14 April 2020
HMD Global has finally taken wraps off its 2020 lineup of mobile phones at an online-only event. There are a total of four phones announced at different price points and for different users. These include Nokia 8.3 5G, Nokia 5.3, and Nokia 1.3 Android smartphones along with Nokia 5310 feature phone. Let's have a detailed look at these one at a time.
The Nokia 8.3 5G is the first-ever 5G smartphone by the company and joins the 5G bandwagon. It is claimed to support the most number of 5G bands globally in comparison to other 5G phones including flagship ones. This is something that sets it apart from the competition and is the reason it is being marketed as "A truly global, future-proof 5G Nokia smartphone".
Nokia 8.3 5G Specifications:
- 6.81-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) PureDisplay with a punch-hole and HDR support
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor
- 6GB/8GB of RAM
- 64GB/128GB onboard storage
- 64-megapixel primary sensor, 12-megapixel Super wide-angle sensor, a depth sensor, a macro sensor
- 24-megapixel front camera with ZEISS optics
- 4,500mAh battery
- Android 10 (Android One)
- Fingerprint scanner (embedded in the power button)
- EUR 599 for the base model with sales starting Summer 2020
- Polar Night color
The Nokia 5.3 is a traditional mid-range smartphone with only 4G LTE connectivity. HMD Global is taking pride in the battery life of the smartphone which it claims to last for two days with ease. It is also one of the few smartphones to feature a dedicated Google Assistant button.
Nokia 5.3 Specifications:
- 6.55-inch HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) IPS notched display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor
- 3GB/4GB/6GB of RAM
- 64GB onboard storage
- 13-megapixel primary sensor, 5-megapixel ultra wide-angle sensor, 2-megapixel depth sensor, 2-megapixel macro sensor
- 8-megapixel front camera
- 4,000mAh battery
- Android 10 (stock)
- Fingerprint scanner
- EUR 189 for the base model with sales starting April 2020
- Cyan, Charcoal, and Sand colors
The Nokia 1.3 is a new Android Go smartphone that comes with all the new tweaks and improvements released by Google. It is one of the first phones to feature Camera Go application. It is a new camera app from Google that has been optimized for Android Go devices to deliver the best possible results without compromising the performance. It runs Android 10 (Go edition) out of the box but HMD Global has promised Android 11 (Go edition) upgrade as and when it will become available.
Nokia 1.3 Specifications:
- 5.71-inch HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) IPS notched display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 16GB onboard storage
- 8-megapixel rear camera
- 5-megapixel front camera
- 3,000mAh battery
- Android 10 (Go edition)
- EUR 95 with sales starting April 2020
- Cyan, Charcoal, and Sand colors
If Nokia 5310 sounds familiar to you, then yes, you are completely correct. The all-new Nokia 5310 is essentially a reincarnation of the original Nokia 5310 XpressMusic from 2007. HMD Global has kept a similar design, color combos, and feel of the device that will give you solid nostalgia vibes. It is available in the same White/Red and Black/Red color options. It also features dedicated music playback buttons that made the original device so popular back in the days.
The new Nokia 5310 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display which is expected as it is a feature phone release. There is a physical alphanumeric keypad, a VGA rear camera, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It comes with 16MB onboard storage but supports up to 32GB microSD cards for storing music. It supports Bluetooth 3.9 for wireless music listening experience and also has stereo speakers if you want to go loud. It offers FM Radio connectivity natively and is backed by a 1,200mAh battery. It is a 2G feature phone that can be purchased for EUR 39 with sales starting this month itself.
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