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Nokia 2.4 Smartphone Review - Is the single camera sufficient?

Loner. Only a camera and a support lens are found on the back of the Nokia 2.4. Even in view of the low price, the equipment is scarce. But maybe the smartphone offers other qualities that are convincing? In the review we find out.
Florian Schmitt, 👁 Florian Schmitt (translated by DeepL / Ninh Duy),
Nokia 2.4
Nokia 2.4 (2 Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
6.50 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 270 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 20 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm audio port, Card Reader: microSD up to 512 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.7 x 165.9 x 76.3 ( = 0.34 x 6.53 x 3 in)
Battery
4500 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/​2.0, Contrast AF, LED flash, videos @1080p/​30fps (camera 1); 2.0 MP, depth sensor (camera 2)
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, USB charger, USB cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, SAR value: 0.27W/​kg (head), 1.54W/​kg (body); FM radio, fanless
Weight
195 g ( = 6.88 oz / 0.43 pounds), Power Supply: 52 g ( = 1.83 oz / 0.11 pounds)
Price
129 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Comparison devices

Bewertung
Rating Version
Datum
Modell
Gewicht
Laufwerk
Groesse
Aufloesung
Preis ab
75 %7
10/2020
Nokia 2.4
Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320
195 g32 GB eMMC Flash6.50"1600x720
74 %7
09/2020
Huawei Y6p
Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320
185 g64 GB eMMC Flash6.30"1600x720
76 %7
09/2020
LG K51S
Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320
195 g64 GB eMMC Flash6.55"1600x720
78 %7
09/2020
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Helio G80, Mali-G52 MP2
198 g32 GB eMMC Flash6.53"2340x1080

Case, features and operation - Nokia cell phone with little memory

The Nokia 2.4 offers three color variants with names like from the far north, matching its origin: In addition to the gray Charcoal, there is also the pale violet Dusk and the ice-blue Fjord. The case is made of polycarbonate and is quite stable, but it creaks when twisted. The backside has a light structure, which makes the impression of a higher quality.

The Nokia 2.4 has a large screen and is therefore less suitable for smaller hands, but at 195 grams it is on a par with other smartphones in this price range.

With just 32 GB data memory and 2 GB RAM you have to get by, internationally a variant with 64 GB mass memory and 3 GB RAM is also offered, but this is not available in Central Europe. Thus, the Nokia 2.4 is still on the usual level in its price class, even though the memory is of course scarce in itself. Two SIM cards can be used in the smartphone, for the microSD card there is a dedicated slot.

LTE Cat.4 is of course rather slow, and when it comes to WLAN, all comparable devices are also faster.

A fingerprint sensor can be found on the back of the phone, so it can be unlocked quite quickly, but you should plan for a slight waiting time. In general, delays in operation cannot be ruled out, especially when complex apps are running in the background. The touchscreen is easy to use, however, and is sensitive enough even at the edges.

Size comparison

165.9 mm / 6.53 inch 76.3 mm / 3 inch 8.7 mm / 0.3425 inch 195 g0.4299 lbs165.2 mm / 6.5 inch 76.7 mm / 3.02 inch 8.2 mm / 0.3228 inch 195 g0.4299 lbs163.3 mm / 6.43 inch 77 mm / 3.03 inch 9.1 mm / 0.3583 inch 198 g0.4365 lbs159.1 mm / 6.26 inch 74.1 mm / 2.92 inch 9 mm / 0.3543 inch 185 g0.4079 lbs
Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Xiaomi Redmi 9
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
308 (290min - 337max) MBit/s ∼100% +490%
Huawei Y6p
802.11 b/g/n
83.5 (69min - 90max) MBit/s ∼27% +60%
LG K51S
802.11 b/g/n
61.8 (57min - 63max) MBit/s ∼20% +18%
Nokia 2.4
802.11 b/g/n
52.2 (30min - 78max) MBit/s ∼17%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Xiaomi Redmi 9
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
348 (325min - 355max) MBit/s ∼100% +642%
Huawei Y6p
802.11 b/g/n
146 (127min - 158max) MBit/s ∼42% +211%
LG K51S
802.11 b/g/n
55 (51min - 69max) MBit/s ∼16% +17%
Nokia 2.4
802.11 b/g/n
46.9 (22min - 77max) MBit/s ∼13%
01020304050607080Tooltip
; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø51.7 (30-78)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø46.8 (22-77)

Cameras - Passable image quality for the money

Recording front camera
Recording front camera

Compared to other cheap smartphones, the Nokia 2.4 comes with a rather scarce camera equipment: Only 2 lenses are found on the back, of which only one can actually be used for pictures. The main camera has a resolution of 13 megapixels, so in terms of resolution the Nokia phone can at least keep up.

