 0.855 cm (5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 185 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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