Nokia took the stage to announce a wide range of devices last night. The company announced three smartphones and a feature phone, namely Nokia 8.3 5G, Nokia 5.3, Nokia 1.3 and Nokia 5310. The three smartphones come with a dedicated Google Assistant button. Here’s everything you need to know about the devices.
The Nokia 8.3 5G features a 6.81-inch FHD+ punch-hole display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset. It comes in two configurations: 6GB + 64GB and 8GB + 128GB. Plus, the phone also supports a microSD card slot that supports up to 400GB. Further, it runs Android 10. Nokia has promised 2 years of upgrades and 3 years of monthly security updates.
On the optics front, it sports a quad rear camera setup: a ZEISS Optics 64MP camera with an f/1.89 aperture + a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 120-degree field of view and f/2.2 aperture + a 2MP depth sensor + a 2MP macro lens. The company is offering a built-in ZEISS Cinema Capture and Editor camera mode. Further, on the front lies a ZEISS Optics 24MP with an f/2.0 aperture.
The handset packs a 4500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging technology. It comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that is integrated with the power key. It supports USB-C (USB 2.0), OTG, 3.5mm audio jack, and NFC. The Nokia 8.3 5G comes in Polar Night color.
According to Nokia, the 8.3 5G is designed to support multiple and evolving 5G network deployments, with support for both standalone and non-standalone 5G combinations, which operators are rolling out around the globe. Further, HMD is calling it the first truly global 5G smartphone, with support all 5G TDD and FDD sub6 frequencies (n78, n40, n41/38, n7, n1, n2, n3, n66, n9, n5, n28, and n71).
The Nokia 8.3 5G price starts at 599 Euros (~ Rs 47,865) for the 6GB RAM with a 64GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs Rs. 649 Euros (Rs 51,835). It will roll out from summer.
The Nokia 5.3 features a 6.55-inch HD+ display with a notch on the top. It comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 1600 x 720 pixels resolution at 270 PPI. The brightness is claimed to go up to 450 nits. Also, it sports a Gorilla Glass 3 on top for protection. The device supports dual SIMs + SDcard slot. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 665 SoC. It comes with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB of e-MMC 5.1 internal storage, which can be expanded by up to 512GB with the help of a microSD card. The phone runs Android 10. Plus, it comes ready for Android 11.
As for the optics, the handset sports a quad rear camera as well: a 13MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture + a 5MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 118-degree field of view + a 2MP macro camera + a 2MP depth sensor. On the front lies an 8MP selfie shooter with an f/2.0 aperture.
The smartphone packs a 4000mAh battery that supports 10W charging. Further, the company claims it can last up to two days on a single charge.
I/O options include Type-C USB (USB 2.0) OTG and a 3.5mm audio jack. It comes with a 2.5D glass front and a scratch-resistant composite back.
Purchasers can choose from three color options: Cyan, Sand, and Charcoal. The Nokia 5.3 price is set at starts at 189 Euros (~Rs 15,079) for the 4GB RAM with a 64GB storage version and will roll out starting from April-end.
The Nokia 1.3 features a 5.71-inch display with a notch at the top. It comes with a 19:9 aspect ratio and offers a pixel resolution of 1570 x 720. The company claims its brightness can go up to 400 nits. It is powered by the Qualcomm 215 Mobile Platform. It comes with 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB of e-MMC 5.1 storage. Further, there’s room for storage expansion through a microSD card slot. It offers memory expansion by up to 400GB. The phone carries a single SIM slot. It is an Android Go Edition phone.
It sports a single rear camera of 8MP. It is situated alongside the LED Flash. Further, there is a 5MP selfie shooter. The Google Go camera comes with features like AI low light enhancement, HDR and Portrait. It packs a 3000mAh battery with support for 5W charging. The company claims it offers 15 hours of talk time on 3G and standby time of up to 28 days. As for I/O, it offers micro USB (USB 2.0) with OTG and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The Nokia 1.3 comes in Cyan, Charcoal, and Sand colors. It is priced at 95 Euros (~Rs 7,575) and will roll out starting from early April.
The Nokia 5310 is inspired by the original Nokia 5310 Xpress Music. The 2G feature phone comes with an MP3 player and FM radio, dual front-facing speakers. It features a 2.4-inch (320 x 240 pixels) QVGA display. The phone packs an MT6260A processor and comes with 8MB RAM, 16MB internal storage, which is expandable up to 32GB with microSD. It comes in single SIM and Dual SIM variants.
The Nokia 5310 runs Series 30+ OS. It sports a VGA rear camera with LED flash. Further, there’s is 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio. It packs a 1200mAh removable battery that is said to offer 7.5 hours talk time and standby time up to 22 days (Dual SIM), up to 30 days (Single SIM).
It comes in White with Red and Black with Red colors. The Nokia 5310 is priced at 39 Euros (~Rs 3,115). It will roll out starting from this March.