Nokia’s newest entry-level handsets are finally here. Meet the Nokia 2.1 and 3.1. Sounds familiar?  of course. These are actually updated versions of the Nokia 2 and Nokia 3.

The Nokia 2.1 has a 5.5-inch HD+ display, and is powered by a Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor, along with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable storage.

At the back of the device is an 8MP sensor, while the front houses a 5MP sensor.  It runs on Android Oreo Go Edition, which is specifically designed for budget devices. It packs a massive 4,000mAh battery. Not bad for a budget device right?

The Nokia 3.1 has a 5.2-inch screen, also with HD+ resolution, and a MediaTek MT6750 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of expandable storage.

At the back of the device is a 13MP rear camera, complimented by an 8MP front snapper. It also runs on Android Oreo, and is a member of the Android One Program. It packs a smaller 2,990mAh battery.

Pricing and Availability

The Nokia 2.1 comes in Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, and Gray/Silver and will retail for PhP5,990. The Nokia 3.1 on the other hand, comes in Black/Chrome, and will retail for PhP9,990.  Both will be available in stores starting August 29.

You may pre-order the Nokia 3.1 from August 15 to 26 through Nokia Mobile Stores and MemoXpress. Those who pre-order will get a FREE JBL Go speaker. For more details, click here. Both can also be availed via Home Credit’s 6-month installment period at 0% interest.

 Nokia 2.1Nokia 3.1
ProcessorSnapdragon 425 (Quad-Core)MT6750N (Octa-Core)
Storage8GB (Expandable)32GB (Expandable)
Display5.5" HD+ 16:95.2" HD+ 18:9
Rear Camera8MP13MP
Front Camera5MP8MP
OSAndroid Oreo Go EditionAndroid 8.0 (Android One)




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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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