HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced that the first ever Nokia 4.2, a smartphone which has been designed to offer the latest smartphone innovations at a truly accessible price, is coming to India. The classy, sculpted-glass design and selfie-notch display offer beauty on the outside and it’s not just skin-deep, as it packs in a dual-rear camera, biometric face unlock and the latest generation Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ chipset, all powered by the latest Android™ 9 Pie.
Ajey Mehta, Vice President and Country Head – India, HMD Global, said:
“Owning an affordable smartphone shouldn’t lock you out of exciting features and the latest trends. I’m excited to announce the arrival of first in the series Nokia 4.2 smartphone to India for our fans. From AI-powered features like Adaptive Battery, to a more modern and personal way to interact with your smartphone through the dedicated Google Assistant button; from biometric face unlock, to the latest innovations from Android 9 Pie along with promised next 2-lettered Android updates; the Nokia 4.2 continues to uphold the promise we make across our smartphones – that they will just get better – while bringing the best experiences in your hands.”
T.S Sridhar, General Manager – South and West India, HMD Global, said:
“Poorvika Mobiles has been a long-standing trusted partner for us at HMD Global. They have a strong connect with consumers in Tamil Nadu and the experience they provide is unmatched. Today we are excited to bring our newly announced Nokia 4.2 to Poorvika consumers for an exclusive 7-day window of sale starting 14th May. We hope consumers will love this smarphone that brings cutting-edge experience in their hands in an affordable range.”
Advanced AI at your fingertips
Premiering the Google Assistant button, the Nokia 4.2 will revolutionise the way you engage with your smartphone. Simply press once for instant access to the Google Assistant to get help – whether it’s directions, making calls, listening to music or getting answers, the Google Assistant can help get things done and find information faster than ever before. You can double press to receive a visual snapshot of your day from the Google Assistant with intelligent suggestions and personalised information, including transport info, bills that need paying and what you have in your calendar to make sure you never miss a meeting again. By long pressing the button, you will activate a walkie-talkie mode, which lets the Google Assistant listen to you until you release it for long sentence queries.
Many of the flagship features on the Nokia 4.2 are powered by AI, including face unlock to give you a quick, handsfree way to unlock your smartphone or exclusive Google Assistant actions to open apps quicker, including launching the camera app and taking a bothie. The Nokia 4.2 also lets you access your Google Assistant without unlocking your phone after opting-in through your settings. You’ll be able to perform basic tasks like setting a timer, scheduling reminders, playing music or asking it questions.
Beautifully crafted with the latest innovations
The Nokia 4.2’s compact size and edge-to-edge display with ‘selfie-notch’ delivers a smartphone which, at just 8.4mm, is slim enough for single hand use. Elegantly designed with glass on the front and back, a feeling of sturdiness and class is achieved thanks to its lightweight metal internal structure and satin-finish polycarbonate frame. To top off the design, the power button comes to life with a natural breathing light to alert you of notifications, making it easy for you to know when your phone needs attention.
The Nokia 4.2 comes with a refined Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 octa-core chipset that delivers a boost in performance when you need it most, allowing you to play your favourite games and stream movies effortlessly.
Bringing flagship imaging features like multi-camera imaging to a new price point, the Nokia 4.2’s dual depth-sensing rear camera captures stunning memories. Combining the 13MP main camera with the depth sensor, you can take your shots to the next level and create stunning portraits and landscapes for social media. Powered by AI and machine learning, you can create shareworthy photos with Google Photos, and learn more about them with Google Lens, which lets you search what you see faster, and interact with the world around you in a new way. The Nokia 4.2’s advanced camera app allows you to find your inner artist with bokeh mode. Or, use the low-light HDR mode to capture multiple images simultaneously and fuse them using advanced algorithms to create a single image with more light, less noise, bolder colours and greater dynamic range.
Pure, secure and up-to-date, Android 9 Pie reinforced with Android One
The Nokia 4.2 launches with Android 9 Pie out of the box. It joins the comprehensive line-up of Nokia smartphones in the Android One family, which means it delivers the latest Android innovations and software experiences. Nokia smartphones with Android One offer great storage and battery life right out of the box and come with three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates.
Android 9 Pie includes AI-powered features to make your device smarter, faster and adapt to your behaviour as you use it, so your smartphone experience gets better with time. The Adaptive Battery feature limits battery usage from apps you don’t use often, and App Actions predicts what you’re about to do so you can get to your next action quickly. These features further streamline your device’s functionality and your overall Android experience.
The Nokia 4.2 will receive three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates, as guaranteed in the Android One program. In addition, Google Play Protect scans over 50 billion apps per day to keep your phone safe from malware, making the Nokia 4.2 among the most secure phones on the market. It also comes with easy access to helpful innovative services including the Google Assistant, which helps you get things done throughout the day, as well as Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storagei.
In addition, Nokia 4.2 comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back of the for secure access and is certified by the Android Enterprise Recommended program making it the ideal smartphone for your enterprise needs.
The Nokia 4.2 comes in two colours, Black and a stand-out Pink Sand at a recommended best buy price of INR 10,990 for the 3/32GB storage variant. The smartphone will be available exclusively across Poorvika Mobile outlets in Chennai from 14th May to 20th May and then pan-India across top mobile retail outlets and Nokia.com/phones starting 21st May.
Nokia 4.2 consumers get free six-month screen replacement worth INR 3,500 covered under Nokia phone screen protection insurance, brought to you by our partner, Servify. T&Cs apply
Consumers purchasing Nokia 4.2 using HDFC Bank Credit and Debit cards on EMI and regular transactions done through Pinelabs terminals in offline stores, will receive a 10% cashback. Consumers can also avail 10% cashback when they use HDFC consumer finance. This offer is available at retail outlets till 10th June ‘19. T&Cs apply
Vodafone and Idea subscribers will receive INR 2,500 instant cashback by way of 50 vouchers of INR 50 each. These vouchers can be redeemed on recharge of INR 199 and above. T&Cs apply