Nokia 5.1 and 3.1 unveiled with tall screens, new chipsets

HMD unveiled a trio of new devices today, upgrading its entry-level and mid-range offerings. Two are Android One phones, the third runs the lightweight Oreo Go edition. The models of Android One will receive software updates for two years and security updates for three years – that’s as much as most flagships get. Except these are budget-friendly phones.

Nokia 5.1

A huge upgrade over its predecessor, the Nokia 5.1 now features a FullHD+ (1,080 x 2,160 px) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a 40% faster chipset. The measure of IPS LCD is 5.5” in diagonal and is covered with 2.5D Gorilla Glass for protection. All that and the phone is 2 mm narrower than its predecessor.The body is milled out of a single block of 6000-series anodized aluminum.
This model has a new 16 MP camera on its back with Phase detection AF and a dual-tone flash.It has 8MP sensor and an 84.6° lens of selfie camera.
Connectivity includes a microUSB port to charge the 2,970 mAh battery, a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio and the expected Wi-Fi and Bluetooth goodies.
We can see this mobile in two versions – 2GB of RAM plus 16 GB storage or 3 GB / 32 GB (both have a microSD slot). It will be available globally from July starting at €189/$219. Color options are Copper, Tempered Blue and (a few weeks later) Black.

Nokia 3.1

The features of Nokia 3.1 an anodized metal chassis with a polycarbonate back like its predecessor. Unlike it, however, it uses a MediaTek 6750 chipset, which has double the number of Cortex-A53 cores – eight.

13 MP has been bumped by the main camera on the back .while the selfie cam is again an 8MP shooter with 84.6° lens.
The Nokia 3.1 will be available in June starting at €139/$159. The choice of colors include Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome and White/Iron.


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