HMD Vibe Launched in the US, A Budget-Tier Device

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Human Mobile Devices (HMD) Global is announcing its first HMD-branded smartphones which is the HMD Vibe and is now available in the US.

HMD Vibe: A Budget-Friendly Phone

Nokia’s budget smartphone features a Snapdragon 680 processor, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, 4GB virtual RAM, and support for a microSD card up to 512GB. It has a 4,000mAh battery that lasts two days.

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The phone has a 6.56-inch HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 450 nits brightness. It has two rear cameras, a 13MP main camera, a 2MP depth camera, and a 5MP selfie camera, supporting HDR and AI imaging.

You won’t have to worry too much about protecting this device. It has an IP rating of 52, which means it’s dust-protected and can handle direct sprays up to 15 degrees from the vertical.

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In addition to all of this, the phone includes Bluetooth 5.0, 4G connectivity, and a biometric face unlock feature.

The Vibe will be available in the US in May for USD150 (around PHP 8,700)

Specs of the HMD Vibe

  • Chipset – Snapdragon 680
  • RAM –  6GB
  • Storage – 128GB 
  • Display – 6.56-inch HD+ IPS LCD 90Hz refresh rate 
  • Battery – 4000mAh 10W charging
  • Rear Camera
    • 13MP main camera
    • 2MP depth sensor
  • Front Camera – 5MP
  • Color/s – Black and Blue


  • What are the key specifications of the HMD Vibe?
    • The device comes with a Snapdragon 680 processor, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, a 6.56-inch HD+ display, dual rear cameras, and a 4,000mAh battery with 10W charging support.
  • What durability features does the HMD Vibe offer?
    • The phone comes with an IP52 rating, providing dust protection and resistance to direct sprays up to 15 degrees from the vertical. This ensures durability and longevity, making it suitable for daily use in various environments.
  • When and where will the HMD Vibe be available, and what is its price?
    • The HMD Vibe is set to be available in the US in May and will retail for USD 150.


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