Nokia Mobile announces that the first Nokia phone you can easily repair at home is available to buy in the UK. The phone is available for £169 and you can get it from the Nokia.com/phones website.
The main idea behind this phone is the repairability or the latest movement by various states that electronic products should be easily repaired. Nokia G22 can be repaired at home by using a simple guitar pick and Torx screwdriver. Replacement parts like batteries, displays, charging ports and back covers are available to buy from iFixit. By making this smartphone easily fixed if needed, people should be able to use it for longer, thus reducing the amount of e-waste.
Nokia Mobile mentioned that the spare parts for G22 should be in stock for the next 5 years, although having parts available for at least three years seems reasonable enough.
Nokia G22 will be coming in Meteor Grey with a 4/128GB storage and memory configuration, and in Lagoon Blue from 17 March. You can get it also via Circular subscription for £9 per month with a one-time £30 set-up fee.
At-home Fit Kits and replacement parts for Nokia G22 are available for £5 from iFixit.com in Europe including display at £44.99, battery at £22.99 and charging port at £18.99. Compatible with any USB-C™ cable so you can charge all of your devices including your Nokia G22, the new 65W Nokia Dual Port Wall Charger provides faster charging and is available from Nokia.com for £44.99.
In case you need a basic entry phone, here are the specs of the Nokia G22 with the best features highlighted:
Dimensions: 165 x 76.19 x 8.48 mm | Weight 196.23g | IP52 |
CPU: Unisoc T606
Memory: 4/64GB, 4/128GB (UFS 2.2)6 | Up to 2GB VRAM (virtual memory) for memory extension7 | MicroSD support up to 2TB
Display: 6.5” HD+ 20:9 (720 x 1600) V-notch display | 90Hz refreshrate | Brightness 500 nits (typ.) | Sunlight brightness boost| Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Camera: 50MP AF Main (f/1.8) + 2MP macro + 2MP Depth, LED Flash| Front: 8MP FF (f/2.0)
Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz dual band) | Bluetooth® 5.0 | GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/BDS/Galileo | NFC | FM radio
Sensors: Ambient light sensor| Proximity sensor | Accelerometer (G-sensor)
Charging: 20W fast charging support (PD3.0)
Battery: 5050mAh | Maintains >80% of original capacity after 800 charging cycles
Ports: USB Type-C (USB 2.0) OTG | 3.5mm audio jack
SIM slot: Nano SIM + Nano SIM/MicroSD hybrid slot (3 in 2)
OS: Android™ 12 (64bit) | 2 OS upgrades
Other: QuickFix repairable design | 1 mic | OZO Audio recording | OZO Playback with 200% audio boost mode | Side fingerprint sensor | Biometric face unlock
Check out more details about G22 here where you can inspect the official datasheet.