HMD Global has been quite busy in India, launching Nokia smartphones all across the country in an effort to reduce the progress of companies like Xiaomi and OnePlus. The latest entrants in the smartphone market are the Nokia 5.1, Nokia 2.1 and the Nokia 3.1 with 3GB of RAM, and here are all the details you need to know about the launch in India.
Nokia 2.1, Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1 (3GB RAM variant): Price in India
The Nokia 2.1 is going to be the most affordable handset out of the three and feature a price Rs. 6999. Then comes the Nokia 3.1, which is armed with 3GB of RAM and is going to be sold at a price of Rs. 11999. Last, but certainly not least, comes the Nokia 5.1, which is going to be the most expensive out of the two but that is only because it features the best hardware specifications underneath the hood. This device will be retailing for Rs. 14999.
Nokia 2.1, Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1 (3GB RAM variant): Launch Offers
The launch offers surrounding the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 5.1 and the Nokia 3.1 include ICICI debit and credit card holders receiving 5% cashback on the purchase of the Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1. As for Idea and Vodafone subscribers, they will also be able to avail exciting recharge offers with 1GB data per day, unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day for a whole month. All models will available on sale starting on the 12th of August, so you should mark your calendars if you want to pick up any one of these in the future.
Nokia 5.1: Specifications, Features
The Nokia 5.1 is a part of the Android One program and runs Android 8.1 Oreo as soon as you remove it from its packaging. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD screen bearing a 2160 x 1080 resolution, along with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered an octa-core MediaTek MT6755s chipset that is paired with 2GB or 3GB of RAM, along with 16GB or 32GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB. The Nokia 5.1 sports a 16MP rear camera with phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) and an LED flash, plus an 8MP fixed-focus selfie snapper that is present at the front.
A 3000mAh battery fuels the phone and if you want connectivity options, there are plenty of them to go around. The Nokia 5.1 features 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and GLONASS connectivity. Charging takes place via a microUSB port, and luckily, the phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Nokia 3.1: Specifications, Features
The Nokia 3.1 runs Android 8.0 Oreo and belongs to the same Android One program as the Nokia 5.1. It sports a 5.2-inch HD+ display with a 1440 x 720 resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 chipset with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.
The phone sports a 13MP rear sensor with autofocus, f/2.0 aperture, and an LED flash. Additionally, there is an 8MP selfie camera at the front with f/2.0 aperture and an 84.6-degree field-of-view. A 2990mAh battery completes the package and if you are interested to know about the connectivity options, they include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, a microUSB port charging port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Nokia 2.1: Specifications, Features
The Nokia 2.1 runs Android Oreo, but it belongs to the Android Go Edition lineup and ships with a 5.5-inch HD screen, a 1280 x 720 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. A generous 4000mAh battery powers the smartphone, with the company claiming that you can last the device for up to two days.
Coming to the optics, the phone features an 8MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP fixed focused selfie shooter. Connectivity options on the Nokia 2.1 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, GLONASS, Beidou, and a microUSB charging port.