Nokia’s wallet-friendly options out soon

Finnish tech giant Nokia is continuing to pump out capable and affordable smartphones for its dedicated consumers.

Their newest handsets – the Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 2.1 – are designed to be successors to 2017s Nokia 5, Nokia 3 and Nokia 2 and are manufactured by HMD.

The new metal unibody Nokia 5 packs an octa-core chipset running on Android 8.1 Oreo, an option of 2GB or 3GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of storage, a 5.5-inch, 18:9 display with a full HD+ resolution.

Additional features include a microSD slot, 16MP rear camera, 8MP wide-angle front camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. Colour options include satin copper, tempered blue and black.

The Nokia 5.1 set for a July release with prices starting at $220 for the 2GB/16GB option. The 3GB/32GB configuration will be offered up at $255.

For the mid-level Nokia 3, a 5.2-inch HD 18:9 display is the star of the show. Also boasting an octa-core chipset, 2GB or 3GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of storage and a 13MP rear camera.

Like the 5 it ships with Android 8.1 Oreo and a 3,000mAh battery.

The Nokia 3.1 has a June release date, and is available for a mere $160 for the 2GB/16GB variant. $200 will net you the 3GB/32GB version.

The new Nokia 2.1 is the tech firms’ cheapest and budget-friendly offering and targets developing markets like Cambodia. It runs Android Oreo Go Edition – a lighter version of Google’s operating system designed by the Cupertino-company for cheaper devices lacking in raw processing power.

The 2.1 has a 5.5-inch HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, a 4,000 mAh battery that Nokia claims can last two days on a charge. Nokia have also found space to fit in a microSD slot. It will ship in July for just $115.