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Nokia 3 at Rs 9,499: Key features of Nokia's first Android phone in India

This is the first Android-backed Nokia smartphone to go on sale in India

Khalid Anzar  |  New Delhi 

Nokia 3
Nokia 3

The 3, the youngest in Global’s current line-up of smartphones and the first device on Google’s platform in India, is now available at the country’s offline retail channels. Priced at Rs 9,499, the smartphone is the company’s ‘offline-exclusive’ offering, so you cannot officially buy it at any e-commerce platform.

First unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) along with the 5, 6 and 3310 in February, the 3 smartphone was officially launched in India along with the other three phones on June 13.

The 3 smartphone sports a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720p) screen, protected with Gorilla Glass. It is powered by MediaTek MT6737 quad-core processor that features the Mali-T720MP2 graphic processor. The device has a 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128 GB using microSD card, and a 2GB RAM.

In terms of camera, the smartphone sports an 8-megapixel (MP) snapper each on the front and rear. It is powered by a 2,650 mAh battery and supports USB OTG as well.

Here are the key features of the 3:
  • Sculpted polycarbonate back, wrapped in a premium-quality machined anodised aluminium frame for an optimum balance of feel and durability
  • A bright 5-inch HD 2.5D fully laminated and polarized IPS display that gives crisp images and great visibility, even in bright sunlight
  • Quad-core processor with 2 GB RAM for effortlessly smooth performance and LTE 4G connectivity for smooth uninterrupted music and video streaming.
  • An 8MP autofocus rear camera with flash and 8MP autofocus 84-degree wide-angle front camera for great pictures
  • Clean, clutter-free Nougat out of the box bringing the latest features like Doze to make your battery last longer
  • Regular software updates to keep your phone up-to-date, safe and secure

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