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Nokia battles competition with new device

By Favour Unukaso
12 November 2021   |   3:55 am
Mobile phone manufacturer, HMD Global, has unveiled the first ever tablet in the Nokia mobile stable – the Nokia T20.

Mobile phone manufacturer, HMD Global, has unveiled the first ever tablet in the Nokia mobile stable – the Nokia T20.
  
The device, which offers users a suite of cutting-edge functionalities, was formally launched at Yudala Heights, Victoria Island, Lagos.
  
The Nokia T20 – a portable tool which Marketing Manager, West Africa, HMD Global, Adetayo Obinaike, said is configured for users to love, trust and keep – comes with a powerful 8200 mAh battery, offering longer hours for work, play and learning.
 
In addition, Obinaike said the device comes equipped with two years of Operating System (OS) upgrades and three years of monthly security updates with an optional fourth year for Enterprise customers, ensuring greater security and data privacy for users. Further distinguishing the Nokia T20 is a 2k screen which delivers crisp, crystal-clear detail, as well as a massive 64GB internal storage.
  


The 10.4-inch device is powered by an octa-core chip ensuring a faster, more reliable user experience, among other exciting features and will be distributed nationwide by TD Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading tech, lifestyle, and solutions distributor.
  
Speaking at the launch of the Nokia T20, General Manager, West, East and Central Africa, HMD Global, Joseph Umunakwe, emphasised the unique attention to security and safeguard of user information that the device assures for users, notably through the monthly security and Operating System (OS) upgrades, even as he noted that the device is built in compliance with international standards and guaranteed to deliver long-lasting performance.
 
Obinaike highlighted the wide range of benefits and unique differentiators, which make the Nokia T20 a must-have for all categories of users, especially in line with the new normal occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Specifically, he disclosed that the changes brought about by the pandemic represented an ample opportunity for Nokia to come up with a device that is built to specifications to support virtual work, remote learning and for leisure users as well.

Additionally, he revealed that the device accommodates a wide audience, including kids, with the inclusion of the Google Kids Space, which comes loaded with apps that encourage educational and fun/entertainment-focused content for this specific class of users, along with essential Family Link parental controls.
  
Also endorsing the device, Managing Director, Sales, TD Africa, Gozy Ijogun, attested to the quality, unique selling proposition and competitive pricing of the Nokia T20.