Nokia introduced a smartphone that you can repair yourself (photo)

June 29, 2023  14:25

HMD Global has introduced a new smartphone Nokia G42, the main feature of which is that the users, if necessary, will be able to repair it on their own.

According to GSMArena, the Nokia G42 was developed in partnership with repair specialists from iFixit. The smartphone comes with detailed instructions for various types of repairs: according to available information, the user will be able to replace the display, battery and USB-C port, and original spare parts can be found on sale for 5 years.

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Nokia G42 features

The Nokia G42 features a 6.6-inch HD+ IPS screen with a refresh rate of up to 90Hz and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The display has a V-shaped cutout for the 8MP front camera.

The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 480+ processor. There will be options with 4 or 6 GB of RAM, and the storage of user data will have a capacity of 128 GB, but it can be expanded with a microSD memory card.

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As for the software, the smartphone runs on Android 13.

The camera system consists of three modules: the main one has a resolution of 50 MP and f / 1.8 aperture, the second is a 2 MP macro camera, and the third is a depth sensor necessary for shooting portraits with blur.

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The battery capacity is 5000 mAh, there is support for fast charging up to 20 watts. The battery retains 80% of its resource even after 800 charge cycles.

The novelty is already available for purchase in Europe at a price of €250.

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