During the Mobile World Congress 2019, HMD Global’s Nokia brand took the wraps off its latest super-budget smartphone – Nokia 3.2. Apparently, the smartphone stays within the Android One Project Nokia and Google has had to go on for a while. In fact, it is the follow-up to the Android One powered Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 3.1 Plus.
Where to Buy Nokia 3.2
Nokia 3.2 Key Specs and Features
- 6.26-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (269 ppi)
- Android 9 Pie OS (Android One)
- Quad-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
- 2GB RAM / 3GB RAM
- 13MP Rear Camera
- 5MP Front Camera
- 16GB / 32GB Internal Storage, up to 256GB Memory Card
- 4G LTE
- 4,000mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
Nokia 3.2 presents itself as a lightweight smartphone encapsulated in plastic material.
Its lightness is quite revealing in its 181g weight. More so, the phone is really slim and portable, partly contributed by its 8.6mm thickness.
Waterdrop notch stays on top of the 6.26-inch IPS LCD touchscreen. This enormous display arena is complemented by 19:9 aspect ratio and 720 x 1520 pixels resolution. Back to the notch, a frontal camera and earpiece are located to carry out their respective roles.
Battery and Camera
A generous 4,000mAh battery serves as the powerhouse of this android phone. According to Nokia, the phone can last for two days with this juice in place.
That way, you can watch movies and play games with fewer worries. Fast Charge 10W even makes the device more adorable to use.
Using the Nokia 3.2 to capture images won’t turn you to a professional photographer but it sure does a moderate job.
Without tweaking its camera settings, the 13MP back camera coughs out good pictures you can boast of to your folks. On the reverse, selfies of average quality are produced by the 5MP shooter.
Hardware and Software
Even with the smartphone’s status in the market, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SoC makes a good deal. Its Quad-core Cortex-A53 clock at 1.8GHz to run operations efficiently.
To fine-tune graphics on the phone, the Adreno 504 GPU got mounted on the chip. The Android One version of Android 9.0 Pie OS comes out of the box.
Memory-wise, there are two models of this device – 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM and 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. And there’s also the expandability of both versions to 400GB with the aid of a memory card. However, the higher variant features a fingerprint sensor while the other doesn’t.
Nokia 3.2 Price and Availability
Nokia 3.2 price in Nigeria starts at around 39,000 Naira at retail outlets depending on your location. Price in Kenya starts at around 11,000 KSh.
Nokia 3.2 is available in colours Black, Steel. You can buy at leading online stores and retail outlets.
Nokia 3.2 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Nokia 3.2:
- Platform: Android 9.0 Pie OS (Android One)
- Processor: Quad-core 2.0GHz ARM Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
- GPU: Adreno 504
- Memory: 2GB/3GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Steel
- Dimension: 159.4 x 76.2 x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 181g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.26-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1520 x 720 pixels (269 PPI)
- Screen Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 720p [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
- Front Camera: 5MP camera, 480p [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 16GB/32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 400GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/5.76 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4,000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes