HMD Global has announced two budget-friendly smartphones, the Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4. The Nokia 2.4 has arrived as the successor to the Nokia 2.3 that debuted in December last year, whereas the Nokia 3.4 replaces the older Nokia 3.2 smartphone went official back in February last year.
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HMD Global has also announced global availability of the Nokia 8.3 5G, which was launched back in March this year. In addition, the company has announced the Nokia Power Earbuds and Nokia Portable Wireless Speaker.
Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 specifications and features
The Nokia 2.4 features a large IPS LCD panel measuring 6.5-inches. The waterdrop notch display offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1,600 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The modest Helio P22 chipset is present under the hood of the device with up to 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
The company claims that the 4,500mAh battery of the Nokia 2.4 can last for up to 2 days on a single charge. It has a front-facing 5-megapixel camera. At the rear, it features a vertical dual-camera module that houses a 13-megapixel main lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The Nokia 3.4 on the other hand features a a 6.39-inch IPS LCD screen with a punch-hole design. It supports Full HD+ resolution of 720 x 1,560 pixels, an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, and 400 nits of brightness. The Snapdragon 460 mobile platform is present under the hood of the Nokia 3.4. The phone ships with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage.
The Nokia 3.4 has a 4,000mAh battery that promises 2 days of battery life on a single charge. It has a front-facing 8-megapixel camera and a circula camera module on its back. The rear cameras comprise a 13-megapixel main sensor, a 5-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 are Android One smartphones running on a stock version of Android 10 OS. The company will be providing these phones with two years of software upgrades and three years of monthly security updates. These phones have a few features in common including a dedicated hardware key for summoning the Google Assistant, 10W charging, a microSD card slot, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and a 3.5mm audio jack. The Nokia 3.4 features a USB Type-C port, while the Nokia 2.3 sticks to the micro-USB standard.
Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 pricing and availability
The Nokia 2.4 comes in two variants – 2GB RAM + 32GB storage and 3GB RAM + 64GB storage. It is priced starting at €119 (~Rs 10,200) in Europe and it can be purchased in colours like Fjord, Dusk, and Charcoal. The handset will be available for purchase in global markets from early September.
The Nokia 3.4 comes in three variants, 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, 3GB RAM + 64GB storage, and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and it has a starting price of €159 (~Rs 13,700). The Nokia 3.4 will be hitting global markets in early October.