Everything We know so far about Budget Upcoming Nokia Smartphones 2018

May 31, 2018

HMD Global has already created its own success story with a slew of smartphones at MWC 2018 event. While it is still enjoying the success of these new smartphones, it has come up again with new set of upcoming Nokia smartphones 2018. We have already seen a new series of smartphone recently which is Nokia 6.1. Just as Nokia 6.1, the HMD Global is ready to launch a trio of new smartphones in the market. Offering limited specifications with basic software and lower price tags, the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 are ought to be the best budget range handsets from Nokia brand. Here is everything that we know so far about these upcoming Nokia smartphones 2018. Considering the price and features offered, these Nokia upcoming smartphones will definitely create a new era in the smartphone sector.


Nokia 2.1

Out of three Nokia upcoming phones in Dubai, Nokia 2.1 is said to be the cheapest phone from HMD Global. Though doesn’t hold a gorgeous design, the handset is good enough to hold with a plastic back and metal edges. It features a 5.5-inches display of 720p display resolution. As for its power, the Nokia 2.1 packs in Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor that can perform well. This is the same chipset that houses in Moto E5 Plus. There is just 1GB RAM that might be sufficient enough to handle tasks. The Nokia 2.1 runs on Android Go edition thus making it feasible with limited applications. As for the internal storage, the device offers only 8GB storage, but there is a microSD slot that allows you to add some extra space. On the camera front, Nokia 2.1 features a single 8MP rear camera and 5MP front snapper. It ships in with 4000mAh battery that can render two days of battery life with a single charge. Though the build quality is not great, the specifications and features make it worthy to look for.


Nokia 3.1

Nokia 3 was one of the best selling mobile phones as per Nokia. Now, we can see the upgraded version of the Nokia 3 which is Nokia 3.1. While Nokia 3 had some concerns related to performance and application running, HMD Global claims that Nokia 3.1 will be able to handle all those concerns with an ease. The Octa-core MediaTek 6750 SoC can render 30% higher performance. The new Nokia handset has 5.2-inches LCD display of 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass protection. One of the interesting aspects of Nokia 5.1 is its camera. It features 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera with NFC support. This is one of the cheapest smartphones that holds NFC capabilities. There is even a 2990mAh battery that keeps the Nokia 5.1 display on. Recently Nokia even launched Nokia 8 Sirocco with wide angle 12MP rear camera, which was quite successful.


Nokia 5.1

With the premium metal build, solid camera performance, and large screen you will definitely look out for the new Nokia 5.1. Replacing the Nokia 5 2017, the new Nokia 5.1 is set for release in July 2018. It features a full metal body that makes it feel premium while holding. The display size is of 5.5-inches and boats 18:9 aspect ratio as in other high-end smartphones. This makes the screen look taller and the Full HD resolution gives out clear and sharp images. The Nokia 5.1 has a 16MP rear camera and on the front end, there is an 8MP snapper. To fuel the handset, the device is equipped with 2970mAh battery which is smaller than its predecessor. Thanks to the MediaTek P18 Octa-core processor that can render a higher performance that Nokia 5 chipset. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo thus ensuring smooth and fast performance. As for the memory, the handset will be available in two variants – 2GB RAM/16GB storage and 3GB/32GB storage. There is microSD slot to expand the storage up to 128GB. The solid range of Nokia 5.1 specs makes it compete with the likes of Honor 7X.


Its quite clear that HMD Global is trying to render pure, secure Android experience at an affordable price tag and premium features. This time it is featuring the same with these three upcoming Nokia smartphones 2018.

Meanwhile, you can check out Nokia X6 features, specifications, release date and price in UAE.

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