Today during MWC 2017, Nokia unveiled three new Android handsets they promise offer a clean, near-stock build of Android 7.1.1 Nougat. This characteristic will be used to market the handsets much like Moto does with their lineup of smartphones, but I have a feeling Nokia may be a bit more aggressive since they’re once again trying to jump out of their own grave.
Starting with the most expensive of the bunch, the Nokia 6 was recently introduced and basically sold out everywhere it became available. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon 430 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage which is expandable via microSD. For a worldwide release, Nokia tweaked the handset slightly to include a wide-angle 8MP front-facing camera, while the same 16MP rear camera remains from before. A diamond cut design with sharp edges provide a premium feel in the hand, while a super-glossy 4GB RAM/64GB storage model will also make it to market besides the matte black, silver, blue, and copper variants.
Next up, the Nokia 5 takes everything about the Nokia 6 a step down by downgrading to a 5.2-inch display, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. It features rounded edges and an aluminum body, while a 13MP rear/wide-angle 8MP front camera array is present. The same color options will be offered as the 6.
Finally, the Nokia 3 takes everything a few steps down as it features a 5-inch display, an MTK6737 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM/16GB storage, and two 8MP cameras with one on the back and one on the front. This is okay, however, as it’s intended to be a basic budget smartphone while still offer a great experience thanks to near-stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
Pricing is as follows:
- Nokia 6:
Glossy price: $315
- Nokia 5:
- Nokia 3:
HMD, Nokia’s partner, will release the handsets worldwide during Q2 2017. Are you interested in picking one up?