Bring in the Budget Devices: HMD Global Just Unveiled Four New Budget Devices —The Nokia 210, 1 Plus, 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2.

With so many smartphones in the market today, choosing one can be a daunting task and HMD Global just made the task a tad bit difficult.
The company unveiled 4 new budget devices.

Now, for those who still don’t mind using a Java-based feature phone in 2019, you have the Nokia 210.

The handset runs Nokia’s Series 3O+ and has an app store to download games and apps. As for connectivity, the company claims that it offers dual SIM support, although the SIM cards can support only 3G network speeds. Other features include a rear camera with LED flash, a torchlight, FM Radio, 4MB RAM, 16MB ROM, and FM radio. Lastly, a removable 1,020mAh battery with up to “22 days” standby time fuels the device. It will be available in Red, Grey, and Black colors.

Did I mention that this comes with Snake preinstalled?

As for the cost, Nokia is pricing this at $35 which is about N12,000+

Next in line is the Nokia 1 Plus, which is a budget Android Pie (Go edition) device that features a 5.45-inch 18:9 display, removable back cover with a replaceable battery, and is thinner than last year’s model.

 



Nokia 1 Plus specs
A 5.45-inch IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio
8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus
5-megapixel front camera with beautification mode for selfies
Polycarbonate body with 3D Nanotextured pattern
Runs Android 9 Pie, Go Edition
Micro-USB for charging and file transfer
1.5GHz quad-core MT6739WW processor
8GB or 16GB of storage
1GB of RAM
2,500-mAh battery
Blue and red color options
As for the price,  the 1 Plus costs $100 —N36,000 for the 8GB version, and $110 (N39,600) for the 16GB variant.

Then we have the Nokia 3.2 and 4.2, both phones feature a teardrop-shaped notch AI battery technology. Asides from that, you are going to get 2 new signature experiences. For one, Nokia has integrated the notification light into the power button, you also a dedicated Google Assistant button that quickly launches the voice assistant.

As the most expensive phone of the group, the Nokia 4.2 features two cameras on the back, a 13-megapixel standard camera and a 2-megapixel camera that senses depth.

It also features a fingerprint sensor and NFC for authorizing digital payments on Google Pay.

Nokia 3.2 specs
6.26-inch display with 19:9 aspect ratio
13-megapixel rear camera
5-megapixel front camera
Android 9 Pie One
Power button includes notification light that pulsates for new notifications
Snapdragon 429 processor
2GB or 3GB of RAM
4,000-mAh battery
Nokia 4.2 specs
A 5.71-inch HD display with 19:9 aspect ratio
13-megapixel rear camera with a secondary 2-megapixel depth camera
8-megapixel front camera
Android 9 Pie One
Snapdragon 439 processor
16GB of 32GB of storage
2GB or 3GB of RAM
3,000-mAh battery
Black and pink color options
The Nokia 4.2 will be available to buy starting from April for a global average retail price of 169USD (N60,000) for the 2/16 variant and 199USD for the 3/32 (N71,000). While the Nokia 3.2 will be available to buy in early May for a global average retail price of 139USD (N50,000) for the 2/16 variant and 169USD (N60,000+) for the 3/32
So, which of these budget devices from Nokia got you feeling this way:

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