INDIA, 11th October 2018 - HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the Nokia 3.1 Plus in India, a smartphone which goes big on content experiences thanks to its 6-inch HD+ display and a weekend busting two-day battery life1. The Nokia 3.1 Plus is the most affordable Nokia smartphone with a dual-camera and is the latest device to join the Android One family, delivering the best of Google with monthly security patches.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global says:
“We’ve gone big in a more accessible category to deliver premium experiences at exceptional value. The Nokia 3.1 Plus delivers a large display, dual camera, two-day battery life1 and the power of octa-core processors - all in an accessible package. And we’ve not stopped there. It is encased in a metal body with die cast metal interiors with the craftsmanship and attention to detail you expect from a Nokia smartphone. In short: we’ve gone big without you having to spend big.”
The Nokia 3.1 Plus delivers great viewing experiences in its category thanks to its 6-inch HD+ display and 18:9 aspect ratio, squeezing in more of your favourite newsfeeds, apps and videos making it ideal for content streams and social media. With its 3500mAh battery2 that lasts two days between charges1, the Nokia 3.1 Plus can effortlessly get you through your Netflix binges without needing a top-up.
Get professional style bokeh shots with dual rear cameras
Step up your photography game with crisp images with fast and accurate focus even in low light thanks to the 13MP Phase Detection Auto Focus main camera. The rear camera also includes a 5MP sensor for rear depth sensing imaging to let you take professional studio style shots with selectable bokeh blur and allow you to adjust blur even after the image has been taken. On the front there is an 8MP camera to make your selfies stand out. With its high quality dual camera photography and AI-accelerated experiences powered by the octa-core chipset, the Nokia 3.1 Plus makes premium photography features available at an accessible price point.
With the MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core processor’s balance of high performance and power efficiency, the Nokia 3.1 Plus delivers the power you need when you need it most, using fewer cores during basic tasks for optimal efficiency. The chipset also provides a boost during intensive tasks like watching videos to ensure a sustainable high performance and a consistently reliable experience.
Its precision fit, CNC-machined rear aluminium cover delivers a seamless, pure design and combines with a die-cast metal structure for impressive solidity. The Nokia 3.1 Plus’s matte, highly tactile finish with diamond cut detailing and curved 2.5D glass offers a precision crafted feel in the hand that you expect from a Nokia smartphone.
Pure, secure and up-to-date, reinforced with Android One commitment
The Nokia 3.1 Plus joins the comprehensive line-up of Nokia smartphones in the Android One family, delivering a high-quality experience endorsed by Google. Nokia smartphones with Android One offer great storage and battery life out of the box, but also comes pre-loaded with the very latest in AI-powered innovations developed by Google. The Nokia 3.1 Plus will receive three years of monthly security patches and two years of OS updates, as guaranteed in the Android One programme. This ranks the Nokia 3.1 Plus among the most secure phones out there and is kept always up-to-date with the latest Google services, including the Google Assistant and Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storage3.
Nokia 3.1 Plus ships with Android Oreo™ pre-loaded, so you’ll immediately be able to enjoy the latest and greatest features, including Google Lens, picture-in-picture for multitasking and Google Play. Discover and run new apps, while enjoying your phone life linger between charges thanks to Android One’s AI-powered battery-saving features that intuitively limit background usage.
The Nokia 3.1 Plus comes in Blue, White or Baltic, and is available in India from October in two variants - 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB. The two variants will be available for a global average retail price of 159€ and 179€, respectively.
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About HMD Global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.
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¹ Based on a real-life usage test by HMD Global. See more info at www.nokia.com/nokia3plus
² Battery has limited recharge cycles and battery capacity reduces over time. Eventually the battery may need to be replaced.
³ Free storage at high quality, requires Google account and internet connection.