Karyn Cheong | May 18, 2018 | 0
Nokia is back with 4 new smartphones (including a new ‘banana phone’) for you to choose from!
On 11 May 2018, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced three new additions to its award-winning portfolio of Android smartphones – Nokia 7 plus, new Nokia 6 and Nokia 1 and the new Nokia 8110 in 4G.
HMD Global also announced it is to become the first global partner to have a full suite of devices selected into the Android One programme by Google.
In addition to these new Android smartphones, the iconic Nokia 8110 is reloaded, delivering 4G connectivity, apps including Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook and Twitter, and the return of the slider phone.
Nokie phones now reinforced with Android One commitment
The new Nokia smartphones – the Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6 – join the Android One family, offering a high quality software experience designed by Google. Each phone will stay fresh over time with the latest AI powered innovations to the highest grade of security from Google. With a pure Android installation, Nokia smartphones come with no unnecessary UI changes or hidden processes that would eat up battery life or slow them down so you can enjoy your new phone for longer.
Each of the new phones comes with a limited number of pre-installed apps so that you’ll get more storage space, as well as the latest innovations that help you stay ahead of the game every day.
By shipping with Android Oreo out of the box, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest features, including Picture-in-Picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to discover and run apps with minimal friction, 60 fantastic new emojis and battery-maximising features like limiting background app use.
Introducing three new Nokia Android smartphones and expansion of the portfolio:
Nokia 7 plus: the flagship hero for everyone
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Combining innovative optical hardware and imaging algorithms, the Nokia 7 plus captures moments into photos that are true to life. With enhanced Dual-Sight, dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for excellent performance in both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP camera that delivers 2x optical zoom for the moments when you wish you were closer.
To enable you to capture and enjoy more content for longer, the Nokia 7 plus is backed by the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 Mobile Platform. It’s been integrated for maximum performance and is optimised to extract every bit of juice from the already powerful 3800 mAh battery! The Nokia 7 plus delivers an amazing 2-day battery life.
Its gently curved back and slim edges give you a big-screen experience in a comfortable, neat package. The vivid 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 plus perfect for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment with more content in the same width as a traditional 5.5-inch display device.
Available in Black/Copper and White/Copper, the Nokia 7 plus will go on sale from 12 May 2018 at an RRP of SGD599.00 with GST.
The New Nokia 6: Nokia’s award-winning phone just got even better
Building on the success of its predecessor, the New Nokia 6 packs even more powerful performance and great new features in a more compact, durable body. Over 60% faster than its award-winning predecessor, it now offers enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, a more compact screen-to-body ratio, Nokia spatial audio and pure, secure and up-to-date Android Oreo™.
The New Nokia 6 combines a unibody, made from a solid block of 6000 series aluminium, with an 11-hour two-tone anodising and polishing process. And by uniting a sculpted 2.5D display with damage-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, the New Nokia 6’s compact and refined body is built to last.
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Nokia’s engineers have integrated the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 Mobile Platform to deliver fast and smooth performance alongside great day-long battery life.
Available in Blue/Gold, the New Nokia 6 will go on sale from 12 May 2018 at an RRP of SGD439.00 with GST.
Nokia 1: a complete Nokia smartphone experience, accessible to everyone
The Nokia 1 is a breakthrough in accessible technology, delivering smartphone essentials with the reassuring quality you expect of a Nokia phone and a refreshingly familiar design to fans around the world. Giving more people access to technology, it comes with Android Oreo™ (Go edition), a version of Android optimized for devices with 1GB RAM or less. The Nokia 1 is designed to be smooth and responsive, with full access to the Google Play™ Store so you can find all your favourite apps from WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram to mobile banking while also highlighting apps that are optimised for Android Oreo™ (Go edition).
Featuring the iconic ‘Nokia smile’ in a fresh new package, you can give your Nokia 1 a makeover thanks to the popular Xpress-on covers, available in a range of vibrant colours. Simply click on and off in seconds to express your personal style with these exchangeable covers. Each cover has been built with the same precision and attention to detail as the phone’s original cover.
Available in Warm Red and Dark Blue, the Nokia 1 will go on sale from end May at an RRP of SGD129.00 with GST.
For the Originals: Reloading Nokia 8110
Reloading the legendary Nokia 8110, this 4G feature phone comes complete with the iconic curved slider design.
With a familiar and easy to use interface, it features intuitive tactile mechanics, with slide to answer and end calls, as well as an addictive helicopter style spin on its axis. Nokia 8110 delivers crystal-clear VoLTE calling and is perfect for anyone who wants an iconic 4G feature phone or a companion phone.
With access to an app store, for favourites like Google Assistant, Google Search, Google Maps, Facebook and Twitter, send and receive emails or import your contacts and sync your calendar with Outlook and Gmail. To keep it running flawlessly, the Nokia 8110 features the Qualcomm® 205 Mobile Platform. And yes, it comes with a revamped version of Snake.
With two vibrant colours to choose from – Traditional Black and Banana Yellow – the Nokia 8110 will go on sale from end May and will retail at an RRP of SGD109.00 with GST.
To sum it all up:
Nokia 7 plus will be available from 12 May at an RRP SGD599.00 with GST.
New Nokia 6 will be available from 12 May at an RRP SGD439.00 with GST.
Nokia 1 will be available from end May at an RRP SGD129.00 with GST.
Nokia 8110 will be available from end May at an RRP SGD109.00 with GST.
The latest devices will be available through sole distributor A-Mobile at all M1 Shops, Courts, Challenger, Best Denki, Mustafa, Sprint Cass, Handphoneshop, 3Mobile and selected A-Mobile authorised retailers. These devices are also available online at LAZADA and Handphoneshop.com.