HMD Global has announced three classic phones at the IFA 2019, the Nokia 110 (2019) is the simplest model. The Nokia 800 Tough is the most robust and the Nokia 2720 Flip is, an ‘old-fashioned’ folding phone.
Naturally, Nokia has made the necessary upgrades, like the buttons, are larger than before, making it easier to operate the device. This device is also equipped with KaiOS, that makes it possible to download popular apps such as Google Maps, WhatsApp and Facebook.
Nokia 2720 Flip phone with a powerful battery
This model is also equipped with an extremely powerful battery. The 1,500 mAh battery delivers a standby time of 28 days.
The Google Assistant is also available on this model, there is a physical button on the side of the device to activate the speech assistant. Once activated, you can have the phone carry out commands with your voice. This can be anything. You say to the Google Assistant ‘start stopwatch’ and the phone keeps track of the time for you, without having to touch the cell phone. It supports the Dutch language.
The 2720 Flip runs on the KaiOS, specially designed for smartphones with modest specifications. However, you do not have access to the Google Play Store with this mobile phone, a somewhat similar KaiStore is available.
You can download free and paid apps, including WhatsApp. Useful for sending messages to your children or grandchildren. You will also find various social media apps and games in the KaiStore, always nice for relaxation. Thanks to 4G LTE support you can use fast internet with this device.
This Nokia phone is also equipped with an emergency button, so you can send an emergency message at any time with your current location, after which 5 of your chosen emergency contacts will be called.
As we are used to from the Finnish manufacturer, the Nokia 2720 is a durable mobile phone made of polycarbonate and with a timeless design. There is a 2.8-inch QVGA main screen built-in, in addition, a 1.3-inch display is placed on the front.
There is a dual-core Qualcomm 205 chipset built-in with 512MB RAM memory and 4GB storage memory, which is also expandable. This is the same chipset that was used with the Nokia 800 Tough. Audio lovers will also appreciate the 3.5mm connection. There is also a 2-megapixel camera with a flash.
The Nokia 2720 Flip is available in the colors Ocean Black and Gray. This phone offers support for two SIM cards (dual SIM) and is immediately available in the Netherlands for € 100.