HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Tuesday (Mar 19) announced three new additions to its award-winning portfolio of Android smartphones Nokia 1, Nokia 7 plus and new Nokia 6 along with the iconic Nokia 8110 feature phone.
Nokia 1 will be available from this week and the rest of the phones will be available from the upcoming month. Delivering all the craftsmanship users expect from a Nokia phone, each new smartphone offers durability and reliability as standard, with the range setting new benchmarks in materials and design.
The Nokia 1 is a breakthrough in accessible technology, delivering smartphone essentials with the reassuring quality users expect of a Nokia phone and a refreshingly familiar design to fans around the world.
Giving more people access to technology and comes with Android Oreo™ (Go edition) version. The Nokia 1 is designed to be smooth and responsive, with full access to the Google Play™ Store so users can find all their favourite apps from WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram to mobile banking while also highlighting apps that are optimised for Android Oreo™ (Go edition).
Nokia 7 Plus and the new Nokia 6 – joins the Android One family, offering a high quality software experience designed by Google. Nokia 7 Plus is the flagship hero for everyone and The new Nokia 6 is Nokia’s award-winning phone and made even better.
Both phone will stay fresh over time with the latest AI powered innovations to the highest grade of security from Google.
With a pure Android installation, Nokia smartphones come with no unnecessary UI changes or hidden processes that would eat up battery life or slow them down so users can enjoy their new phone for longer. Both these phones comes with a limited number of pre-installed apps so that users will get more storage space, as well as the latest innovations that help users stay ahead of the game every day.
In addition to these new Android smartphones, the Nokia 8110 feature phone is reloaded for the classic Nokia handset lovers and will be delivering 4G connectivity, apps including Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook and Twitter, and the return of the slider phone.
Furthering its promise to a pure, smart, secure and up-to-date Android experience, HMD Global also announced it is to become the first global partner to have a full suite of devices selected into the Android One programme by Google. The unwavering commitment to deliver a pure, secure and up-to-date Android experience has ensured Nokia smartphones were a natural fit for the global programme.
By shipping with Android Oreo™ out of the box, users will be able to enjoy the latest features, including Picture-in-Picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to discover and run apps with minimal friction, 60 fantastic new emojis and battery-maximising features like limiting background app use.