HMD has announced three new Nokia smartphones. The Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 have an extended screen and receive a MediaTek-soc. There will also be a new budget model with Snapdragon 425-soc, the Nokia 2.1 running on Android Go.
Unlike its predecessor, the Nokia 5.1 does not have a Qualcomm-soc HMD switches to a variant of MediaTek, the MT6755S, or the Helio P10, with eight Cortex-A53 cores at 2GHz, the device gets 2GB ram and 16GB flash storage, which can be expanded with a micro-sd card.The Nokia 5.1 costs 199 euro.
HMD also gives the cheaper Nokia 3.1 an 18: 9 screen, but a 5.2 “- variant with an HD resolution of probably 1440×720 pixels. The casing of this device is made of aluminum and, like the more expensive Nokia 5.1, the screen is finished with Gorilla Glass by Corning. The Nokia 3.1 includes a MT6750N-soc from MediaTek, which has four A53 cores at 1.5GHz and four comparable cores at 1GHz.
Like the more expensive model, the device has 2GB of ram and 16GB of flash storage and a nfc chip. The camera on the back has a 13-megapixel resolution and the 5-megapixel camera on the front has a wide-angle lens. HMD will release the Nokia 3.1 for 149.
Both the Nokia 5.1 and the Nokia 3.1 are part of the Android One program. Nokia foresees the devices for two years of new Android versions and releases a security patch every month for three years
The new budget model, the Nokia 2.1 will run on Android Go. The device gets a Snapdragon 425-soc, which is newer and faster than the Snapdragon 212 from the Nokia 2 from the end of last year . The new model has a slightly larger 5.5 “screen, but the resolution has remained the same with 1280×720. New are stereo speakers at the front.The battery gets a capacity of 4000mAh, slightly less than the 4100mAh of the previous model, but according to HMD improves the battery life through optimizations.
The Nokia 2.1 has an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a 5-megapixel camera on the front.HMD has improved the camera with new autofocus.The device has 1GB ram and 8GB emmc- flash storage and costs 119 euros.
The three new Nokia devices will be released in the Benelux in August. Only versions with 2GB ram and 16GB flash storage will appear on Nokia 5.1 and 3.1
|Nokia 5.1||Nokia 3.1||Nokia 2.1|
|Screen||5, 5 “, 2160x1080p||5.2″, 1440x720p||5.5 “, 1280x720p|
|Soc||MT6755S  MT6750N||Snapdragon 425|
|Camera||16MP + 5MP front||13MP + 5MP front||8MP + 5MP front|
|Ram||2GB||2GB||1GB  Storage||16GB emmc||16GB emmc||8GB emmc|
|Operating system||Android One||Android One||Android Go|
|List price||€ 199||€ 149||€ 119|