HMD Global has just released in the local market new Nokia smartphones powered by Android One, a the near stock version of Android OS.
With the promise of pure, secure and up-to-date Android, the new lineup of Nokia smartphones includes the the Nokia 2.2, Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 8.1.
They feature sophisticated AI-powered low-light imaging and fast access Google Assistant at the lowest price point yet (the Nokia 2.2); massive screen and two-day battery life in an affordable yet premium package (the Nokia 3.2); and flagship calibre imaging with ZEISS Optics, PureDisplay screen technology and accelerated performance to the value flagship segment (the Nokia 8.1).
The new Nokia smartphones will be available through exclusive offers on Lazada and Shopee.
Sancho Chak, HMD Global, General Manager for Philippines, Hong Kong and Macau, said the new Nokia smartphones feature “accelerated performance, designs that are made with precision and are of the highest standards, and the latest AI advances, including fast access to Google Assistant.”
“Running on pure, secure and up-to-date Android 9 Pie reinforced with Android One, these smartphones uphold HMD Global’s commitment to phones that just keep getting better, made accessible through our online retail partners at irresistible price points.”Nokia 2.2 with advanced AI features
Nokia 2.2 with advanced AI features
With a retail price of Php5,990, the Nokia 2.2 delivers sophisticated AI-powered low-light imaging and Google Assistant at the press of a button. It gives you the latest full Android experience on a 5.7-inch screen with a discreet selfie-notch.
In addition, the Nokia 2.2 is Android Q ready and will receive two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates.
With sophisticated AI, the Nokia 2.2 can take detailed photos even in tricky low-light conditions with its camera, which can snap multiple images simultaneously through advanced algorithms to create a single image with more light, greater detail and less noise. HDR photography also allows the Nokia 2.2 to capture vivid colours with greater dynamic range in every shot.
The Nokia 2.2 comes with biometric face-unlock feature, while its Google Lens lets you search what you see by pointing the camera lens at what you are looking at—a product of interest or an artwork.
The Nokia 2.2 features an edge-to-edge display with a discreet selfie-notch, maximising screen surface whilst maintaining a pocketable form factor.
Its display, with 400nits brightness, allows for a more vivid viewing experience. All these come powered by the quad-core MediaTek A22 CPU chipset, which is designed to deliver battery optimisation so your phone lasts the entire day.
Nokia 3.2: big HD display and two-day battery
The Nokia 3.2 combines the biggest HD+ display with Nokia’s signature two-day battery life powered by the latest Android 9 Pie experience.
It has an Adaptive Battery feature introduced in Android 9 Pie that manages background applications using AI, learning from user behaviour to know when to throttle or increase power for specific apps or processes. It also features an impressive 6.26” HD+ display.
Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 mobile platform and available with up to 3GB RAM/32GB ROM configuration, the Nokia 3.2 will get through tasks with ease. It is also among the first Nokia smartphones to include a notification light in which the power button comes to life to alert you of notifications so you know when to unlock your phone and check your apps.
Premium features on the Nokia 3.2 include face unlock, exclusive Google Assistant actions to open apps quicker such as launching the camera app through a verbal command.
Nokia 8.1: flagship experience within reach
The Nokia 8.1 belongs to Nokia mobile’s value flagship range. It is also the first Nokia smartphone to receive Android Q update.The Nokia 8.1 features extraordinary imaging achieved by its highly sensitive, industry-leading camera sensor, ZEISS Optics and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).
It delivers enhanced viewing experience even in bright sunlight with its Proprietary PureDisplay screen technology with HDR 10 support along with highly accurate colour reproduction. Its chipset ensures smooth performance for up to two days on a single charge.
The Nokia 8.1’s great low-light imaging performance comes from its 12MP main camera with ZEISS Optics that has an industry-leading 1/2.55=inch super-sensitive sensor with large 1.4 micron pixels for precise light capture.
It also has twice the AI power, thanks to a multi-core AI engine that employs a brand-new architecture for efficient performance. Its Qualcomm aptX audio support also means music lovers can enjoy high-quality sound wirelessly over Bluetooth.
The Nokia 8.1 features two-tone design is augmented with a dual anodising process with diamond cut edges.Its stunning 6.18-inch Full HD+ edge-to-edge display is housed within a beautifully refined and neat footprint.
The Nokia 2.2, Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 8.1 come with Android 9 Pie out of the box and are all Android Q ready. These Nokia smartphones also join the comprehensive lineup of the Android One family, which means they deliver the latest Android innovations and software experiences. With Android One, you can get great storage and battery life right out of the box with three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates, keeping the promise of a Nokia mobile experience that just keep getting better.
All these Nokia phones will be available starting July 19.
The Nokia 2.2 with 3GB RAM/32GB ROM configuration is available in Tungsten Black at authorised Nokia mobile resellers online and in-store at official Nokia mobile stores, kiosks and exhibits nationwide for PHP5,990.
The Nokia 3.2 with 3GB RAM/32GB ROM configuration is available in Black and is on sale exclusively at Shopee. Every purchase comes with a free Shopee discount voucher worth PHP1,000, reducing the original price from PHP7,990 to only PHP6,990 upon check-out.
The Nokia 8.1 with 6GB RAM / 128GB ROM configuration in Iron Steel colour combination comes exclusively through Lazada for PHP19,990. First 700 customers can get a free Philippine Airlines (PAL) travel voucher worth PHP1,000 valid for local flights and an extra special treatment card for after sales support with VIP services. In addition to these freebies, the first 300 customers are also entitled to free shipping nationwide.