Nokia 1.4 is a smartphone that was introduced to the market in 2021. It immediately attracted attention with its large display, the ability to take great photos and long autonomous operation. It also features an advanced fingerprint scanner and pure Android.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Nokia 1.4 specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2021, February 03
- Colors: Fjord, Charcoal, Dusk
- Dimensions: 166.4 x 76.7 x 8.7 mm.
- Weight: 178 g.
- Screen: 6.52" inc, 720 x 1600, IPS LCD
- Camera : Dual, 8MP
- Chipset: Qualcomm QM215 Snapdragon 215 (28 nm)
- CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
- Memory: 16GB 1GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM
- Battery: 4000, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Operating system: Android 10 (Go edition), planned upgrade to Android 11 (Go edition)
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
This Nokia model has a modern design, medium dimensions and low weight - only 178 grams, which will definitely appeal to users who prefer to hold a lighter device in their hands. Although smartphone screens are constantly growing, the weight indicator is among those that remain on the agenda. Prolonged use of the device should not lead to hand fatigue.
The body of Nokia 1.4 is made of pleasant-to-the-touch plastic. There are a few seasonally relevant colours - black, blue and purple. All three are bright and memorable.
On the rear panel of the device in the top center is positioned the camera. Below it is the fingerprint scanner, which you can easily touch with your finger, as its position is well thought out.
For convenience while carrying and handling, the edges of the Nokia 1.4's body are rounded. This adds to the high appreciation of the design. While it doesn't feature bold solutions, it is clean and unobtrusive.
The Nokia 1.4 relies on a 6.51-inch HD+ screen with an S-IPS type matrix. The resolution is 1600 x 720 pixels. The screen has a common aspect ratio these days - 20:9. The screen-to-body ratio is high. Almost 80.5%, which speaks well for a device of this price class. The pixel density per inch suggests that the picture will be bright and predisposing to the use of a variety of content.
With the Nokia 1.4, you'll enjoy watching movies, photos and browsing text files. The screen size is suitable for performing work tasks and fully working with various applications.
Under the hood of the Nokia 1.4 lies a powerful quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 chipset combined with a Qualcomm Adreno 308 graphics accelerator. To these we must add two memory configurations - 2 or 3 GB of RAM and 32 or 64 GB of storage, respectively. Good news is that the user has the option to expand the internal memory using a microSD memory card up to 128 GB.
Factory Nokia 1.4 runs Android 10 operating system and a proprietary interface.
This choice of technical parameters allows the smartphone to provide fast and smooth operation with various applications. The performance is sufficient not to perceive any interference in the speed of processing information.
One of the strengths of the smartphone is its cameras. In this model, Nokia has improved the photographic capabilities. Nokia 1.4 uses a matrix with a resolution of 8 MP. It has improved light sensitivity and better handles the creation of images during the dark hours of the day. Photos have a resolution of 3771 x 2121 and video is 1280 x 720 pixels at 30 frames per second. The main rear camera module is complemented by a 2-megapixel macro camera. With its help, ordinary details of our lives look unique. Close-up shots stimulate interest in objects in our surroundings. If in doubt, test this shooting mode.
The Nokia 1.4's front camera is in turn a single, 5-megapixel autofocus camera. It also has the potential to delight you with great photos to share on social networks.
Thanks to the well-designed portrait and night shooting modes, the Nokia 1.4 has another advantage over its competitors in the market. The Camera Go app is easy to use and predisposes you to rediscover your photographic talents.
Nokia 1.4 is a smartphone with a decent battery capacity. This time, the company has opted for 4000 mAh which provides up to 2 days of autonomous operation. You are free to play streaming games, surf the web or watch videos. As a minus, one can take into account the fact that no charger supporting fast charging technology is provided.
If you're looking for an inexpensive smartphone with well-balanced specs, there's nothing stopping you from choosing the Nokia 1.4 - a device made by a brand that has an established reputation among consumers for decades. In a highly competitive market, it has managed to regain a place that sets it apart from other manufacturers. To the pros of Nokia 1.4 we should not forget to mention the support of NFC chip for contactless payments.
Nokia 1.4 video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Nokia 1.4 and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Nokia.