HMD Global, the home of Nokia smartphones, unveiled its latest lineup of devices for the Philippine market – the Nokia 8.1, 3.2, and 2.2.
Nokia 8.1 sports a 6.18″ FHD+ PureDisplay, and runs on a Snapdragon 710 along with up 4GB/6GB of RAM, and 64GB/128GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card.
It uses a combination of a 12MP and 13MP shooter at the back with OIS and Zeiss optics, and a 20MP front camera. It runs on Android 9 Pie, and packs a 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast-charging via a USB-C port. Other notable features include NFC, Bluetooth 5, and Nokia OZO surround sound capture.
Nokia 3.2 on the other hand, is a budget-oriented offering, and has a 6.26-inch HD+ display. Under the hood, a Snapdragon 429 is in charge of performance, and is backed by 2GB/3GB of RAM, and 16GB/32GB of expandable storage.
Unlike the 8.1, the 3.2 uses a single 13MP sensor at the back, along with a 5MP shooter up front. It also runs on Android 9 Pie, and houses a larger 4,000mAh battery.
The most affordable of the lot, Nokia 2.2, runs on a Helio A22, with content shown in a 5.71-inch HD+ display. It has 2GB/3GB of RAM, and 16GB/32GB of storage.
The device has a 13MP rear shooter, along with a 5MP front camera. It runs on Android 9 Pie and packs a 3,000mAh battery.
All three devices are part of the Android One program, which means they run with minimal to no bloatware, come with Google Assistant built-in, are designed with intelligent power management, can prioritize background activity for important apps, and last but not the least, are guaranteed to receive regular security updates.
Specifications and Pricing
|Nokia 8.1||Nokia 3.2||Nokia 2.2|
|Display||6.18″ FHD+||6.26″ HD+||5.71″ HD+|
|Processor||Snapdragon 710||Snapdragon 429||Helio A22|
|Rear Camera||12MP + 13MP||13MP||13MP|
|OS||Android 9||Android 9||Android 9|
|SRP||PhP19,990 (6GB + 128GB)||PhP7,990 (3GB + 32GB)||PhP5,990 (3GB + 32GB)|
|Nokia 2.2||Authorised Nokia resellers online|
Official Nokia mobile stores, kiosks, exhibits
|Nokia 3.2||Shopee Exclusive||Shopee discount voucher worth PhP1,000|
|Nokia 8.1||Lazada Exclusive||First 700 buyers can get a free PAL travel voucher worth PhP1,000 and special treatment card for after sales support.|
First 300 buyers are entitled for free shipping nationwide
All three devices will be available for purchase starting July 19, 2019.
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.