Yes, we’re talking about the return of the most notable mobile phone brand of all time, our beloved Nokia. Despite its massive success years ago, iPhone came along and ruined everything for the Finnish company, stripping away its title as the world’s dominant mobile maker.
While Nokia stopped making phones a while back, thankfully, HMD Global, a Finnish outfit made of former employees, has received rights to the name and design. Today, the mobile manufacturer has unveiled its first smartphone range, comprising of Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 alongside the iconic Nokia 3310.
The original 3310, first released 17 years ago, has gained immense popularity as internet meme and retains a special place in the hearts of a certain generation who remember its week-long battery life, interchangeable fascias as well as the legendary myth that the mobile phone can actually kill dogs/birds.
The second coming isn’t near, it’s already here. A classic re-imagined, the new Nokia 3310 is thin, light and incredibly durable, boasting 22-hour talk-time and month long stand-by mode. The new mobile phone which retails at RM239, comes in sleek modern polycarbonate casing, with vibrant colour choices of Warm Red, Yellow, Dark Blue and Grey. Get hooked once again on the original mobile gaming hit Snake, all on a single charge.
Nokia 3 is designed to deliver an outstanding experience with unprecedented value. It features a precision machined aluminium frame forged out of a single piece of aluminium, offering exceptional structural integrity and protection where it counts.
The smartphone is equipped with 4G LTE connectivity, a fully laminated 5″ IPS display without air gap and sculpted Gorrila Glass, topped with seamlessly integrated 8MP wide aperture cameras (front and back). Priced at RM599, Nokia 3 is simply the best option for an Android phone if you’re on a tight budget. It’s available in four distinct colours, Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper.
Meanwhile, Nokia 5 has been precisely engineered out from a single block of 6000 series aluminium that flows seamlessly into the laminated 5.2″ IPS HD display with sculpted Gorilla Glass. It features a groundbreaking innovation in antenna design, with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 powering the mobile platform to deliver excellent battery life and improved graphics performance.
Additional features include a 13MP phase detection auto focus rear camera with dual tone flash and an 8MP, 84-degree wide angle front facing camera to squeeze even more scene into your selfie with excellent sunlight and low light screen visibility. Nokia 5 is priced at RM799, available in Matte Black, Tempered Blue and Silver.
Now this is a game-changer. The all new Nokia 6 combines superior craftsmanship with immersive audio experience by featuring Dolby Atmos smart audio amplifier with dual speakers, allowing customers to experience deep bass and unmatched clarity.
With outstanding colour reproduction, the sleek smartphone has a fully laminated display stack which delivers excellent sunlight readability without compromising the slim form. Powered by Qualcomm Adreno 505 graphics processor and Snapdragon 430 mobile platform, Nokia 6 strikes the perfect balance between performance and power consumption. Available in Matte Black, Silver, Copper and Tempered Blue, the smartphone retails at RM999 each.