Keeping up with its latest tradition of updating the last year’s devices, HMD Global has introduced the second generation of smartphones; Nokia 2 2018, Nokia 5 2018 and Nokia 3 2018 in the handset industry.

The company is calling the new smartphones Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 but for our ease of comparison lets just differentiate them based on the year of their launch.

Nokia 2 2018

Nokia 2 2018

Nokia 2 2018 is again the budget device by the Finish smartphone maker. It runs Android oreo (Go edition) and comes with 5.5 inches display as compared to the 5 inches screen in the 2017 variant.

The device also has 720 pixels screen resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. Just like its predecessor, the smartphone comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded via MicroSD card.

The chipset of the device also got upgraded from Snapdragon 212 to Snapdragon 425 but it will come with the same 5MP front and 8MP back cameras. Nokia 2 2018 will pack a 4000mAh battery a minor downgrade from the 4100mAh battery the company offered in the Nokia 2 2017.

The smartphone will be available from July in Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, and Gray/Silver color options. Following are the specifications of the device:

  • Display: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Storage: 8GB
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Back Camera:  8MP
  • Colors: Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, and Gray/Silver
  • Battery: 4000mAh
  • Operating System: Android Oreo (Go Edition)

Nokia 3 2018

Nokia 3 2018

Nokia 3 was another budget device introduced by HMD Global last year and now it has been upgraded to offer new and better features.

Just like Nokia 2018, the new Nokia 3 2018 also has a taller 5.2 inches display ads compared to the 5.0 inches display in the last year’s variant. The company has also upgraded its chipset from MTK 6737 to MediaTek 6750.

Nokia 3 2018 still features 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded via a MicroSD card. There is also a new 3GB RAM variant which comes with 32GB of internal storage this year and we hope the company launches it in Pakistan as well.

The main camera of the smartphone features a 13MP lens which is yet another upgrade while the front of the device still comes with an 8MP selfie snapper. It is an Android One device and packs a 2990mAh battery which is slightly bigger than the 2630mAh battery the company offered last year.

Nokia 3 2018 will be available from June in Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome, and White/Iron color options. Here are the specs of the new smartphone:

  • Display: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek 6750
  • Storage: 16GB or 32GB
  • RAM: 2GB or 3GB
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • Back Camera:  8MP
  • Colors: Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome, and White/Iron color
  • Battery: 2990mAh
  • Operating System: Android Oreo

Nokia 5 2018

Nokia 5

Thanks to the power of Twitter, we already knew that Nokia 5 2018 was in the works. The new smartphone comes with a huge upgrade over its predecessor. The device comes with 5.5 inches display as compared to the 5.2 inches display in the 2017 variant.

The smartphone features 1080 x 2160 pixels screen resolution with 18:9 aspect ratio. It has a faster MediaTek Helio P18 chipset as compared to the Snapdragon 430 processor in the last year’s device.

One of the welcome changes is the absence of capacitive buttons from the front while the fingerprint sensor has also moved to the back of the smartphone. Nokia 5 2018 has 16MP main camera while the front features an 8MP selfie snapper.

Like Nokia 3 2018, this smartphone will also come with either 2GB or 3GB RAM with 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. It packs a 2970mAh battery which is a minor downgrade from 3000mAH battery in the first generation Nokia 5.

The smartphone will be available globally from July this year in Copper and Tempered Blue colors while the Black variant will make a debut after a few more weeks.

  • Display: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P18
  • Storage: 16GB or 32GB
  • RAM: 2GB or 3GB
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Back Camera:  8MP
  • Colors: Copper, Tempered Blue, and Black
  • Battery: 2970mAh
  • Operating System: Android Oreo