New Nokia Android Phone Nokia 3 Review

Nokia launched its 3 new Android smartphones in India last month. Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are the new models by Nokia. These are the first smartphones to be launched in India after Lumia Series. This is the opportunity to Nokia lovers to have a Nokia  phone in hand once again.

All three these smartphones come in the budget smartphone category. Nokia 6 is available at between Rs.15000 to Rs. 16000 while Nokia 5 between Rs. 12,000-13,000 on Amazon. Nokia 3 is the cheapest among the three is priced between Rs. 9,000-10,000.

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In this article we brings you the review of Nokia 3 phone. See how Nokia 3 fares as comparison to its counterparts in this segment.

Design

The look of Nokia 3 is similar to typical Nokia Lumia series.Nokia 3 has a sculpted polycarbonate body at the back with metallic frames in sides which gives it a good look. The phone feels good in hands and is comfortable to hold and use. Overall design quality is good. Nokia 3 is available in Black, Brown, White, Blue, Silver colours.

Display

The phone has a 5-inch HD IPS LCD display with 2.5D corning Gorilla glass protection. The The screen has excellent colors and brightness. Also the viewing angles are descent. The Nokia 3 has a better screen for watching videos as compared to other phones in the segment.

Processor and OS

The phone is powered by a 1.3GHz, Quad-core Mediatek MT6737 Processor with 2GB RAM. It features a neatly integrated Android Nougat 7.0 processor. The phone works well in day to day usage but slow down a bit when the multitasking with lots of apps is done. Having Polycarbonate back, it doesn’t get heated much even after using for GPS navigation and long gaming sessions.

Camera

Nokia 3 has a 8 megapixel camera in the front and rear. The rear camera features a f2.0 aperture with LED flash. It works good in good light and the autofocus works flawlessly. The images taken in good light has good details and very low noise in corners. But he results in low lights are not that good. The autofocus take a little long time. The images taken in low light lacks in detail and has noise all over.

The 8 megapixel front camera also has autofocus and 84° field of view. But again the quality of front camera is not very much convincing.

Gaming

Nokia 3 is able to handle light games with ease but cause some lag on heavy graphic games like need for speed.

Battery

Nokia 3 has a 2630 mAh battery. It lasts in 18 hours of heavy usage, which is way less than the other phones of this segment.

Other Specification

Nokia 3 has dedicated SIM and microSD card slot which is good. It doesn’t feature a fingerprint scanner which is not a big issue in this price segment.

Pros

 Cons

  • Good Solid Design
  • Stock Android experience
  • Dedicated slots for SIM and microSD card
  • Autofocus front camera
  • Average overall performance
  • No fingerprint sensor
  • Average Camera quality
  • Average battery backup

Having average overall performance. this phone is good for new smartphone users or the ones who value and trust Nokia brand. Nokia 3 is available from Rs 9,449.

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