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HMD Global unveiled three budget smartphones mere hours before the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. These include the Nokia 1 Plus, Nokia 3.2, and Nokia 4.2. The list also included one feature phone – the Nokia 210. Nokia 4.2 The Nokia 4.2 isn’t a successor to a specific device. It is also the first Nokia to use the number 4 at the start of its model number. It’s a dual-glass smartphone with a plastic frame, which makes its build the most premium of the newly announced budget offers. The 4.2 packs a 5.71” HD TFT display with a waterdrop notch. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 439 chip, along with 2GB or 3GB RAM depending on the storage – 16GB or 32GB – both of which are expandable. At the back, it has a dual-camera setup with a 13MP f/2.2 shooter and a 2MP depth sensor. The…

HMD Global has recently announced the arrival of its newest budget offering for the Nokia brand. A smartphone that’s set to deliver a premium experience at a very competitive price point. Welcome, the Nokia 3.1 Plus. The Nokia 3.1 Plus comes in three colors – Blue, White and Baltic, and boasts a large 6-inch display with HD+ resolution. Under the hood is an octa-core Helio P22 processor, backed by 2GB/3GB of RAM, and 16GB/32GB of storage, and expandable with a microSD card. At the back of the device is a 13MP main shooter, augmented by a 5MP depth sensor for gorgeous looking bokeh shots. Its 8MP front snapper is also paired with an LED flash, for that needed illumination when there’s less than ideal lighting. The device is part of the Android One program, which means it’s guaranteed to get monthly security updates for 3 years, and updates to the…

Looks like the folks at HMD global are prepping up a number of surprises, as the company has just confirmed its MWC 2018 press conference, scheduled for February 25th, 2018. So what can we expect? given the scale of the event, we might be looking at devices across the entire spectrum: A new Flagship, and perhaps even a mid-range phone . Anyhow, the Nokia 9 is rumored to come with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, and feature a 5.3-inch Quad HD display. It’s may also be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. As for imaging, the device is also rumored to sport dual rear cameras with OIS, EIS, and 4K video recording, complimented by an 8MP or 12MP front camera. Whether all of this is true is something that we’ll have to find out at MWC 2018. Source:…

HMD is giving Nokia fans an upbeat treat this month, as every purchase of a Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8 from January 1 to 31, 2018 also comes with a FREE JBL Go Bluetooth Speaker! The promo is available for purchases made in authorized Nokia smartphone dealers nationwide, and in argomall.com. The Nokia 3 has a precision-machine aluminium frame that ensures exceptional build quality that is often unexpected from a phone at the budget segment. The Nokia 5 on the other hand,  is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor and hosts a 13MP camera with dual-tone flash.  Then there’s the Nokia 6 which boasts Dolby Atmos dual speakers complimented by a smart amplifier, Nokia’s current flagship, the Nokia 8, is equipped with 13MP front and rear cameras that can run simultaneously with the world’s  first dual-sight camera technology in collaboration with ZEISS optics. To top it off,…

In a recent tweet by IDC’s Francisco Jeronimo, it’s been revealed that 1.5M Nokia branded phones were sold in the first half of 2017. He also shared that according to IDC, the new 3310 is the star of the show, and is the best-selling phone in western Europe. Most of these units sold are most likely the Chinese variants of the Nokia 6, which was already available there since January. As such, the numbers for Q3 and Q4 will be even more interesting, as all of their announced smartphones including the Nokia 3,5, and 8 would be already available globally. In an interview last month, HMD CEO Pekka Ranata stated that Nokia has already sold millions of smartphones and feature phones, and that the demand even overwhelms the current manufacturing capabilities. Source: @fjeronimo on Twitter, Nokiamob.net