Nokia 3 is one of the new budget Android phone from Nokia. Nokia was once the top mobile phone company in Kenya. However, it lost the Kenyan market to Samsung, Tecno, Huawei and others over the past few years. Fortunately, Nokia lovers have something to smile about because the company is back to Kenya with a few models running on the Android platform.
The Nokia 3 smartphone is built for individuals looking for a high quality smartphones but they are on a budget. This phone has the usual Nokia design and it has a number of features that you may like.
The Key Features Of Nokia 3
- 5.0 inches screen
- Android v7.0 Nougat
- Quadcore 1.4GHz CPU
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- 8MP back camera
- 8MP front camera
- 2G,3G & 4G networks
- 2630mAh battery
Nokia 3 Price In Kenya
Nokia 3 Specifications Review
Design & Display
This phone looks just like the old Lumia phones. It is a good looking phone with a matte-finish polycarbonate back. This smartphones weighs 140 grams and it is only 7.5mm thick. This makes it really pocketable. Generally speaking, the Nokia 3 can be described as an attractive smartphone.
This smartphone comes with a 5.0 inch screen with 720p resolution. This is not bad for handset in its price range. It is has a fine display with a contrast ratio of 1119:1. On screen images are clear and punchy. It is easy to see the contents on the screen even in direct sunlight. The glass on the front side is fully laminated-to the LCD below it.
Performance & Battery
The performance profile of the Nokia 3 is the same as what you would expect in most phones in its price range. It comes with a quad-core processor clocking at 1.3GHz and 2GB of RAM. Yes, it is not the best performing smartphone under 15K, but it is a phone that you can run several of your apps on at the same time without worrying about lagging and slow performance. However, this is not one of those phones that you should buy if you want one that will allow you to play heavy games.
This phone comes with a 2630mAh battery. Battery life is good. This phone can easily take you through a day of moderate to heavy use after s ingle charge.
This smartphone comes with an 8 megapixels back camera and an 8 megapixels front facing camera. The rear camera captures 720p images. This camera provide decent performance in places with adequate light. The performance of both cameras is just what you would expect from budget phone. Their performance is not impressive, but better than the performance of many budget phones available in Kenya.
The Nokia 3 is a decent budget phone. It has a classy look and a very good display. Battery life is good. Unfortunately, it does not stand put from other smartphones in the budget range. It’s just another budget phone.
Nokia 3 Full Specs
|Dimensions||143.4mm x 71.4mm x 8.5mm|
|Body Material||Aluminum frame, plastic back|
|Size||5.0 inches (67.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Type||IPS-LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors|
|Resolution||720 pixels x 1280 pixels (294PPI)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Operating System||Android v7.0 Nougat, v7.1.2, upgradable to Android v8.0 Oreo|
|Processor||Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Micro SD Slot||Yes, up to 256GB|
|Features||f/2.0, geo-tagging, touch focus, autofocus, LED flash &720p@30fps video recording|
|Features||f/2.0, autofocus, 720p|
|Alert types||Vibration, ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.0, A2DP, LE|
|USB||microUSB v2.0, OTG|
|Talk-time||up to 10 hours|