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Nokia Launches New Line of Phones in the Philippines, Coming in April and May

Nokia has recently launched their new line of smartphone in the Philippines, which include the Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1, new Nokia 6, and the Nokia 8110 4G. The new devices were originally unveiled at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year.

“HMD Global is committed to continue the story of Nokia mobile, through the qualities that we first loved such as durability and innovation, designed to suit every need and style. With the new generation of Nokia Android smartphones and our classic but highly upgraded feature phone, we are proud to continue the Nokia mobile story, by giving the best mobile experiences across all price points. We are committed to bringing the best technology to everyone. The Nokia 1, with a familiar but refreshing design delivers all your 4G smartphone essentials with the latest Android Oreo (Go edition). The Nokia 7 plus is our flagship hero without the flagship price tag. This means ultimate design and craftsmanship is in the palm of your hand,” said Mr. Shannon Mead, Philippines Country Manager of HMD Global.

The Nokia 7 Plus is the company’s latest flagship. It features a 6-inch full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) 18:9 IPS display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, expandable storage support via microSD up to 256GB, and a 3800mAh battery. It’s also equipped with a 3.5mm audio jack, a USB Type-C port, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with ZEISS optics and a dual camera system composed of a 12-megapixel f/1.75 sensor coupled with a 13-megapixel f/2.6 sensor, both with ZEISS optics. The Nokia 7 Plus will be available in both Black/Copper and White/Copper color options.

Under the Nokia 7 Plus is the company’s latest mid-range smartphone, the new Nokia 6, which features a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor, up to 4GB of RAM, up to 64GB of internal storage, expandable storage support via microSD up to 128GB, and a 3000mAh battery. It also comes with a 16-megapixel f/2.0 rear camera with ZEISS optics and an LED flash, an 8-megapixel f/2.0 front-facing camera, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm audio port, and LTE connectivity. While the specific variant the company plans to release here has yet to be officially announced, the Nokia 6 comes in Black/Copper, White/Iron, and Blue/Gold color options.

The company’s latest entry-level smartphone, the Nokia 1, features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) IPS display, a MediaTek MT6737M 1.1GHz quad-core display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2150mAh battery. It also comes with 4G LTE connectivity, an FM radio, 3.5mm audio port, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The Nokia 1 comes in Warm Red and Dark Blue color options but the Xpress-on back cover can be easily exchanged for one of many soon-to-be-available designs.

The other budget phone that Nokia will also be releasing in the Philippines is their latest feature phone, the 8110 4G, which features a curved body and sliding cover for the keypad. It’s equipped with a 2.4-inch QVGA screen, a MediaTek MSM8905 dual-core 1.1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, expandable storage support via microSD up to 32GB, a 2-megapixel rear camera, and a 1500mAh battery. Like the Nokia 1, it’s also equipped with an FM radio, 3.5mm audio port, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The Nokia 8110 4G will be available in black and yellow color options.

Pricing and Availability

The Nokia 7 Plus will be available starting April 27 for an SRP of PHP21,990.00 while the Nokia 1 is now available for only PHP4,290.00. Lastly, the new Nokia 6 and Nokia 8110 4G will be coming to the Philippines in May 2018.