Nokia 3 which is considered as the second most budget smartphone by the Finnish god of Nokia HMD Global is still stealing the show in the marketplace. The device is budget friendly for people looking to have a screen touch Android device with a trusted brand.
Design & Display
Nokia 3 is packed with a 5-inch HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280. The device dimensions read 143.40 x 71.40 x 8.48. Nokia 3 tips the scale with its thickness of 8.48 mm. The capacitive touch-screen sports Corning Gorilla Glass which gives more power to it, also its scratch resistant.
Nokia 3 has a sculpted polycarbonate back with aluminium metal which meets the other design range of Nokia. The device gives a premium touch feel with the carefully crafted details.
Nokia 3 flaunts a middle range quad-core processer of MediaTek MT6737 with 1.3 GHz clock speed. The phone though runs smooth with multi-tasking and multi apps operations at the same time. The MediaTek processor is the primary reason for the delay in the Android update but again it features the new architecture which provides a sufficient experience for the mid-range devices.
Nokia 3 sports 16 GB of on-board memory with 2 GB of RAM. The Device can store good data but might not be suitable for high end gaming. For movie lovers, they can store data up to 128 GB through an external microSD card.
In the camera division, Nokia 3 features an 8 MP sensor in both rear and front. The device flaunts its dual camera with 13 MP lens on both shooters. The device features an Ambient Light Sensor for better images in low lights.
Both lenses support High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode and Continuous Shooting. The camera also features Auto Flash, Digital Zoom, Touch Focus, Panorama Mode, Face Detection.
Battery & Connectivity
Nokia 3 features a middle end non-removable battery with 2630 mAh lithium ion. Nokia 3 features a dual GSM SIM and both is suitable for Micro-Sim. It doesn’t support the normal and Nano-sim. Under the connectivity section, device supports 4G network with Band 40 LTE which is used by mobile networks.
It also features Bluetooth, GPS, Hotspot and Wi-Fi. Nokia 3 comes up with OTG cable transfer support. Nokia 3 also flaunts a wide range of sensors – Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Proximity Sensor.
Nokia 3 comes up with Android 7.0 i.e. Android Nougat and is all set to receive the Android Oreo i.e. 8.0. Nokia has released the Oreo update for their Nokia 8 and Nokia 3 is next in line. Yes, if you are wondering about Android 7.1.2 update than sit back and relax because the update is skipped for the Nokia 3. Juho Sarvikas, the chief product officer from HMD Global has confirmed the same in twitter. His tweet in response to the news about the Nokia 3 update stated – “We will transition straight to Oreo,”
Price & Availability
The smartphone is available both at online and offline retail stores. Nokia 3 price starts in India from 8099 INR. The device comes up in two Variants – Cooper White and Matte Black. You can buy the device at Flipkart at 8799 INR for the Matte Black variants and 8999 INR for the Cooper White. It comes with a Headset and a charging data cable.