The Nokia 3.2 alongside its slightly superior Nokia 4.2 are being launched by HMD Global at the Mobile World Congress 2019. This smartphone is for those on a super budget and still needs a good device with exceptional battery life. The Nokia 3.2 is packed with a 4,000 mAh battery, 6.26 inches display and a 13 MP camera.
Nokia 3.2 Design
The Nokia 3.2 features a polycarbonate unibody design with a sleek look which is not all that bad. It measures 8.6 mm in thickness which is considered bulky and weighs 181 grams. Despite being thick and heavy, the design isn’t bad for a phone at its price range.
The budget device comes with a teardrop notch and a thick bottom bezels. And at the back of the phone is a single camera with LED flash aligned in a vertical line at the top centre. Underneath them is a fingerprint scanner, which is only available on the 3 GB RAM variant. Black and Steel are the two body colour options available for this Nokia phone.
Dimensions: 159.4 x 76.2 x 8.6 mm
Weight: 181 grams
Build: Front glass with Polycarbonate unibody
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Black, Steel
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Nokia 3.2 Display
The Nokia 3.2 display is made up of a 6.26 inches IPS LCD touchscreen with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The display features 720 x 1520 pixels and 269 pixels per inch density.
- Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.26 inches (80.5% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (269 PPI density)
The Nokia 3.2 sports a 13 MP camera with f/2.2 aperture. In an age of dual or triple cameras, the Nokia 3.2 is clearly lacking behind. But the 13 MP snapper should still take decent looking pictures and you can’t really complain cause of its price. At the front is a small 5MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture.
Single: 13 MP, f/2.2, 1/3″, 1.12µm, AF
Features: LED flash
Single: 5 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1.12µm
Running on the Nokia 3.2 is Snapdragon 429 chipset, which is decent hardware for a phone of this price range. The 429 chipset features four cores processor clocked at 1.8 GHz with Adreno 504 graphics processing unit. The Nokia 3.2 is available in two memory variants; there is the 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage.
Chipset: Snapdragon 429 chip
CPU: Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: Adreno 504
Memory: 2GB/16GB, 3GB/32GB
MicroSD: up to 400 GB
The operating system of the Nokia 3.2 is Android 9.0 Pie with no custom skin. The Nokia device is an Android One smartphone and will get major updates from Google for at least the next two years.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: Android One
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted, 32/3GB only), accelerometer, proximity
The battery is the best highlight of the Nokia. Inside this low-budget smartphone is a non-removable Li-ion 4,000 mAh battery. That’s not all, it supports 10W fast battery charging, so you don’t have to worry about taking all day to charge.
Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Charging: Fast battery charging 10W
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio: FM radio
USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Nokia 3.2 Price