Nokia enhanced its portfolio of Nokia Android smartphones by adding Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 3.1 offering secure and up-to-date Android experience with Android One and Android Go, combined with the premium design from a Nokia.
Sanmeet Singh Kochhar, General Manager – Middle East, HMD Global, said: “We are thrilled to see Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 3.1 available in the market. We are enhancing our range of phones that matches our consumers’ needs through delivering larger screens, processor upgrades and offering up to 50% higher performance without compromising the balance with power consumption. In addition to those improvements, our newly launched phones continue to offer the Finnish design with fantastic craftsmanship that is expected from any Nokia phone.Nokia 5.1: A timeless classic refined
Nokia 5.1 comes with a higher resolution 5.5-inch Full HD+ display in 18:9 aspect ratio, making watching your favourite content – be it browsing the web, watching your favourite shows, sharing funny memes or gaming – a delightful experience.
Powered by a 2.0 GHz MediaTek Helio P18 octa-core processor, Nokia 5.1 delivers a smoother all-round performance that is 40% faster and more powerful than the previous generation so you can create, edit and multitask effortlessly. You can capture more detail of what matters in your life with its upgraded 16MP rear camera with phase detection auto-focus and wide-angle front camera. Nokia 5.1’s fingerprint sensor has been relocated to the back of the phone so you can unlock it with your index finger or leave your wallet at home as you pay securely and easily with NFC through Google Pay .
The new Nokia 5.1 will come in three classic colours: Copper, Tempered Blue and Black (available a few weeks later); one storage/RAM option: 2GB/16Gb, and will be available starting 26th July 2018 at a price of AED 689.Nokia 3.1: The perfect harmony of materials and performance
Nokia 3 has been the most successful model in the line-up of Nokia smartphones and it runs on MediaTek 6750, an octa-core chipset, giving you twice the processor cores and a 50% performance boost on the previous generation so your phone can keep up with you. Featuring an upgraded 13MP main camera with auto focus, Nokia 3.1 captures the memories that you’ll want to relive over and over. Thanks to its full set of sensors usually only found on premium phones, the Nokia 3.1 lets you make the most out of popular AR apps like Pokémon Go, pay securely and easily with NFC on Google Pay1 and capture the whole scene with panoramic imaging.
The new Nokia 3.1 will come in three colours: Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome and White/Iron; two storage/RAM options: 2GB/16GB, 3GB/32GB, and will be available starting 21 June 2018 at a price of AED 519 (2GB/16 GB) and AED 619 (3 GB/32 GB).
Anne Laurenson, Director, Android Partnerships at Google, says: ”People all over the world look for smartphones that fit their needs and Android’s mission has always been to bring the power of computing to everyone. Part of that is ensuring a great experience across the broadest range of devices. We have worked closely to combine Google’s latest software innovations with HMD Global’s expertise in quality hardware, so the Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 3.1 can bring the smart, secure, and simply amazing Android One experience to everyone.’