HMD Global, today, has announced a strong lineup of new phones: Nokia 8.3 5G, Nokia 5.3, Nokia 1.3 and a revamped classic, Nokia 5310. The highlight of the announcement definitely remains the Nokia 8.3 which sports 5G tech, offers great hardware and is the first 5G phone from Nokia. Flanking Nokia 8.3 are Nokia 5.3 and Nokia 1.3 Android phones. Both phones come at affordable price-points and target different set of customers.
Dubbed as the first truly global 5G phone, Nokia delayed its 5G phone launch so that it can create a device which supports a wider range of 5G networks and fortunately the brand has been successful. Nokia 8.3 5G promises 5G roaming across various regions which will come as great news to customers who travel a lot and are looking to buy their next phone.
HMD Global Releases Nokia 8.3 5G, Nokia 5.3, Nokia 1.3, Nokia 5310
Nokia has shared some key details for the new phones which it thinks makes them stand out from the competing devices, read them right ahead.
Nokia 8.3 5G
A truly global, future-proof 5G Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 8.3 5G is designed to support multiple and evolving 5G network deployments, with support for both standalone and non-standalone 5G combinations, which operators are rolling out around the globe. Being the first smartphone to use the Qualcomm® 5G RF Front end module solution, as part of its Qualcomm® Modular Platform, the Nokia 8.3 5G condenses more than 40 different RF components into a single module, making it not only a global device but also a future-proof smartphone which is ready for the next step in 5G.
The Nokia 8.3 5G also comes with a powerful PureView quad camera with ZEISS optics, letting you capture it all. Debuting ZEISS Cinema capture and editor and bringing extraordinary low-light video recording with OZO audio, the Nokia 8.3 5G is the ideal smartphone for those who want to create without limits. The Nokia 8.3 5G will be ready for what’s next, being perfectly optimised for 5G – ensuring more people can enjoy the fast, reliable connectivity for streaming and gaming wherever they go. Inspired by Finnish roots, the Nokia 8.3 5G comes in Polar Night – a colour that takes inspiration straight from the arctic sky.
Featuring a number of Nokia smartphone firsts for phenomenal value, the Nokia 5.3 comes with a quad camera, the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 Mobile Platform and the signature two-day battery lifei. The AI-powered quad-camera helps capture the perfect shot no matter where you are, even in dim light, thanks to Night Mode. Wide-angle and macro lenses help you capture close-ups, or wide, scenic shots. And with its large 6.55” screen, the Nokia 5.3 helps make the most out of streaming your favourite shows and playing games all day long. The Nokia 5.3 has a durable yet stunning, Nordic-inspired design, comes with Android™ 10 and gives fans faster access to Google Assistant² via the dedicated button.
The Nokia 1.3 delivers modern technology and the brand-new Android 10 (Go edition) OS, at a more accessible price point than ever before. Being among the first smartphones launching with Camera Go, as well as low-light AI image fusion technology, Gallery Go and a bright HD+ edge-to-edge screen, the Nokia 1.3 lets you truly see it all whether you’re indoors or in the bright outdoors. One of the first phones to launch with Android 10 (Go edition), the Nokia 1.3 benefits from more speed, more security and millions of apps to get your day going. Plus, you will stay up to date and benefit from an experience that just keeps getting better with a device that will be ready for Android 11 (Go edition).
Reimagining the original Nokia 5310 Xpress Music, the Nokia 5310 brings with it an MP3 player³ and FM radio, combined with powerful, dual front-facing speakers letting you carry your favourite tunes with you on the go. The Nokia 5310 remixes classic design with a slick new feel and battery that’s built to last, keeping you connected day after day.
Pricing and availability
Here is a complete breakdown of all the pricing and availability details.
- The Nokia 8.3 5G is available globally starting in summer 2020 and comes in Polar Night for a global average retail price of 599 Euros for 6GB/64GB RAM/ROM and 649 Euros for 8GB/128GB storage options.
- The Nokia 5.3 is available globally starting in April and comes in Cyan, Sand and Charcoal with the 4GB/64GB RAM/ROM configuration priced at a global average retail price of 189 Euros.
- The Nokia 1.3 is available globally starting in April and comes in Cyan, Sand and Charcoal with a global average retail price of just 95 Euros.
- The Nokia 5310 will be available in White/Red and Black/Red, starting in March 2020 at a global average retail price of 39 Euros.
- HMD Connect BETA launches now through HMDConnect.com with a Starter Kit including the SIM card, up to 1GB of roaming data, taxes and shipping at the price of 19.95 Euros. The 14-day global data roaming plan starts from 9.95 Euros, with plan upgrades starting from 5 Euros.
- The 007 branded special edition Kevlar Case is available globally at the end of March at 19.99 Euros for the Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2