Three new affordable Nokia phones – Nokia 5.1, 3.1, and 2.1 – that earlier launched in Russia have now been listed on the company’s official India website. The listing doesn’t detail their India prices but does point to their imminent arrival in the country.
These new Nokia phones are incremental upgrades over their respective precursors – Nokia 5, Nokia 3 and Nokia 2 – and are part of Google’s Android One Program, which entitles them to timely version updates for at least 2 years.
It must be noted that the three phones were erroneously listed and removed from India website earlier. The last listing also mentioned the price tags of the three phones, but HMD Global soon clarified that these phones won’t be coming to India for the same prices.
The new smartphones, Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1, are slightly tweaked versions of their corresponding archetypes with largely preserved aspects. The Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 are expected to come in multiple RAM and storage options. Nokia is likely to bring only the dual-SIM variants of these upcoming phones to the Indian market.
The Nokia 2.1 is the latest derivative of the 2017 version, Nokia 2. with minute up-gradation in features like 5.5-inch HD display, dual front speakers and a 4000 mAh. The phone will be powered by Snapdragon 425 SoC and Android Oreo (Go Edition) OS, which is a lightweight operating system, designed specifically for the easy on the pocketbook mobile phones. The phone will comprise of 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The Nokia 2.1 is designed to suit the specifications of customers who are looking for pocket-friendly mobiles with all the basics covered.
While Nokia 2.1 has some minor additions in comparison to Nokia 2, both Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 enjoys some key updates over their predecessors. The Nokia 3.1 comprises of a 5.2-inch display screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The power source for this phone is a 2990 mAh battery and MediaTek Helio P18 SoC. The optics include a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.
The Nokia 5.1 has a 5.5-inch screen with Full HD+ display, Helio P22 SoC as its central unit, Android One OS, one 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera and is powered by a 2970mAh battery.