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Nokia 1 Plus Specifications Review and Price

Nokia 1 Plus as you may or may not have already guessed is the upgrade to last year’s Nokia 1 from HMD which just Launched at the ongoing MWC 2019 event at Barcelona. The new Nokia 1 Plus packs some major improvements over its predecessors while still managing to keep its price on the low side as it is budget oriented. It still runs Android Go Edition however, the version has been bumped up to 9.0 Pie. The screen got bigger and so did the battery capacity. Let’s find out what improvements HMD have made.

Nokia 1 Plus Key Specs

・5.45-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 960 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie(Go Edition), 1GB Of RAM
・Quad-core 1.5GHz, Mediatek MT6739WW
・8GB/16GB built-in storage
・8MP rear camera and 5MP selfie camera
・2,500mAh non-removable battery

Nokia 1 Plus Design And Display

Nokia 1 Plus

Nokia 1 Plus has a 5.45-inch IPS LCD display with a 480 x 960 pixels screen resolution, 197ppi and an 18:9 aspect ratio leaving enough room at the top bezel for the front-facing selfie camera. The body of the device is made of plastic which is expected given the price. At the back of the device is a single rear camera with an LED flash and no fingerprint sensor in sight. Colour options available for the Nokia 1 Plus device are Red, Black and Blue.

Nokia 1 Plus Camera Review

The front facing camera on the Nokia 1 Plus is a 5MP shooter while the rear camera is an 8MP shooter which is equipped with an LED Flash for low light shots. It also has AF and is capable of 720p video recording at 30fps.

Nokia 1 Plus Hardware and Software

Nokia 1 Plus retains the same SoC as seen in its predecessor. It uses a MediaTek MT6739WW SoC which is a Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.5GHz alongside a PowerVR GE8100 CPU. It has 1GB of RAM which comes with either 8GB of internal storage or a limited Variant with 16GB of internal storage. You’ll still have the option to expand the storage on both through the second SIM slot which doubles as a microSD card slot that can accommodate up to 128GB of storage. It runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie Go Edition out of the box and is set to receive it’s monthly security updates.

Battery & Network Connectivity

Battery got a bump up from the 2,150mAh battery on the Nokia 1 to the 2,500mAh battery on this Nokia 1 Plus which is also removable. No fast charging here, however, there is 4G LTE, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, FM radio, a 3.5mm jack and microUSB port.

Nokia 1 Plus Price and Availability

The Nokia 1 Plus will have a starting price of $89 for the standard 1GB/8GB configuration while the limited 1GB/16GB configuration will carry a price tag of $99.

Nokia 1 Plus Full Specifications


  • Dimension: 145 x 70.4 x 8.6 mm
  • Material: plastic
  • Weight:
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 5.45-inch
  • Screen Resolution: 19:9, 480 x 960 pixels, 197ppi
  • Multi-touch: Yes

Software and performance

  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie (Go Edition), Android One
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6739WW, Quad-core 1.5GHz
  • RAM: 1GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 8GB/16GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB


  • Primary: 8MP – LED flash
  • Secondary: 5MP

Network and Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
  • Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G: 2100 MHz
  • 4G: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP
  • USB: Yes, microUSB
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio Jack: Yes
  • Fingerprint Sensor: No
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor


  • Capacity: 2,500mAh Removable
  • Type: Li-Ion
  • Fast Charging: N?A
  • OTG Support: Yes

Price and Availability

  • Recommended Retail Price: $89 – $99
  • Availability: Coming Soon
Obodo David
Obodo David
Obodo David is a senior writer at He likes all things tech but has a keen interest in the mobile segment of things. If he isn't following up on the latest smartphone trends, he is most likely playing mobile games or catching up with his favorite Tv shows.Mobile Gamer || TechLover || Android Soldier || Phone Geek || Future PC Gamer


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