Nokia 4.2 Android One Phone with 5.71-inch Waterdrop Notch Display Launched in India: Price, Features

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Nokia 4.2

We had been looking forward to the launch of the Nokia 4.2 in India ever since the smartphone’s product page went live over on the brand’s official Indian website. The wait is now over as HMD Global has just announced the release of the Nokia 4.2 for the Indian market. The phone is said to go on sale starting today (May 7) and will be up for grabs at INR 10,990.

Nokia 4.2 Availability, Launch Offers

Starting today, the Nokia 4.2 is said to be available for purchase exclusively via Nokia’s website for the next seven days. From May 14, select retail outlets including Reliance, Sangeetha Poorvika, Croma, Big C, and MyG will have the phone in stock ready for purchase. By May 21, HMD Global promises the Nokia 4.2 will be available for sale across the country.

While the Nokia 4.2 has an official retail price of INR 10,990, early customers will be able to avail a flat INR 500 discount. Over on Nokia’s site, customers can use the code “LAUNCHOFFER” until June 10 to get this discount. Furthermore, those who buy the smartphone with an HDFC Bank Debit Card or Credit Card will also receive a 10 percent cashback. The same offer is also applicable for EMI payments with HDFC cards. From June 10, the same offer can also be availed at offline retail outlets.

With every purchase of a Nokia 4.2, customers will also get a free six-month screen replacement offer under Nokia’s phone screen protection insurance which is said to be worth INR 3,500. Also, Vodafone and Idea subscribers shall receive INR 2,500 cashback in the form of vouchers. In total, 50 vouchers worth INR 50 each will be provided. To redeem the vouchers, a recharge of INR 199 or above will need to be made.

Nokia 4.2 Specifications, Features

The Nokia 4.2 was first unveiled at MWC this year alongside the Nokia 3.2, Nokia 1 Plus and Nokia 9 PureView. It was assumed that the Nokia 3.2 would also be launching today, but that wasn’t the case. The Nokia 4.2 comes with a 5.71-inch TFT LCD screen with an HD+ resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is running the Snapdragon 439 SoC paired with 2GB or 3GB of RAM with either 16GB or 32GB of storage. Just like all other Nokia phones, the Nokia 4.2 is part of the Android One family and runs stock Android 9.0 Pie with the promise of timely software updates and security patches.

The power button on the right side of the phone gets a light ring that lights up when you receive a notification or when the phone is charging. The left side gets a dedicated Google Assistant Button. For imaging, the back houses a 13MP+2MP setup, while a waterdrop cut-out at the front houses an 8MP selfie shooter. The battery on this phone measures 3000mAh and charges over a MicroUSB port. The phone is offered in two color options – Black and Pink Sand.