Nokia to soon unveil its latest phone Nokia 3 in the Indian market

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With the growth of the mobile markets, there are a few companies which expanded their business, and as they offered quality products, in the long run, also they could sustain. Among such big brands, one of the names is Nokia Corporation. As far as the basic models were there, it was the leading mobile producer, but the scene has changed in the era of the smartphone.

Nokia has been one of the much-loved brands in the cell phone market. It was one of the very first cell phone brands to have ventured into the market. Nokia was ahead of its time in terms of looks. In times when sturdy and large cordless size device were synonymous with cell phones, Nokia introduced its small and sleek devices. Nokia devices caught fancy of people and Nokia started ruling the market.

 

When smartphones came into the picture, Nokia somewhere lost its foot in the market. The market was flooded with Samsung smartphones, which gave tough competition to other brands. As a result, Nokia disappeared from the cell phone market for quite some time. Though Nokia did launch its Smartphone with Nokia LUMIA, yet the device was not a huge hit. One of the primary drivers was that it was a Windows phone and complicated for few people.

After a gap of a couple of years, Nokia made its comeback in recent past. After launching some of the amazing devices like Nokia 5 and 6, now, the brand is all set to come up with Nokia 3 in June 2017. Hence, it is obvious that the Nokia lovers are eager to know the features of the latest model of Nokia 3. As it is in the category of smartphone and this market has become much sensitive to the competition with new entrants, it is important to know the features of the same.

Have a look at specifications of the phone:

Display and Screen

The Nokia 3 is a stylish device which comes with a 5.0 inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen with 16 M colours touchscreen. This device is with 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.5 mm dimensions. The phone offers a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with 294 pixels per inches. The device responds well to the multi-touch. One of the best things about the screen of the device is that it is packed with a corning gorilla glass for optimum protection from breakage.

The Nokia 3 is available in colour variants of Silver white, tempered blue, copper white and matte black. Hence all the mobile lovers who prefer to have a device with a different colour can surely go for this device.

Software

The latest of the device Nokia 3, is expected to come with latest Android version 7.0 Nougat which is nowhere to be seen currently in the market. The device comes with Mediatek MT6737 chipset along with a powerful Quad –core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. Hence, it is a combination of the latest version of Android device with a quality processor that can help to have the faster access to various applications.

Camera

In present times of social media trend, everyone wishes for some amazing pictures which can be clicked by a brilliant camera phone. Hence, for Smartphones, having a good camera has become quintessential. This brand knows this fact and hence provided a beautiful camera with the latest model of Nokia 3.

The Nokia 3 performs well on the camera front with an 8 MP, F/2.0 autofocus primary camera. The other notable features of the camera include 1.12 um pixel size, touch focus and geo-tagging. It allows capturing videos with nice clarity and colours. The front camera of the device comes with 8 MP again with F/2.0 and autofocus which means that the front camera of the phone is as powerful as the primary camera. The camera can become a major plus point for the device as other phones in the given segment hardly offer such powerful front camera. Hence, all the users who love to go for the video shooting or image capturing, this device can prove much helpful.

Battery and storage

The battery and storage capacity of the device is very important while choosing a Smartphone since with the all-day use of Smartphone and multiple apps the device needs to be strong on storage and battery aspect.  Considering this fact, the brand has loaded a quality battery to this device so that the users don’t need to worry about the functioning of the device for a longer period.

This device has an internal memory of 16GB with a 2GB RAM. One can expand it up to 128 GB with the help of micro SD card.

The Nokia 3 handset comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 2650 mAh battery, which is quite average, and one can get other devices in the given segment with more battery backup.

Connectivity options

The device has WLAN, GPS, GSM, LTE, HSPA, NFC, FM Radio and Bluetooth along with a USB Port 2.0. The device is provided in two variants of single SIM and dual SIM.

It also possesses sensors such as Gyro, compass, proximity sensor and accelerometer sensor. Hence for a standard user, there is no chance for any complaint.

Price

Nokia 3 price in India is estimated to be around Rs.9780 which places the device in the lower segment wherein the device is bound to face competition from other brands with their low-cost devices.

Verdict

 

The Nokia 3 is a must buy owing to its configuration and connectivity features. The device is placed in alower segment wherein it is expected to face competition from the Chinese phones. However, at the given price range, it is one of the best phones for people who are looking for a decent phone at the confined budget. The powerful processor and amazing camera are one of the features that deserve special mention. The modest battery might be a drawback for some, but if you can ignore the battery aspect, the device is great at an affordable price.

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