The New Nokia 2.2 Is Insanely Cheap and Will Support Android Q

By Shabana Arif on at

The Nokia 2.2 is the latest smartphone from HMD Global. Its tiny price tag makes it the cheapest smartphone to get Android Q, but we're still waiting on a confirmed release date.

Featuring a 5.7-inch display - including a notch for the selfie camera - the Nokia 2.2 runs Android 9 Pie out of the box, is Android Q ready, and houses the quad core MediaTek A22 CPU chipset.

"We believe that the latest and greatest innovations in the industry should be available for everyone. With the Nokia 2.2, we’ve brought the pinnacle of AI experiences to more people than ever before," said HMD Global's chief product officer, Juho Sarvikas.

"And including features like biometric face unlock with liveliness detection adding extra security to your phone, AI imaging, Google Lens and Google Assistant at the press of a button, we aim to revolutionise the way our fans interact with the phone.

"Nokia 2.2 joins our Android One family, and like all Nokia smartphones, offers an experience that stays fresh longer. With two years of OS updates and three years of monthly security updates guaranteed, Nokia 2.2 is Android Q ready and will just keep getting better."

Another nifty little feature is the Nokia Xpress-on covers with nano-texture coating for a premium, glossy finish. The available colours include Pink Sand, Ice Blue, and Forest Green. The device itself is available in Steel and Tungsten Black.

There's no launch date just yet, but the retail price will be around £100.