Nokia 3

Nokia 3
$211.09
Brand: Nokia
Category: Mobiles

  • Processor
    Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

  • RAM
    2 GB

  • Storage
    16 GB

  • Display
    5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~67.3% screen-to-body ratio)

  • Camera
    8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12 µm), autofocus, LED flash

  • OS
    Android 7.0 - Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.7 3.9 2
  • Call Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera 6 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Design 6 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Features 7 / 10
  • Multimedia 7 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Performance 7 / 10
  • Software 10 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10
  • Value for Money 8 / 10

The Nokia 3 is aimed at first-time smartphone buyers, and anyone looking to spend the least amount possible on their new phone but still have access to all their apps, along with the features you’d expect to see at this price point.

If you love the design, and want a high-end looking phone without paying high-end money, you may want to go for the Nokia 3 – but you’ll also get a slightly more premium look for only a little extra cash with the Nokia 5.

Anyone who’s invested in the idea of a Nokia phone, but doesn’t want to indulge their nostalgia at the expense of performance and features, may also want to opt for the Nokia 5.

Low price but still looks great

  • Premium look despite low price point
  • Polycarbonate back and metal edges, comes in four color options
  • The power button can be a little hard to hit sometimes
  • The Nokia 3 doesn’t have the most attractive design, but considering its price point it has a premium feel, great build quality and looks brilliant compared to some of the competition.

It’s a squared design that instantly reminds you of the design of the Windows Phone generation of Nokia devices, but instead of having a bold primary-colored plastic back it has metal edges that look superb.

The back panel is polycarbonate, but despite that it still has a premium air. The Nokia 3 comes in four color options: black, dark blue (pictured throughout this review) and two options for white; both white variants have a white back panel, with one having white edges and the other a peach-colored rim around the phone.

Battery life

  • Features a 2630mAh battery, that doesn’t impress with day-to-day usage
    Scored well in our video battery test
  • Charging isn’t very fast though
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Battery life isn’t a highlight of the Nokia 3, and you won’t be particularly impressed by how long the phone will last on a full charge.

Alarm bells started to ring when we saw the spec list detailing a 2630mAh battery, which isn’t a particularly big cell. It doesn’t have to power too much, as there’s only a 5-inch 720p display and this isn’t an especially power-hungry phone,, but the battery generally doesn’t last that long.

Nokia 3 - Specs

General

  • Device Type
    Smartphone
  • Model
    Nokia 3
  • Announced
    ‎26 February 2017
  • Release Date
    13 June 2017.

Design

  • Dimensions
    143.4 x 71.4 x 8.5 mm (5.65 x 2.81 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight
    140 g (4.94 oz)
  • Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Colors
    Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Copper White

Display

  • Display Type
    PS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2
  • Resolution
    720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel Density
    294 ppi density
  • Touch Screen
    yes
  • Display Protection
    yes
  • Features
    Corning Gorilla Glass

Network

  • Technology
    GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • SIM
    nano
  • Dual SIM
    yes

Media

  • Audio Playback
    yes
  • Video Playback
    Yes
  • Alert Types
    yes
  • Ring Tones
    yes
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes

Camera

Nokia 3 - User Reviews

Overall User's Rating

The overall rating is based on 1 reviews by users.

> 6.6
  • Call Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera 7 / 10
  • Connectivity 4 / 10
  • Design 6 / 10
  • Display 6 / 10
  • Features 6 / 10
  • Multimedia 3 / 10
  • Battery 7 / 10
  • Performance 4 / 10
  • Software 8 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10
  • Value for Money 9 / 10
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  1. miky

    6.6 3.3 5

    Good Phone is less price

    i am using this phone and i like it

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    • Connectivity
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    • Design
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    • Display
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    • Features
      6 / 10
    • Multimedia
      3 / 10
    • Battery
      7 / 10
    • Performance
      4 / 10
    • Software
      8 / 10
    • Usability
      9 / 10
    • Value for Money
      9 / 10
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Nokia 3 - Advantages

  • Nokia 3 runs on latest Android OS, v7.0(Nougat).
  • Presents 5.0-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it
  • It provides 2 GB RAM.
  • It encompasses with Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 processor
  • It is built with Mediatek MT6737 Chipset.
  • Constitutes with a internal memory of 16 GB and with expandable memory support up to 128 GB.
  • Comes with 8 MP rear camera and 8 MP front facing camera and with additional features like autofocus, LED flash, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus
  • Its display has pixel density for its resolution (~294 ppi pixel density) which is a good feature.
  • Supports HD video recording.
  • It comes with multiple color variants like Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Copper White
  • It has average battery capacity of 2650 mAh and also a non removable battery device.
  • Comes with Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) protection
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio which is of 67.3%.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • It comes with additional features like Document viewer, Photo editor/viewer.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Nokia 3 - Disadvantages

  • Comes as a Non removable Battery Device.
  • Battery capacity need to be improved.

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