Nokia's first Android Phone: Nokia 3

06 March, 2017 | Nyakundi
Nokia's first Android Phone: Nokia 3

The new Nokia 3 is finally out in the market. This phone was released on February 2017 by HMD Global. Nokia 3 runs on android 7.0 Nougat out of Box. Now, this is certainly something good I find about this phone. It’s powered by Snapdragon 425 processor, 1.4 GHz Quad-Core, which of course is an averagely fast processor.The phone is highly recommended in the competitive market as it relatively cheap and considerately efficient.

Memory& Processor

The phone has got 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. In addition, it has got a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. Hence as you can observe keenly, the processor speed fit well with RAM. Thus, Nokia 3 can’t encounter delay as it has both great and recommendable internal storage, RAM and fast processor.

Physical design

The physical design of Nokia 3 is both attractive and irresistible. This phone is of a variety of colors (silver white, matte black, tampered Blue, Copper Wh). The phone has a dimension of 143.40mm high, 71.40mm width, and 8.48mm thick. It can take both single sim or dual sim.

Nokia 3

Screen / Display

This phone has a screen of 5.0’ display, for sure is a small screen display as compared to another phone . However is a still recommended screen display size for watching your videos on the phone or if you just fancy big screens. Nokia 3 is of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors which as you can observe can enable you to play HD video on your phone. In addition to, this phone has a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (294 PPI pixel density), Phon’ehence can give you a clear view of your images and other multimedia applicaPhone

Battery Life

This phone has unremovable phone battery of Li-Ion 2650 mAh, which can hold an electric charge for up to 12 hours talk time

Multimedia support

As noted Nokia 3 supports variety of multimedia that includes MP4/H.264 player MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, Photo/video editor and Document viewer which make it hot for all multimedia phone fans and those who find cool viewing their documents on phone .in addition to this phone has a clear sound with welcoming alert type e.g Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones and modified FM radio.


The phone has two cameras; front camera and rear camera .rear camera is of 13megapixel and 8-megapixel front shooter camera for selfies.With this powerful camera, pixels is no doubt this phone can give a clear picture that can be more attractive and welcoming.


Are you a network fun? if so don’t worry Nokia 3 allow a variety of communication framework. The phone support Connectivity options which include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Nokia 3 Smartphone is dual SIM ( both GSM) that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. The phone provides a variety of sensors which include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Nokia 3

Nokia 3 Pros & Cons

Nokia 3 Pros

  • It has got larger RAM
  • A large internal storage memory.
  • A longer battery life.
  • It is relatively cheap compared to other phones
  • Provides multimedia support
  • Relatively high resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels
  • It has a fast running processor
  • Provides variety of sensors Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope

Nokia 3 Cons

  • Small screen display size of 5 inch

Nokia 3 in a nutshell

Processor: 1.3GHz Quad-core

Memory: 16GB internal memory, 2GB RAM

Operating System: Android v7.0 Nougat

Screen Size: 5.0 inches

Camera: 8MP front camera and 13 MP rear camera

Type: 4G dual-sim Phone.

Approximate Price: $242

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