The image quality is acceptable for the price range, slight double contours are visible on some objects, the sharpness is moderate and details appear rather coarse on the surrounding image. In low light and high contrasts, the brightening is not bad at all, but details become blurred. If, on the other hand, there is almost no light at all, hardly anything is visible on the image. This is evident in our shots in the test lab, where we can control the lighting conditions. Under normal lighting conditions the camera shows up quite neatly, text remains well defined even against colored backgrounds and the screen doesn't drop too much towards the edge. All in all for the price range a decent presentation of the main camera.

On the front side is a 5 megapixel camera for selfies in a small waterdrop notch. Colors look a bit pale, but in general the image quality is ok in good lighting.

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

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ColorChecker
28.9 ∆E
52 ∆E
38.8 ∆E
34.1 ∆E
44.4 ∆E
59.5 ∆E
50.5 ∆E
35.7 ∆E
39.1 ∆E
27.9 ∆E
61.6 ∆E
60.9 ∆E
31.5 ∆E
45.7 ∆E
34 ∆E
72.1 ∆E
41.1 ∆E
41.5 ∆E
79.5 ∆E
68.4 ∆E
50.6 ∆E
35.9 ∆E
23.3 ∆E
13.4 ∆E
ColorChecker Nokia 2.4: 44.6 ∆E min: 13.42 - max: 79.53 ∆E
ColorChecker
14.8 ∆E
9.8 ∆E
16.4 ∆E
14.5 ∆E
13.5 ∆E
8.5 ∆E
8.5 ∆E
17.7 ∆E
9 ∆E
9.6 ∆E
6.3 ∆E
5.2 ∆E
14.4 ∆E
9.8 ∆E
7.7 ∆E
2.3 ∆E
8.6 ∆E
10.3 ∆E
2.1 ∆E
3.6 ∆E
8.1 ∆E
9.5 ∆E
5.9 ∆E
3.3 ∆E
ColorChecker Nokia 2.4: 9.15 ∆E min: 2.11 - max: 17.74 ∆E

Display - Good contrast values

Subpixel recording
Subpixel recording

The rather large screen of the Nokia 2.4 has an extended 720p resolution. The brightness is on class level, the black level even quite low, so that colors shine a bit stronger, because the contrast values are good. Also the color deviations, which we determine with the software CalMAN, are in the usual range for this class, especially lighter blue tones are only moderately accurate. A blue cast is also visible in the display.

There is no PWM flickering on this screen, the response times are not fast enough for applications where every millisecond counts, such as fast action games. But the smartphone is not the optimal choice for this anyway.

402
cd/m²
430
cd/m²
384
cd/m²
398
cd/m²
445
cd/m²
379
cd/m²
392
cd/m²
430
cd/m²
385
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 445 cd/m² Average: 405 cd/m² Minimum: 2.1 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 85 %
Center on Battery: 445 cd/m²
Contrast: 1712:1 (Black: 0.26 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 4.73 | 0.6-29.43 Ø5.7
ΔE Greyscale 4.2 | 0.64-98 Ø5.9
94% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.292
Nokia 2.4
IPS, 1600x720, 6.50
Huawei Y6p
IPS, 1600x720, 6.30
LG K51S
IPS, 1600x720, 6.55
Xiaomi Redmi 9
IPS LCD, 2340x1080, 6.53
Response Times
25%
1%
2%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
38 (19, 19)
36 (17, 19)
5%
42 (23, 19)
-11%
46 (25, 21)
-21%
Response Time Black / White *
32 (19, 13)
18 (7, 11)
44%
28 (15, 13)
12%
24 (13, 11)
25%
PWM Frequency
500 (15)
Screen
-3%
-16%
-15%
Brightness middle
445
563
27%
407
-9%
476
7%
Brightness
405
538
33%
393
-3%
436
8%
Brightness Distribution
85
84
-1%
95
12%
86
1%
Black Level *
0.26
0.39
-50%
0.53
-104%
0.67
-158%
Contrast
1712
1444
-16%
768
-55%
710
-59%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
4.73
4.52
4%
4.17
12%
3.51
26%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
8.83
8.86
-0%
8.28
6%
9.38
-6%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
4.2
4.9
-17%
3.8
10%
1.5
64%
Gamma
2.292 96%
2.236 98%
2.235 98%
2.166 102%
CCT
7378 88%
7654 85%
7227 90%
6485 100%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
11% / 3%
-8% / -13%
-7% / -11%

* ... smaller is better

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
32 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 19 ms rise
↘ 13 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 82 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (24.3 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
38 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 19 ms rise
↘ 19 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 38 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (38.6 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 51 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 9668 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.


CalMAN Grayscale
CalMAN Grayscale
CalMAN color accuracy
CalMAN color accuracy
CalMAN color space
CalMAN color space
CalMAN Saturation
CalMAN Saturation

Performance, emissions and battery life - Lasts 2 days

The MediaTek Helio P22 is a SoC for low-cost smartphones that is popular in this price range. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 with its Helio G80 is clearly superior, but the other comparison devices are on a very similar level or in the PC Mark even slower than the Nokia 2.4, and this despite the fact that our test device has less RAM.

For its capabilities, the Nokia 2.4 does not do badly in terms of speed. But that does not mean that you could call it "fast": Navigation through the system rarely causes problems, but running more complex apps in the background, increasing or decreasing the volume is only possible with a delay.

The internal memory is also not the fastest, but the reference microSD Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 is read and written quite fast.

The smartphone has no problems with excessive heating. The loudspeaker is a bit quiet and doesn't offer any audible low frequencies, but it is sufficient for occasional listening to music. Better is the 3.5mm audio port or the Bluetooth interface, here clean sound is transmitted.

The Akku precipitates with 4.500 mAh quite sumptuously, Nokia gets also tidy run times out with 13:46 hours in our WLAN test. That is actually also enough for the two days of average usage, which Nokia states for its Smartphone. However, you can only charge the Nokia 4.2 with a maximum of 5 watts, which means that it takes up to 3 hours until the smartphone is fully charged again, so you have to be patient here.

Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3
64 Bit Multi-Core Score (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
475 Points ∼24%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
488 Points ∼25% +3%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
539 Points ∼27% +13%
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Mediatek Helio G80, Mali-G52 MP2, 3072
1281 Points ∼65% +170%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (475 - 883, n=6)
729 Points ∼37% +53%
Average of class Smartphone
  (421 - 4160, n=148)
1968 Points ∼100% +314%
64 Bit Single-Core Score (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
134 Points ∼24%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
136 Points ∼24% +1%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
150 Points ∼26% +12%
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Mediatek Helio G80, Mali-G52 MP2, 3072
363 Points ∼64% +171%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (134 - 150, n=6)
142 Points ∼25% +6%
Average of class Smartphone
  (124 - 1604, n=148)
570 Points ∼100% +325%
PCMark for Android
Work 2.0 performance score (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
5380 Points ∼61%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
4323 Points ∼49% -20%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
4982 Points ∼57% -7%
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Mediatek Helio G80, Mali-G52 MP2, 3072
8795 Points ∼100% +63%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (3805 - 5380, n=20)
4693 Points ∼53% -13%
Average of class Smartphone
  (2630 - 15299, n=547)
6048 Points ∼69% +12%
Work performance score (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
7465 Points ∼65%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
5258 Points ∼46% -30%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
5810 Points ∼50% -22%
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Mediatek Helio G80, Mali-G52 MP2, 3072
11534 Points ∼100% +55%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (4404 - 7465, n=17)
5863 Points ∼51% -21%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1077 - 19989, n=703)
6654 Points ∼58% -11%
3DMark
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
981 Points ∼43%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
1058 Points ∼47% +8%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
971 Points ∼43% -1%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (912 - 1187, n=19)
1025 Points ∼45% +4%
Average of class Smartphone
  (573 - 5780, n=554)
2268 Points ∼100% +131%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
408 Points ∼18%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
393 Points ∼17% -4%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
464 Points ∼21% +14%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (376 - 467, n=19)
420 Points ∼19% +3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (75 - 12146, n=554)
2259 Points ∼100% +454%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
469 Points ∼22%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
457 Points ∼22% -3%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
525 Points ∼25% +12%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (435 - 536, n=19)
483 Points ∼23% +3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (93 - 9643, n=555)
2088 Points ∼100% +345%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
973 Points ∼45%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
1056 Points ∼48% +9%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
927 Points ∼42% -5%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (900 - 1195, n=20)
1022 Points ∼47% +5%
Average of class Smartphone
  (375 - 5765, n=586)
2184 Points ∼100% +124%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
775 Points ∼25%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
722 Points ∼23% -7%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
744 Points ∼24% -4%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (452 - 823, n=20)
713 Points ∼23% -8%
Average of class Smartphone
  (70 - 22052, n=586)
3080 Points ∼100% +297%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
812 Points ∼32%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
777 Points ∼31% -4%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
778 Points ∼31% -4%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (513 - 873, n=20)
763 Points ∼30% -6%
Average of class Smartphone
  (88 - 11895, n=586)
2536 Points ∼100% +212%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Physics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
1126 Points ∼53%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
1023 Points ∼48% -9%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
907 Points ∼42% -19%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (860 - 1131, n=19)
1007 Points ∼47% -11%
Average of class Smartphone
  (435 - 5262, n=634)
2142 Points ∼100% +90%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Graphics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
350 Points ∼19%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
239 Points ∼13% -32%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
145 Points ∼8% -59%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (222 - 405, n=19)
321 Points ∼17% -8%
Average of class Smartphone
  (53 - 11573, n=634)
1883 Points ∼100% +438%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
413 Points ∼23%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
288 Points ∼16% -30%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
178 Points ∼10% -57%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (269 - 470, n=19)
377 Points ∼21% -9%
Average of class Smartphone
  (68 - 9138, n=635)
1786 Points ∼100% +332%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Physics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
1130 Points ∼56%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
1044 Points ∼52% -8%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
959 Points ∼48% -15%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (854 - 1139, n=20)
1010 Points ∼50% -11%
Average of class Smartphone
  (293 - 5274, n=676)
2013 Points ∼100% +78%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Graphics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
731 Points ∼29%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
425 Points ∼17% -42%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
214 Points ∼9% -71%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (370 - 750, n=20)
555 Points ∼22% -24%
Average of class Smartphone
  (43 - 16670, n=675)
2497 Points ∼100% +242%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
793 Points ∼37%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
489 Points ∼23% -38%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
259 Points ∼12% -67%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (428 - 830, n=20)
616 Points ∼29% -22%
Average of class Smartphone
  (55 - 11256, n=678)
2134 Points ∼100% +169%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
11885 Points ∼75%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
9080 Points ∼57% -24%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
12136 Points ∼77% +2%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (9080 - 15891, n=20)
12110 Points ∼77% +2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (735 - 59268, n=820)
15818 Points ∼100% +33%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
13222 Points ∼46%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
12226 Points ∼43% -8%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
11417 Points ∼40% -14%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (9536 - 13491, n=20)
11373 Points ∼40% -14%
Average of class Smartphone
  (536 - 224130, n=818)
28467 Points ∼100% +115%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Score (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
12900 Points ∼59%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
11352 Points ∼52% -12%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
11569 Points ∼53% -10%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (9835 - 13960, n=20)
11460 Points ∼52% -11%
Average of class Smartphone
  (662 - 117606, n=818)
21881 Points ∼100% +70%
GFXBench
Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
4.5 fps ∼38%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
4.3 fps ∼37% -4%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
4.4 fps ∼38% -2%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (4.1 - 4.8, n=18)
4.33 fps ∼37% -4%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.61 - 60, n=346)
11.7 fps ∼100% +160%
2560x1440 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
1.4 fps ∼17%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
1.4 fps ∼17% 0%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
1.4 fps ∼17% 0%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (1.3 - 1.6, n=18)
1.394 fps ∼17% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.21 - 101, n=344)
8.24 fps ∼100% +489%
Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
7.1 fps ∼41%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
6.9 fps ∼40% -3%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
6.9 fps ∼40% -3%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (6.4 - 7.6, n=18)
6.89 fps ∼40% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.4 - 60, n=350)
17.4 fps ∼100% +145%
1920x1080 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
Nokia 2.4
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 2048
4 fps ∼20%
Huawei Y6p
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
3.9 fps ∼19% -2%
LG K51S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, PowerVR GE8320, 3072
3.9 fps ∼19% -2%
Average Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
  (3.5 - 4.7, n=18)
3.82 fps ∼19% -4%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.6 - 257, n=349)
20.1 fps ∼100% +403%
Nokia 2.4Huawei Y6pLG K51SXiaomi Redmi 9Average 32 GB eMMC FlashAverage of class Smartphone
AndroBench 3-5
9%
8%
33%
-13%
22%
Sequential Write 256KB SDCard
63 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
62.5 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
-1%
59.3 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
-6%
65 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
3%
52.5 (3.4 - 87.1, n=171)
-17%
51.4 (1.7 - 87.1, n=550)
-18%
Sequential Read 256KB SDCard
82.6 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
82.8 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
0%
79.6 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
-4%
84.4 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
2%
71.4 (8.2 - 96.5, n=171)
-14%
69.3 (8.1 - 96.5, n=550)
-16%
Random Write 4KB
22.5
19.4
-14%
18.8
-16%
60.71
170%
19.5 (0.75 - 89.5, n=214)
-13%
38.6 (0.14 - 319, n=914)
72%
Random Read 4KB
46
55.2
20%
58.9
28%
49.09
7%
41.5 (3.59 - 117, n=214)
-10%
61.8 (1.59 - 325, n=914)
34%
Sequential Write 256KB
119.5
160
34%
165.2
38%
119.76
0%
97.1 (14.8 - 189, n=214)
-19%
135 (2.99 - 1321, n=914)
13%
Sequential Read 256KB
245.7
278
13%
266.1
8%
289.87
18%
240 (25.8 - 452, n=214)
-2%
356 (12.1 - 2037, n=914)
45%

