HMD Global owned Nokia has announced a new portfolio of Android smartphones including Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 2.1. The trio of smartphones are designed to deliver a pure, secure and up-to-date Android experience with Android One and Android Go.
The new Nokia 5.1 is made from a single block of 6000 series aluminium packed in a 0.3-inch bigger display in a 2mm body. Nokia 5.1 comes with 5.5-inch full HD+ display in 18:9 aspect ratio and is powered by a 2.0 GHz MediaTek Helio P18 octa-core processor. The smartphone comes with an upgraded 16MP rear camera with phase detection auto-focus and wide-angle front camera. The fingerprint sensor has been pushed to the back of the phone and you can pay securely and easily with NFC through Google Pay.
The new Nokia 5.1 will come in three classic colours --- Copper, Tempered Blue and Black (available a few weeks later); two storage/RAM options: 2GB/16Gb, 3GB/32GB, and will be available starting July 2018 at a global average retail price of 189 Euro.
The new Nokia 3.1 features CNC milled aluminium sides with a dual diamond cut to creating just the right size for single hand use. The 18:9 aspect ratio smartphone with 5.2-inch HD+ display is protected by damage resistant Corning Gorilla Glass.
The Nokia 3.1 runs MediaTek 6750, an octa-core chipset, giving you twice the processor cores and a 50 per cent performance boost on the previous generation, the company said.
The new Nokia 3.1 will come in three colours -- Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome and White/Iron; two storage/RAM options: 2GB/16Gb, 3GB/32GB, and will be available starting June 2018 at a global average retail price of Euro 139.
Serving long-lasting entertainment needs for consumers who are always on the go, Nokia 2.1 comes with a 4,000mAh battery offering 2-days of charge, a large 5.5-inch HD screen and dual front-facing stereo speakers.
According to Nokia, the upgraded Qualcomm Snapdragon 425, 64-bit mobile platform will give users 50 per cent faster and smoother performance. There is a 5MP front-facing and 8MP rear camera with auto focus.
The new Nokia 2.1 will come in three metallic colours -- Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver and Grey/Silver and will be available starting July 2018 at a global average retail price of USD 115.
Meanwhile, Nokia 2.1 comes with Android Oreo (Go edition). All three phones are ready for Android P.
"With this range, we deliver larger screens, enhanced performance across our range with processor upgrades offering up to 50% higher performance while maintaining the perfect balance with power consumption and stunning designs – all in a segment where consumers often need to compromise. With our renewed portfolio, you can now enjoy a premium smartphone experience without paying a premium on the price. Each phone radiates effortless style with meticulous attention to detail and no matter your budget, you will be able to find a Nokia smartphone that is right for you,” said Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global.