HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the Nokia 2720 Flip and the Nokia 8110 Tough, both running on KaiOS, the leading operating system for smart feature phones. KaiOS enables both phones with 4G connectivity and access to a hundred essential apps like WhatsApp, The Google Assistant, Facebook, YouTube, and Google Maps. The Flip and the Tough follow an earlier cooperation between HMD Global and KaiOS on the Nokia 8110 4G, better known as “the banana phone.”
Nokia 2720 Flip – the classic flip design
With Nokia 2720 Flip, simply flip the phone open to answer calls and close it to end them. Inspired by the legendary Nokia 2720, Nokia 2720 Flip brings back a familiar, tactile flip-phone design Nokia phone fans know and love. With an external 1.3” screen, Nokia 2720 Flip lets you see notifications or check who is calling, before flipping it open to the main screen to answer the call. When you’re finished, simply flip it close to hang up.
Designed for effortless dialling and messaging, Nokia 2720 Flip comes with a tactile keypad with big buttons, so fans can navigate menus with ease, always in control of what key they’re pressing. Nokia 2720 Flip’s bright 2.8” main screen has the option to display text in large format, so you can read things at a glance or from afar. Nokia 2720 Flip comes with battery that lasts for up to 27 days on standby, meaning you can stay in touch with friends and family for longer.
Nokia 800 Tough – taking durability to the extreme
Built tough, Nokia 800 Tough’s IP68 rating gives you true peace of mind knowing it can effortlessly withstand being dropped in water, carried on rainy hikes, used in dusty worksites or even covered in sand on the beach. Nokia 800 Tough is also designed for extreme temperature changes, meaning it will work perfectly whether you take it on a snow sports trip or if leave it on the car dashboard on a sunny summer day. Nokia 800 Tough is military grade MIL-STD-810G compliant, meaning it’s built and tested to meet military standards and to survive extreme temperatures as low as -20C or as high as 55C.
With the added anti-slip coating and rubberised edges, Nokia 800 Tough will fit securely in your hand. In case it slips from your hand, Nokia 800 Tough is built to withstand daily drops even onto concrete from a height of 1.8m. Designed for easy everyday use, Nokia 800 Tough comes with big accessible buttons so fans can navigate menus and answer calls even when wearing gloves. If you want to take your work to a bigger screen, Nokia 800 Tough allows you to create your own Wi-Fi hotspot giving you an accessible 4G LTE connection on any device, wherever you are.
For more details about Nokia 2720 and Nokia 800 Tough, please refer to the HMD global press release here.