Nokia 2 with 4,100 mAh battery and Php 5,290 price tag available by Feb 9

Nokia’s budget, 2-day battery Android, the Nokia 2, will be available nationwide starting February 9. It’s 4,100 mAh battery, PHP 5290 price tag, LTE with VoLTE, 8MP selfie camera, pure Android 7.1.1 Nougat experience, projected durability (it has a metal frame), stylish design (for a budget phone), and timely software updates, are its highlights.

Nokia 2 Specs

5-inch HD LTPS In-Cell 1280 x 720 resolution
* Gorilla Glass 3, (294 ppi)
1.3GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 212 Quad-Core Processor
GPU Adreno 304 | 1GB RAM
8GB storage, up to 128GB via dedicated micro SD card slot
Rear Camera: 8MP with AF and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5MP
Metal Frame, Polycarbonate Back
4,100mAh Battery | Android 7.1.1 Nougat | Dual SIM
WiFi w/ VoWiFi, LTE w/ VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, FM Radio, GPS, GLONASS,
Light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, e-compass
Colors: copper black, pewter black, and pewter white
143.5 x 71.3 x 9.30 mm
Price: PHP 5,290

On paper, it seems that having the Nokia 2 means you won’t exceed your budget, you don’t have to carry a power bank, you can stay online and be updated for longer, and you still get to take selfies with an 8MP front camera – and all of this in a stylish and durable smartphone.

The Nokia 2 is half the price of a popular power bank phone, the ASUS ZenFone 4 Max (P9,990) which has a 5,000 mAh battery.

Where to Buy

Starting February 9, the Nokia 2 (SRP P5,290) is available in Pewter Black and Pewter White at MemoXpress stores nationwide, online at, and in Nokia stores, kiosks and exhibits. Prior to the February 9 roll out, you can pre-order at argomall.

Buy 2 at 0% Interest

To celebrate the month of sharing with a loved one, you can get two Nokia 2 units at 0% interest for 6 months on Home Credit, for a discounted price of P10,000.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for