Nokia 3.1, first launched at Moscow in late May, has made its way into the Indian market.
HMD Global, the present custodian of all Nokia phones, has made official its most recent budget smartphone from the country. Key highlights of the Nokia smartphone include its inventory Android One certificate, an 18:9 HD+ panel, and a 2,990mAh battery. Included in this Android One programme, the Nokia 3.1 will receive three years of monthly security patches and two years of big OS upgrades from launch. To recall, the company had declared three phones at the Moscow event back in May 2018 – namely, the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1, and Nokia 5.1.
Nokia 3.1 price in India, launch offers
Nokia 3.1 price in India is set at Rs. 10,499 for its 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage variation, which is the only one coming to Indian markets. It will be made accessible Blue/ Copper, Black/ Chrome, and White/ Iron colour options, and the telephone will be offered starting July 21 across major cellular retailers and online through Paytm Mall and Nokia’s online shop. Beginning with offers on Paytm Mall, customers purchasing Nokia 3.1 from an offline retail outlet by scanning the Paytm Mall QR code will be entitled to 10 percent cashback on following recharges and bill payments on Paytm. Customers purchasing the smartphone will also be eligible for two Rs. 250 film cashback vouchers that could be redeemed against booking minimum two movie tickets via Paytm. Lastly, ICICI Bank credit and debit cards are eligible to 5 percent cashback on buy. Concerning telecom offers, Thought and Vodafone users will receive certain advantages, and we’ve requested clarification on these from HMD Global.
Nokia 3.1 specifications
The Nokia 3.1 runs Android One-based Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box, and sports a 5.2-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
From the camera department, the Nokia 3.1 bears one 13-megapixel autofocus detector with f/2.0 and an LED flash. As for selfies and video calling, the handset includes 8-megapixel fixed attention sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 84.6-degrees field-of-view. Battery capacity under the hood of the telephone is capped at 2,990mAh.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Micro-USB, plus a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard the Nokia 3.1 include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity detector. The smartphone steps 146.25×68.65×8.7mm and weighs 138.3 grams.