The Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 2.1 smartphones have been listed on the company’s website, which suggests that in India, the Nokia 5.1 could be priced at Rs 12,499, whereas the Nokia 3.1 and the Nokia 2.1 could be priced at Rs 9,498 and Rs 6,999 respectively.
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Nokia just launched its refreshed lineup of entry-level and mid-range smartphones, the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and the Nokia 5.1. The three devices feature considerable upgrades over their predecessors, both in terms of software and hardware, and they will go on sale globally from June. The Company announced the devices' average global pricing at the event but ahead of the official announcement in India, the three new Nokia smartphones have been listed on the company’s India online shop, along with what seems to be their India pricing. Going by the listing on the official website, the three Nokia smartphones will serve as replacements for their predecessors and could be priced the same.
The Nokia 5.1 is listed at Rs 12,499, same as the 2017 Nokia 5, whereas the Nokia 3.1 might cost Rs 9,498. The new Nokia 2.1 is also seen listed on the site with a price tag of Rs 6,999, which is same as the older Nokia 2. It should be noted that even though the ‘Buy’ option is also live for new handsets, clicking on them currently redirects to their respective last year variants. This suggests that the microsite for new phones is still under construction and the listed prices could be tentative.
HMD Global launched the new Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 smartphones in an event yesterday in Moscow. The Nokia 5.1 and the Nokia 3.1 feature revamped designs, feature a taller 18:9 display aspect ratio and are running on Android Oreo and on the Android One program. The new Nokia 2.1 also gets refreshed hardware specifications and it runs on Google’s lightweight Android Oreo (Go Edition).
The new Nokia 5.1 features a 5.5-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display and is powered by a 2.0 GHz MediaTek Helio P18 octa-core processor, which is said to deliver 40% faster performance as compared to its predecessor. The device features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner to accommodate the taller display and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. It comes in two variants, one with 2GB RAM/16GB storage and another with 3GB RAM/32 GB storage. The Nokia 5.1 is equipped with a 16MP single rear camera with PDAF support and an LED flash. On the front is an 8MP wide-angle camera for selfies. The smartphone will be available globally from July in Copper, Tempered Blue and Black colour variants.
The Nokia 3.1 features a dual anodised diamond cut design and sports a 5.2-inch HD+ IPS display. It is powered by the 1.5GHz MediaTek 6750N octa-core SoC and will come with 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM versions with 16GB and 32GB internal storage options respectively. The smartphone comes with a 13MP rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture lens and LED flash, and on the front is an 8MP wide-angle lens camera. The device is backed by a 2990mAh battery and akin to its predecessor, it misses out on a fingerprint scanner. It will come in Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome, White/Iron colour variants.
Nokia says that the new Nokia 2.1 delivers 50 percent performance gain over its predecessor and comes with 20 percent more screen real estate. The device is powered by the Snapdragon 425 SoC with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. It features a 5.5-inch HD 16:9 display and comes with dual front firing speakers, which are placed on the top and bottom bezels. The smartphone runs on Android Oreo (Go Edition). The handset is equipped with a 4000mAh battery, which is said to deliver a two-day battery life, and it comes with an 8MP rear camera with autofocus, along with a 5MP front-facing sensor. The handset will be globally available from July in Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver and Grey/Silver colour models.
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