Temperature

Max. Load
 37.9 °C
100 F
35.1 °C
95 F
33.1 °C
92 F
 
 37.2 °C
99 F
34.4 °C
94 F
33.2 °C
92 F
 
 36.7 °C
98 F
35 °C
95 F
33.1 °C
92 F
 
Maximum: 37.9 °C = 100 F
Average: 35.1 °C = 95 F
32.8 °C
91 F
35 °C
95 F
39.8 °C
104 F
33.2 °C
92 F
35 °C
95 F
36.5 °C
98 F
33.1 °C
92 F
35.2 °C
95 F
37 °C
99 F
Maximum: 39.8 °C = 104 F
Average: 35.3 °C = 96 F
Power Supply (max.)  41.2 °C = 106 F | Room Temperature 20.6 °C = 69 F | Fluke t3000FC (calibrated), Voltcraft IR-260
(±) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 35.1 °C / 95 F, compared to the average of 32.9 °C / 91 F for the devices in the class Smartphone.
(+) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 37.9 °C / 100 F, compared to the average of 35.3 °C / 96 F, ranging from 22.4 to 51.7 °C for the class Smartphone.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 39.8 °C / 104 F, compared to the average of 33.9 °C / 93 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 25.3 °C / 78 F, compared to the device average of 32.9 °C / 91 F.


