Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 3GB RAM variant launched in India; starting at Rs.6999

Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 launched in India

HMD Global seems to be on a role here. After launching the successor of Nokia 3 last month, the brand has now launched three new smartphones in India. Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 launched in India by HMD Global. To be precise, HMD Global has launched the 3GB RAM variants of the specified smartphones in India. All of these come with a bunch of launch offers (mentioned later in this article) too.  

Nokia 2.1 specifications round-up and price

 

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Nokia 2.1 is Nokia’s second Android Go device. I have always found it tough to justify the existence of Android Go devices because there are a lot of better options available in the market for that price. But it does seem to be a worthy upgrade over the Nokia 2.

  • Display – 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD
  • Processor – 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425
  • GPU – Adreno 308 GPU
  • RAM and Storage – 1GB LPDDR3 RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Software – Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition), upgradable to Android P
  • Dual SIM
  • Rear Camera – 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash
  • Front Camera – 5MP
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio,  Dual speakers
  • Connectivity – 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
  • Battery – 4100mAh
  • Price – Rs. 6999

Nokia 3.1 specifications round-up and price

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Nokia 3.1

At Rs. 11,999, the Nokia 3.1 is Nokia’s new budget device. The pricing seems modest for the features.

  • Display – 5.2-inch (720 x 1440 pixels) HD+ 2.5D curved glass display; Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Processor – Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750N processor
  • GPU – Mali T860 GPU
  • RAM and Storage – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage/ 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Software – Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS, upgradable to Android P
  • Dual SIM
  • Rear Camera – 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, with f/2.0 aperture
  • Front Camera – 8MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Connectivity – 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS
  • Battery – 2990mAh
  • Price – Rs. 11,999 (3GB RAM + 32GB storage)

Nokia 5.1 specifications round-up and pricing

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  • Display – 5.5-inch ( 1080×2160 pixels) FHD+ 2.5D curved glass display; Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Processor – Octa-Core 2Ghz MediaTek Helio P18 (MT6755S)
  • RAM and Storage – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage / 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Software – Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS, upgradable to Android P (Android One smartphone)
  • Dual SIM
  • Rear Camera – 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF
  • Front Camera – 8MP with f/2.0 aperture and 84-degree wide-angle lens
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Connectivity – 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • Battery – 3000mAh
  • Price – Rs. 14,999

One should keep in mind that the Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 sport a MediaTek chipset. While these chipsets don’t lag behind Snapdragon in the performance department, only when it comes to image processing can one notice the difference. Therefore, it will be interesting to see how the cameras of these two new Nokia smartphones perform.

 Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 launched in India but what about availability?

All of these smartphones will be made available offline through retail stores. Plus, they will be available online through Paytm Mall and the Nokia online store. As far as the “when?” is considered, we have the date too. These smartphones will go on sale on August 12th.

 Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 launched in India with these launch offers –

  • For Paytm – If you buy any of these smartphones through any retail outlet by scanning the Paytm QR code, you’ill get a 10% cashback on recharges and bill payments on Paytm.
  • For Debit cards – Buyers using ICICI Bank Debit or credit cards to buy a Nokia 3.1 or a Nokia 5.1 will get a 5% cashback on the purchase.
  • Plus, there are offers for Idea and Vodafone users as well. Recharge of Rs. 149 pack – 1GB data/day, unlimited calls and 100 SMS/day for 28 days. Recharge of Rs. 595 – unlimited calls, 100 SMS/day, and 18GB data for 6 months. 

It will be interesting to see how these new Nokia smartphones perform in their respective price range and categories as the competition seems to be pretty tough. What is your opinion on these new Nokia smartphones? Let us know in the comments below.

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