At the MWC event this year, HMD Global has brought back Nokia brand to the smartphone market with the international release of the new Nokia 3, Nokia 5, the Nokia 6 Arte Black Edition and especially the Nokia 3310 feature phone. So in this post, we’ll take an overall look at four new Nokia’s phones.
First of all, Nokia’s first Android smartphone launched previously in China is now releasing to global. This is the biggest phone in the trio new Nokia series, with a 5.5-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC inside, which is packed with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of inbuilt storage with the microSD expansion and a 3,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. The front facing camera is 8MP with a wide-angle lens and auto focus, while the primary camera stops at 16MP with f2.0 aperture and dual tone flash.
To mark its impressive appearance at this MWC, Nokia has introduced an Arte Black limited edition of Nokia 6. The device features a glossy back, and comes with the RAM to 4GB and onboard storage to 64GB.
The Nokia 6 Standard variant will retail at €229 ($242), while the Arte Black limited edition will be available at €299 ($315).
The second smartphone in the new Nokia family is the Nokia 5. The device brings down most of the specifications from the Nokia 6, though it still comes with a 5.2-inch screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and a 3,000 mAh battery. The main camera stops at 13MP, while the front is a wide-angle 8MP selfie camera. The recommended retail price for Nokia 5 will be at €189 ($199).
The smallest smartphone of the Nokia family is the Nokia 3. The has watered-down specifications as it just comes with a 5-inch display, a MediaTek MT6737 SoC inside, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of inbuilt storage and a 2,650 mAh battery. Unlike its two brothers, Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 that are made entirely of aluminum, the Nokia 3 just features an aluminum frame and on the back is the poly-carbonate. The camera on the Nokia 3 is the 8MP shooter on both the front and back. The device will go on sale at €139 ($147).
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Besides the introduction of the specs and pricing of its three new smartphones, HMD Global has also announced that they will come with the latest Android OS, Android 7.1 Nougat and the trio will receive monthly security updates as well as quick Android platform updates from Google.