HMD Global and Nokia have finally announced three much-awaited Android powered smartphones, as well as the classic feature phone Nokia 3310, which makes a comeback after 17 years as rumored.
The Nokia 6, Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3310 were unveiled on Feb. 26 at the MWC, and here's a look at the specs, features, pricing and availability of all the four handsets.
All the devices are poised to hit the shelves in a few months from now.
Nokia 6 Goes Global
The Nokia 6 - as rumored - finally received a global launch. The Android smartphone which sold out in a few minutes of being made available online in China, is now poised to conquer global markets.
The smartphone boasts a 5.5-inch IPS LCD FHD display and has a unibody design to boot. The company claims that it has been crafted from 6000 series aluminum, a single block at that!
Under the hood, the Nokia 6 houses a Snapdragon 430 CPU and 3 GB of RAM. It boasts a 16MP primary camera and selfie lovers have an 8MP camera at their disposal. The smartphone is available in 32 GB on-board storage option, which is expandable to an additional 128 GB via a microSD card. It houses a 3000 mAh battery.
The Nokia 6 is available in both dual and single SIM variants and also offers great audio capabilities courtesy dual speakers, as well as Dolby Atmos support. It also has a fingerprint sensor.
The smartphone deploys Android Nougat and will retail in four hues: Copper, Silver, Matte Black and Tempered Blue. The average selling price for the Nokia 6 is set at €229, which is approximately $242.
Consumers can also look forward to the Nokia 6 Arte Black Limited Edition, which will offer 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. This variant is priced at €299 (approximately $316).
You can sign up to get alerts on its availability. It is expected to hit the global market in Q2 2017.
The Nokia 5 is smaller than the Nokia 6 and has a 5.2-inch IPS HD screen. The company claims it is "balanced for work and play" and the smartphone also boasts a fingerprint sensor for security.
"Nokia 5 has a totally clean, pure back without any antenna lines, which have been moved to the top and the bottom of the phone," notes the company.
This device too deploys series 6000 aluminum and a Snapdragon 430 CPU (2 GB of RAM). Its similarity with the Nokia 6 does not end there as the handset has the same 16MP and 8MP primary and secondary cameras, respectively. It also comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box and is available in dual and single sim variants.
The 16 GB, with expandable memory of 128 GB, smartphone will retail at €189 or $199 and will come in four hues: Copper, Silver, Matte Black and Tempered Blue.
You can sign up to get alerts on its availability. The Nokia 5 is also expected to hit the shelves in the second quarter of 2017.
The Nokia 3 is the smallest of the three new smartphones and touts a 5-inch IPS LCD display. The smartphone has a quad-core MTK 6737 processor clocked at 1.3 GHz and 2 GB of RAM. The internal storage is 16 GB (expandable to 128 GB).
The 4G LTE compatible Nokia 3 also has an aluminum frame and comes with 8MP primary and secondary cameras. It has a polycarbonate body and supports NFC. It too comes pre-loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat. The budget smartphone will retail in Matte Black, Copper White, Silver White and Tempered Blue options for €139 or $47.
It will also release in Q2 2017 and you can sign up for availability alerts at this link.
The Nokia 3310 returns to the market in a new avatar. This feature phone will be available in four hues - Yellow and Warm Red which are both in gloss finis, as well as Gray and Dark Blue options in matte.
The GSM compatible feature phone sports a 2.4-inch QVGA screen and deploys the Nokia Series 30+ OS and not Android. The handset's USP is its durable battery life - the Nokia 3310 will offer 22 hours talk time, as well as a stand-by time of 31 days. It is also equipped with a 2MP camera and offers 16 GB of on-board storage, which is expandable to 32 GB.
The Nokia 3310 is priced at a paltry €49 or $51 and will hit the shelves in Q2 2017. The alerts on its availability can be signed up for.