Nokia 3.1 review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Nokia 3.1

Nokia 3.1
  • Display

    5.2 inches


  • Storage

    16GB

  • Battery size

    2,990 mAh

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The Nokia 3.1 upgrades the design of the earlier Nokia 3, but the end result is lacking in performance and battery power.

The good

  • Android One
  • Nice physical design

The bad

  • Poor camera
  • Mediocre performance
  • Middling battery life


Design

  • Modern, classic style
  • 18:9 display
  • Old microUSB charging

Camera

  • Average camera, even by budget standards
  • Slow performance
  • Loss of detail in low light

Performance

  • Processor upgraded to Mediatek MT6750
  • Android One an improvement
  • Overall poor performance in class

Battery life

  • Poor battery performance

Verdict

  • Clear improvement over Nokia 3, but otherwise not worth it

Nokia 3.1: Pricing and availability

The Nokia 3.1 retails in Australia for $249 outright.

Buy the Nokia 3.1

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Nokia's simple but affordable Nokia 3.1 features a refined design and the guarantee of two years' worth of software upgrades via Android One.

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Nokia 3.1: Alternatives

The good news is that there's plenty of competition in the budget space, including phones such as the Motorola Moto G6 Play or Motorola Moto E5, Huawei's Nova 3e or Alcatel's range of lower-cost phones.

Buy the Huawei Nova 3e

Buy the Huawei Nova 3e from Amazon AU

Huawei puts the impressive design of its flagship phones into a more affordable device with the Nova 3e.

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Nokia 3.1 specs

Display

Camera

Physical dimensions

Connectivity

Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5.2 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI) 310
Rear camera megapixels 13MP
Rear camera aperture size f/2.0
Video recording 1080p
Front camera megapixels 8MP
Front camera aperture size f/2.0
Dimensions 146.3mm x 68.7mm x 8.7mm
Weight 138.3g
NFC Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Network category speed Category 4
Processor Mediatek MT6750
RAM 2
Operating system Android 8
Internal storage

16GB

External storage support Up to 16GB
Battery capacity 2,990mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor No
Water resistance N/A
Wireless charging No

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