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HMD Global Oy brings next generation of Nokia smartphones in PH

By Jonnah Pante - on 10 Jun 2017, 8:42pm

HMD Global Oy brings next generation of Nokia smartphones in PH

Months after its acquisition of the brand, Finnish startup company HMD Global Oy finally brought to the Philippines the latest line of Nokia feature phones comprised of the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and the Nokia 6.

"Today marks the beginning of an exciting new era for the Nokia smartphones as we re-introduce this much-loved and trusted brand to the Philippine smartphone consumers, alongside the existing Nokia branded feature phones. HMD is committed to draw on the hallmarks of the Nokia phone heritage of quality, simplicity, and reliability for an authentic and differentiating experience to appeal to the new generation of Nokia fans,” shared James Rutherford, Vice President Asia Pacific for HMD Global.

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To help you easily differentiate the three new Nokia feature phones, below are their quick specs:

Nokia 3

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  • 5.0-inch IPS LCD HD, 1280 x 720 resolution, 16:9 screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • MTK 6737, quad-core, 1.3GHz
  • 2GB LPPDDR3 RAM, 16GB onboard storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD support
  • LTE Cat. 4, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, BT 4.2, GPS/AGPS, FM/RDS, NFC (sharing), ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer (G-sensor), e-compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, micro-USB (USB 2.0), OTG, 3.5mm ADJ
  • 8-megapixel AF main and front camera with same F2.0 aperture, 1.12um
  • 2630mAh non-removable battery
  • 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.48mm (dimensions)

 

Nokia 5

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  • 5.2-inch IPS LCD HD, 1280 x 720 resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset
  • 2GB LPPDDR3 RAM, 16GB onboard storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD support
  • LTE Cat.4, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer (G-sensor), e-compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, fingerprint Sensor, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, BT 4.1, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS, FM/RDS, NFC (sharing), ANT+, micro-USB (USB 2.0), OTG, 3.5mm ADJ
  • 13-megapixel PDAF main camera with 1.12um, F2.0 aperture, dual tone flash; 8-megapixel front camera with 1.12um
  • 3000mAh non-removable battery
  • 149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05mm (dimensions)

 

Nokia 6

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  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD Full HD, 1920 x 1080 resolution, 16:9 screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset
  • 3GB LPPDDR3 RAM, 32GB onboard storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD support
  • LTE Cat. 4, micro-USB (USB 2.0), OTG, 3.5mm ADJ, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, e-compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, fingerprint sensor, NFC (sharing), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, BT 4.1, GPS
  • 16-megapixel PDAF main camera with 1.0um, F2.0 aperture, dual tone flash; 8-megapixel AF front camera with 1.12um, F2.0
  • 3000mAh non-removable battery
  • 154 x 75.8 x 7.85mm (dimensions)

The Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and the Nokia 6 are crafted from a single block of 6000 series aluminum polished with diamond cut edges for that premium, durable look. During the local launch, HMD also highlighted that the devices will regularly get software updates and will be upgraded to Android O soon.

Similar to the Nokia 3310, these new smartphones will be available come end of June 2017. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and the Nokia 6 will retail at PhP 6,990, PhP 9,990, and PhP 11,990 respectively.

Watch out for our full review of these Nokia handsets soon!