Heatmap back side
Heatmap back side
Heatmap Front
Heatmap Front

Speakers

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2039.245.32538.935.93128.326.34032.3365034.535.96328.236.58021.618.910021.61812517.115.416020.11920016.523.32501330.931511.640.140012.548.650013.156.563012.563.28001266.8100012.770.3125013.370.9160012.266.3200012.862.2250013.158.231501362400013.868500014.567.4630015.369.6800016.465.91000017.163.4125001857.31600018.947.7SPL6526.278.6N17.20.741median 13.3median 62Delta2.113.339.745.937.338.329.230.332.430.63236.723.626.921.722.721.922.922.524.218.528.714.83412.341.312.549.811.957.213.163.114.568.418.772.319.377.318.277.416.472.514.371.514.968.614.663.415.464.716.169.216.770.917.771.118.667.819.467.920.357.566.463.728.783.719.118.1154.6median 16.4median 67.82.311.9hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseNokia 2.4Xiaomi Redmi 9
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
Nokia 2.4 audio analysis

(±) | speaker loudness is average but good (78.6 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 37.6% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (9.6% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 5.8% higher than median
(±) | linearity of mids is average (10.1% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 4% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (6.7% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (28.5% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 79% of all tested devices in this class were better, 7% similar, 15% worse
» The best had a delta of 13%, average was 24%, worst was 65%
Compared to all devices tested
» 86% of all tested devices were better, 4% similar, 10% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 65%

Xiaomi Redmi 9 audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (83.7 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 34.3% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (8.8% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 6% higher than median
(±) | linearity of mids is average (8.1% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 2.3% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (5.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (23.7% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 47% of all tested devices in this class were better, 12% similar, 40% worse
» The best had a delta of 13%, average was 24%, worst was 65%
Compared to all devices tested
» 67% of all tested devices were better, 8% similar, 25% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 65%

Battery life

Nokia 2.4
4500 mAh
Huawei Y6p
5000 mAh
LG K51S
4000 mAh
Xiaomi Redmi 9
5020 mAh
Average of class Smartphone
 
Battery Runtime
WiFi Websurfing 1.3
826
953
15%
803
-3%
804
-3%
706 (223 - 2636, n=783)
-15%
Battery Runtime
NBC WiFi Websurfing Battery Test 1.3
13h 46min

Pros

+ good screen for the price range
+ no PWM flickering
+ runtimes suitable for everyday use
+ decent camera quality...

Cons

- ... but little flexibility
- lame WLAN and LTE
- little memory
- Loading takes forever

Verdict - The camera can be sufficient

In review: Nokia 2.4 test device provided by Nokia Germany.
In review: Nokia 2.4 test device provided by Nokia Germany.

For just under 130 euros manufacturer's price, the Nokia 2.4 is a fair offer, whose single camera is not as flexible as some other low-cost smartphones, but still takes decent pictures overall. The battery life and performance are typical for this class, the case is reasonably stable and the offered color options are chic. There is no excessive heating, the screen is on class level and even offers quite decent contrast values.

The Nokia 2.4 offers decent camera quality. Otherwise, the cheap smartphone is also recommended if you don't need a fast WLAN.

For itself one can recommend the Nokia 2.4 thus if the slow WLAN rates and the eternal battery charge times do not disturb you. But there is already the Xiaomi Redmi 9 for a few euros more, which is much better in many areas.

Thanks to the Android-One program, the security updates for the Nokia phone should be secured for the next few years, which is of course a big advantage over other cheap smartphones, which are often forgotten by the manufacturers.

Nokia 2.4 - 10/19/2020 v7
Florian Schmitt

Chassis
74%
Keyboard
65 / 75 → 87%
Pointing Device
92%
Connectivity
36 / 70 → 51%
Weight
88%
Battery
90%
Display
84%
Games Performance
7 / 64 → 10%
Application Performance
55 / 86 → 63%
Temperature
92%
Noise
100%
Audio
56 / 90 → 62%
Camera
50%
Average
68%
75%
Smartphone - Weighted Average

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Florian Schmitt, 2020-10-19 (Update: 2020-10-19)
Florian Schmitt
Editor of the original article: Florian Schmitt - Managing Editor Mobile
When I was 12, the first computer came into the house and immediately I started tinkering around, taking it apart, getting new parts and replacing them - after all, there always had to be enough power for the current games. When I came to Notebookcheck in 2009, I was passionate about testing gaming notebooks. Since 2012, my attention has been focused on smartphones, tablets and future technologies.