The Nokia 3.1 and 5.1 supposed to receive Android 10 this spring, but one thing led to another because it's 2020 and the phone never got the upgrade. That is, until now.Read More
Quick to promise software upgrades when Android 10 was announced, HMD Global has since revised its update roadmap for its Nokia smartphones with more of them expected to make the jump than initially claimed last fall.Read More
I love flagship phones, but I'm always a little concerned when I take one with me, say, kayaking, or to a concert. Summertime is full of such potentially phone-ruining events, so if you're worried about the safety of your thousand-dollar pocket computer, consider grabbing one of these cheapo alternatives as a backup.Read More
Keeping flagship devices on the latest and greatest software is a given, but updating the midrangers is a lot more complicated and this is where most companies falter. HMD has been good at that so far and now the affordable Nokia 3.1 (or Nokia 3, 2018 if you want) is getting Android 9 Pie... on Pi Day of all days!Read More
It's rare to see a good budget phone sold in the United States, especially under the $200 mark. Last year's Nokia 3.1 was a great value at $160, but now it's even cheaper, at just $119.99 from B&H Photo.Read More
HMD has been putting out some really great mid-range devices under the Nokia name. One such device is the Nokia 3.1 Plus. The international version launched last year starting at €159 — and as of today, it's got the latest version of Android in 9 Pie.Read More
The Nokia 3.1 is one of HMD Global's newest budget phones, positioned between the Android Go-equipped Nokia 2.1 and the mid-range Nokia 5.1. The phone was announced in May of this year, and went on sale in the United States earlier this month.
All the hallmarks of recent Nokia devices are present, including great build quality, a stock Android experience, and good specifications for the price. HMD Global had to make some cuts to reach the sub-$160 price point, like dropping the fingerprint sensor, but I think the Nokia 3.1 is still a solid device.Read More