Nokia 1.3 with Android 10 Go Edition, Nokia 5310 Music-focussed Feature Phone Unveiled: Price, Features

Nokia 5310

Along with the Nokia 8.3 5G and the Nokia 5.3, about which you read on our separate articles here, and here, HMD Global has also unveiled two new budget handsets. These handsets include the Nokia 1.3 and the Nokia 5310. While the Nokia 1.3 is an entry-level Android-powered device, the Nokia 5310 happens to be a music-centric feature phone. Let us now take a closer look at the specifications and key features of these two devices.

Nokia 1.3 Specifications, Features

Nokia 1.3

Being an entry-level handset, the Nokia 1.3 comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 chipset. It gets just 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM and comes with 16GB of internal memory. You do, however, get the option to use a microSD card. The phone sports a 5.71-inch  with HD+ (720×1520 pixels) resolution in a 19:9 aspect ratio. It also gets a waterdrop-style display notch and claims 400 nits of brightness.

The camera at the rear is a single 8-megapixel unit with LED flash for low light situations. At the front, the phone gets a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The phone, being an Android One device, gets the Google Go Camera app that supports AI-backed Low Light enhancement, HDR, and Portrait modes.

The Nokia 1.3 also gets a 3000 mAh battery under the hood and comes with a standard 10W charger since there is no support for fast charging. On the connectivity front, the phone gets support for  4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, FM radio, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The handset runs Android 10 (Go Edition) and will be upgradeable to future versions of Android 11. The company promises that it will continue to receive an update to Android 12 as well. The Nokia 1.3 will reportedly set you back by EUR 95, which translates to roughly Rs 7,600. It remains to be seen if the phone does make it to India at that price.

Nokia 5310 Specifications, Features

A spiritual successor to the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic from 2007, the new Nokia 5310 is a feature phone that the company says is designed for music lovers. The new Nokia 5310 gets a 2.4-inch QVGA display with dual front-facing speakers and physical keypad. It is offered in single and dual SIM versions.

The processor powering this phone is the entry-level MediaTek MT6260A SoC, which comes with just 8MB RAM. There is 16MB of internal memory, which means you will almost certainly need to use a microSD card with the phone. The phone also gets a 1200mAh removable battery that claims a talk time of up to 7.5 hours on both the single-SIM and dual-SIM units. As for the camera, the phone only gets a rear-facing VGA camera. The phone supports MP3 files for music playback and also comes with support for FM Radio.

The Nokia 5310 is priced at EUR 39 — which translates to roughly Rs 3,110. It will be on sale starting later this month. The official India price for this phone is yet to be announced.

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Having spent the better part of the last decade writing about technology, Rahul is among the most experienced tech journalists in India. His writing career began back to 2006 when he started off as a member of the Microsoft PYPC (Protect Your PC) team. At Microsoft, most of his time was spent on creating and updating Microsoft’s Knowledge Base articles. In 2008, thanks to his proclivity for consumer technology, he joined Techtree, then India’s most popular consumer tech website. In his decade-long career, Rahul has contributed to several Indian and International publications including GQ Magazine, Onlygizmos, iPhoneHacks, and The Inquisitr.