Aside from Nokia 2.1, HMD Global has also unveiled two new phones under its Android One family in the form of Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 3.1. As you might able to guess from their names, these phones are actually the direct sequel to Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 that HMD Global launched in Mobile World Congress 2017.
The new Nokia 3.1 comes standard with 5.2-inch HD 18:9 display and powered by a MediaTek MT6750N octa-core processor. It is also equipped with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB e-MMC internal storage while still able to support microSD card with storage space of up to 128GB.
With chassis made from aluminum and 2.5D curved display that is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass, the phone also features a 13MP f/2.0 rear camera and 8MP f/2.0 84.6-degree selfie camera. A 2990mAh battery completes its general hardware specifications.
As for the new Nokia 5.1, it is equipped with a 5.5-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display together with MediaTek Helio P18 octa-core processor. Able to support microSD card with storage space of up to 128GB, the phone can be obtained with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage.
Sporting an aluminum unibody chassis, Nokia 5.1 comes with 16MP PDAF rear camera and 8MP fixed-focus selfie camera. The phone also features a 3000mAh battery which provides it with up to 19 hours of talk time, 9.4 hours of full HD video playback, and 24.5 days standby time.
In terms of price, Nokia 3.1 variant with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage will go for EU 139 (about RM 639) while the 3GB/32GB model is listed at EU 169 (about RM 776). On another hand, Nokia 5.1 with similar RAM and storage options are priced at EU 189 (about RM 868) and EU 219 (about RM 1,006) respectively.
Nokia 3.1 will be released throughout the world starting from June onwards before followed by Nokia 5.1 in July. We’ll keep you updated once these phones make their way into Malaysia.