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Nokia 2.3
Nokia 2.3
Nokia 2.3
Nokia 2.3
Nokia 2.3
Nokia 2.3

Informr score
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
Operating system
2 GHz
2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
13+ MP, f/2.2
13+ MP, f/2.2
4000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


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 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
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

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

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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Common Questions

The 2.3 price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Nokia 2.3 prices from around the web here on The Informr.

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia 2.3 user manual here.

Nokia backs up the 2.3 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your 2.3 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 2.3's screen size is 6.2 inches with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution.

2 GHz

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


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 11) operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP, f/2.2 camera.

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

32 GB

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


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

Nokia 2.3 Specs

Release Date December 5, 2019
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 11)

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Processor MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm) Quad-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.81 W/kg
Body: 0.86 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 Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
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
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/2.2
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
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
F/2.4, Biometric face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
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
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Always-on display
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 (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 2040 minutes
Standby Time Up to 20 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
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
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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