7.4/10
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The Nokia 2.3 currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 5 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2 GHz
Screen Size
6.2"
Camera
13+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Ausdroid

If you’re after a device that is guaranteed the software and security updates and you’re not fussed with the overall camera or lack of fingerprint scanner, then there is a lot to like with the Nokia 2.3.

- Alex Dennis, Ausdroid
The Wirecutter

The Nokia 2.3 has guaranteed software updates through early 2022, and it’s faster than other phones in its price range. But it lacks a fingerprint sensor and doesn’t support CDMA networks like Verizon or Sprint.

- Ryan Whitwam, The Wirecutter
Gadget Guy

For me, after a few days of use, it was unexciting in every way. But that is what you expect of a $199 phone. And perhaps in that un-excitedness lies the secret – a simple good value phone that should last the distance and see Android 10 and maybe 11. My best advice to Nokia is to go its own way and...

- Ray Shaw, Gadget Guy
Notebookcheck

With the Nokia 2.3, HMD Global has created a successful entry-level smartphone, which stands out from the crowd with Android One and promises long updates. If you are looking for a cheap smartphone with Android One, you will hardly be able to get past the Nokia 2.3.

- Daniel Schmidt, Notebookcheck
Gadgetbyte

Nokia 2.3 is the latest budget smartphone from the company, which employs the signature stock Android and amazing battery life. Seriously impressive! The performance is not that great and so is its camera performance. Having said that, Nokia 2.3 is a decent starter phone.

- Nikhil Shrestha, Gadgetbyte


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Screen Size
6.2"

The Nokia 2.3's screen size is 6.2 inches with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm) Quad-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 10.0) operating system (OS).

Camera
13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ megapixel camera.

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

Storage
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 2040 minutes.

Nokia 2.3 Specs

Overview
Release date December 5, 2019
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 10.0)

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Processor MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm) Quad-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 2 GB
ROM Unknown
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.81 W/kg
Body: 0.86 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 2040 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 20 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Cyan Green, Sand, Charcoal
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.77 x 7.54 x 0.87 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 183 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel density 271 pixels
Size 6.2 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Always-on display
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Unknown
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
Resolution
13+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, 2nd camera feature (2MP, depth sensor)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
F/2.4, Biometric face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, AMR-NB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV, XviD
Streaming Video Unknown
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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