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Nokia 1
Nokia 1
Nokia 1
Nokia 1

Informr score
The Nokia 1 currently has an Informr score of 6.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 14 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
1.1 GHz
Screen Size
5+ MP, f/2.0

What the Critics Are Saying...

Good Gear Guide

The Nokia 1 goes above and beyond what you’d ordinarily expect from a bottom-end, disposable phone like it. Sure, the camera may as well not be there, the battery life leaves something to be desired and the seams occasionally show - but, taken as a showpiece for the potential of Android Oreo: Go Edi...

- Fergus Halliday, Good Gear Guide
Android Police

Regardless of the reason you're looking for a device like the Nokia 1, I can't help but think that you may be better served with an older but more capable second-hand or refurbished smartphone. Those should have a larger and better display, more RAM and storage, and possibly a fingerprint scanner. B...

- Rita El Khoury, Android Police

The Nokia 1 isn’t going to set the world aflame with speed, but it is going to give you a solidly built phone that has an up to date operating system that will be receiving security – and platform updates regularly. The delivery of security updates is a boon that can’t be denied in a day and age whe...

- Daniel Tyson, Ausdroid

The Nokia 1 is a decent budget smartphone that gets the most out of its limited resources. The removable battery, good display and interchangeable covers all impressed us.

- Florian Wimmer, Notebookcheck
Fone Arena

The Nokia 1 is a good smartphone for those who want an upgrade from a feature phone segment. At a price of Rs. 5,499, it has a pure Android experience, Nokia branding and that’s about it.

- Vigneshwar SR, Fone Arena

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Common Questions

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

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

If your 1 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's screen size is 4.5 inches with 480 x 854 pixels resolution.

1.1 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6737M Quad core 1.1 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo (Update Available: 10 (Go Edition)) operating system (OS).

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ MP, f/2.0 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ 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), 2150 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 540 minutes, 552 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Nokia 1 Specs

Release Date April 30, 2018
Regions Available Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo (Update Available: 10 (Go Edition))

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Processor MediaTek MT6737M Quad core 1.1 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.549 W/kg
Body: 1.588 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, 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, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 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
5+ Megapixels, f/2.0
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels
Pixel Density 218 pixels
Size 4.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 2150 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to 288 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 552 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 540 minutes
Standby Time Up to 15 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Warm Red, Dark Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.36 x 6.778 x 0.95 cm (5.3 x 2.7 x 0.4 in)
Weight 131 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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