Nokia has introduced one other user-repairable ‘QuickFix’ smartphone with the Nokia G42 5G arriving within the UK at the moment.
The £199 handset is being launched in partnership with iFixit, enabling homeowners to extra simply change cracked screens, batteries and charging ports. Nokia says it’s the primary 5G telephone to profit from the innate ease of repairability, with alternative elements beginning at simply £18.99.
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Past the simple of fixing, there’s a 50-megapixel digicam with Night time Mode and a 6.56-inch HD+ show. The handset may even profit from as much as three days of battery life. Nokia says it’ll nonetheless maintain 80% of its authentic capability after a whopping 80 charging cycles – or, 4 years.
HMD International, which sells telephones underneath the Nokia model identify, additionally guarantees two years of Android OS updates, which ought to carry you as much as Android 15 at the least. It’s additionally powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ 5G system on a chip.
The Nokia G42 5G arrives in So Purple – which comes ‘scorching on the heels’ of digital lavender being named shade of the yr, apparently – with pink and gray variants coming quickly. It comes with 128GB storage and 6GB of RAM.
The iFixit kits can be found from a fiver, whereas the show elements value £44.99, the battery alternative is £22.99 and alternative charging port at £18.99. You’ll be able to snap it up proper now at Nokia.com/phones
The announcement comes as smartphone makers world wide improve the self-repair choices for customers to get forward of incoming proper to restore laws.
The Nokia G22 was the primary within the repairable sequence, which arrived at MWC 2023 in Barcelona. It too had a clip-in again and the iFixit kits for alternative battery, show and rear cowl. Are you trying in direction of extra sustainable smartphone choices? Tell us @trustedreviews on Twitter.