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Bringing cutting-edge experiences to more fans with the first ever Nokia 4.2


Chennai, India, 10 May 2019 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced that the first
ever Nokia 4.2, a smartphone which has been designed to offer the latest smartphone innovations at a
truly accessible price, is coming to India. The classy, sculpted-glass design and selfie-notch display offer
beauty on the outside and it’s not just skin-deep, as it packs in a dual-rear camera, biometric face unlock
and the latest generation Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ chipset, all powered by the latest Android™ 9 Pie.
Ajey Mehta, Vice President and Country Head – India, HMD Global, said:
“Owning an affordable smartphone shouldn’t lock you out of exciting features and the latest trends. I’m
excited to announce the arrival of first in the series Nokia 4.2 smartphone to India for our fans. From AI-
powered features like Adaptive Battery, to a more modern and personal way to interact with your
smartphone through the dedicated Google Assistant button; from biometric face unlock, to the latest
innovations from Android 9 Pie along with promised next 2-lettered Android updates; the Nokia 4.2
continues to uphold the promise we make across our smartphones – that they will just get better –
while bringing the best experiences in your hands.”
T.S Sridhar, General Manager – South and West India, HMD Global, said:
“Poorvika Mobiles has been a long-standing trusted partner for us at HMD Global. They have a strong
connect with consumers in Tamil Nadu and the experience they provide is unmatched. Today we are
excited to bring our newly announced Nokia 4.2 to Poorvika consumers for an exclusive 7-day window of
sale starting 14 th May. We hope consumers will love this smarphone that brings cutting-edge experience
in their hands in an affordable range.”
Advanced AI at your fingertips
Premiering the Google Assistant button, the Nokia 4.2 will revolutionise the way you engage with your
smartphone. Simply press once for instant access to the Google Assistant to get help – whether it’s
directions, making calls, listening to music or getting answers, the Google Assistant can help get things
done and find information faster than ever before. You can double press to receive a visual snapshot of
your day from the Google Assistant with intelligent suggestions and personalised information, including
transport info, bills that need paying and what you have in your calendar to make sure you never miss a
meeting again. By long pressing the button, you will activate a walkie-talkie mode, which lets the Google
Assistant listen to you until you release it for long sentence queries.

Many of the flagship features on the Nokia 4.2 are powered by AI, including face unlock to give you a
quick, handsfree way to unlock your smartphone or exclusive Google Assistant actions to open apps
quicker, including launching the camera app and taking a bothie. The Nokia 4.2 also lets you access your
Google Assistant without unlocking your phone after opting-in through your settings. You’ll be able to
perform basic tasks like setting a timer, scheduling reminders, playing music or asking it questions.
Beautifully crafted with the latest innovations
The Nokia 4.2’s compact size and edge-to-edge display with ‘selfie-notch’ delivers a smartphone which,
at just 8.4mm, is slim enough for single hand use. Elegantly designed with glass on the front and back, a
feeling of sturdiness and class is achieved thanks to its lightweight metal internal structure and satin-
finish polycarbonate frame. To top off the design, the power button comes to life with a natural
breathing light to alert you of notifications, making it easy for you to know when your phone needs
The Nokia 4.2 comes with a refined Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 octa-core chipset that delivers a
boost in performance when you need it most, allowing you to play your favourite games and stream
movies effortlessly.
Bringing flagship imaging features like multi-camera imaging to a new price point, the Nokia 4.2’s dual
depth-sensing rear camera captures stunning memories. Combining the 13MP main camera with the
depth sensor, you can take your shots to the next level and create stunning portraits and landscapes for
social media. Powered by AI and machine learning, you can create shareworthy photos with Google
Photos, and learn more about them with Google Lens, which lets you search what you see faster, and
interact with the world around you in a new way. The Nokia 4.2’s advanced camera app allows you to
find your inner artist with bokeh mode. Or, use the low-light HDR mode to capture multiple images
simultaneously and fuse them using advanced algorithms to create a single image with more light, less
noise, bolder colours and greater dynamic range.
Pure, secure and up-to-date, Android 9 Pie reinforced with Android One
The Nokia 4.2 launches with Android 9 Pie out of the box. It joins the comprehensive line-up of Nokia
smartphones in the Android One family, which means it delivers the latest Android innovations and
software experiences. Nokia smartphones with Android One offer great storage and battery life right out
of the box and come with three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates.
Android 9 Pie includes AI-powered features to make your device smarter, faster and adapt to your
behaviour as you use it, so your smartphone experience gets better with time. The Adaptive Battery
feature limits battery usage from apps you don’t use often, and App Actions predicts what you’re about
to do so you can get to your next action quickly. These features further streamline your device’s
functionality and your overall Android experience.


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