Nokia 3 Hands On and Photo Gallery

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After a very long gap, the Finnish handset maker Nokia made a huge come back here at the ongoing MWC 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. As promised, Nokia in tie with HMD global introduced Nokia 3 smartphone powered by Android OS. Here is the closer look at the very same smartphone.

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Launched under budget segment, the Nokia 3 sports a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display with a brightness of 450 nits. This phone features a polycarbonate body rather than metal. It has a 8MP autofocus front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1.12um pixel size. On the top right, we have a Nokia branding as well.

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Turning back, the Nokia 3 has a 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size. As you can see, it has the Nokia branding etched at the middle.

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On the left side, we have a SIM slot (Single/dual) on the top and a dedicated MicroSD card slot just below it.

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The bottom side of the phone houses a speaker grill, standard USB port and a primary microphone. If observed closely, there is a dual antenna band on both sides.

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Moving on to the top, it has a 3.5mm audio jack, a secondary microphone and antenna bands as well.

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Just like other Android smartphones, the right side of the Nokia 3 has a Volume rocker button and a power/lock button just below it.

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The Nokia 3 runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS out of the box. This smartphone measures 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.48 mm in thickness.

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In terms of hardware, the Nokia 3 is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor clocked at 1.3GHz with Mali T720 MP1 GPU taking care of graphic department.

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The phone supports connectivity options including Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Bluetooth, WiFi and NFC. It is juiced with 2650mAh battery without any fast charging technology.

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The Nokia 3 comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory which can be further expandable up to 128GB through microSD card.

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The Nokia 3 comes in Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue and Copper White colors and starts at 139 Euros (US$ 146 / Rs. 9780 approx.). It will go on sale globally starting from Q2 2017.

Vigneshwar contributed to this post

Author: Sandeep Sarma

Sandeep Sarma is a blogger and a freelance photographer. Apart from gadgets and phones, he also has a passion for movies and cars. He currently uses the S7 Edge as his main phone. Catch him on twitter at @sandeep9sarma