Nokia 3 – A Visually-Pleasing Budget Phone
The Nokia brand is experiencing a resurgence in the phone market in 2017 after a three-year hiatus. To mark its return to the phone industry, Nokia Malaysia has three new devices to offer – the cheapest of the trio being the Nokia 3. Despite its affordable pricing, the phone boasts a flurry of commendable features.
The Nokia 3 is easily one of the best-looking budget phones on the market right now. It has a premium feel and great build quality considering its price point, making it look better than other models in the same price spectrum. Although the phone has a plastic back panel, it has a premium look and feel that makes it different from other plastic-clad devices.
This Nokia phone comes with a 5-inch display with a 720p x 1280p display resolution that is still capable of delivering sharp texts and pictures, sufficient for everyday phone functions. The display fits in your hand comfortably and all areas can be reached easily no matter how small your hands are.
Under the hood, this Nokia phone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 chipset coupled with 2GB RAM. It has 16GB worth of built-in internal storage that can be expended up to 128GB by using a MicroSD card. This combination of internal hardware delivers commendable performance, enabling it to handle day-to-day operations without hiccups.
For the Nokia 3, Nokia has worked closely with Google and this can be seen through its software. Out of the box, the Nokia 3 comes with stock Android, having only Google’s suite of apps installed and no bloatware. This is a plus point that cannot be seen on other phones in its price range.
Camera-wise, both the front and back shooters are 8 megapixels which provide decent photo quality. Its camera apps are well designed offers a wide selection of features to enhance the quality of your photos so that they can be shared on your favourite social networking site.
This Nokia phone features a 2,630mAh battery that can last through the day. You can get about three to four hours of screen time, which is adequate for daily phone usage.