2018 models of Nokia 2, Nokia 3, Nokia 5 launched
Expanding its portfolio of budget smartphones, HMD Global-owned Nokia has launched the 2018 models of its Nokia 2, Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 smartphones. Titled Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1, these phones get upgraded internals as compared to their respective predecessors and come at a global average price of about Rs. 7,800, Rs. 10,900, and Rs. 14,800 respectively. Here's a sneak peek.
Nokia 2.1: At a glance
The Nokia 2.1 bears a 5.5-inch 16:9 HD (720x1280 pixels) display and runs Android Oreo (Go edition). It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage (expandable up to 128GB) and packs a 4,000mAh battery. In terms of camera, the Nokia 2.1 offers an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and a 5-megapixel fixed focus selfie camera.
What's Nokia 3.1 offering?
The Nokia 3.1 gets a 5.2-inch HD+ (720x1440 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor, paired with 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card) and packs a 2,990mAh battery. As part of Android One programme, the Nokia 3.1 runs Android Oreo 8.0 out-of-the-box.
Camera specifications on the Nokia 3.1
In terms of optics, the Nokia 3.1 offers a 13-megapixel rear sensor with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, and an LED flash. On the front, the phone sports an 8-megapixel fixed focus camera with f/2.0 aperture and an 84.6-degree field-of-view.
Nokia 5.1: Specs and features
The Nokia 5.1 features a 5.5-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6755S processor, coupled with 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The Nokia 5.1 packs a 3,000mAh battery and runs Android Oreo (Android One programme) out-of-the-box.
What's the camera like on the Nokia 5.1?
In terms of optics, the Nokia 5.1 offers a single 16-megapixel rear sensor with Phase Detection Auto Focus and an LED flash. On the front, the smartphone gets an 8-megapixel fixed focus lens for selfies and video calling.
Availability and other details
The Nokia 2.1 will be available starting July 2018 in Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, and Grey/Silver colors. The Nokia 3.1 will be available starting June. It will be offered in Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome, and White/Iron color variants. Lastly, the Nokia 5.1 will be up for grabs in July in three color finishes - Copper, Tempered Blue, and Black.