At the end of March this year, HMD Global officially released the Nokia 1.3. It is an entry-level smartphone that runs a lightweight Android 10 Go Edition system.
The Nokia 1.3 will start bookings in the US starting this week. Customers who want to buy can book on Amazon and B&H. The Nokia 1.3 is available for only $100, and is available in cyan and charcoal colors. Both US retailers will begin pre-orders on May 18. It is worth mentioning that the phone is unlocked, but only for GSM operators such as AT&T and T-Mobile.
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According to HMD, the Nokia 1.3 is one of the first smartphones to use Camera Go. It is an application developed by Google that can quickly take beautiful photos.
The Nokia 1.3 comes with a 5.71-inch IPS HD+ water-drop screen to deliver a visual experience that lets users see everything even in bright conditions, due to its 400 nits peak brightness levels. Under the hood, it hosts a quad-core CPU (Qualcomm 215), a 1GB RAM, a built-in 16GB storage space, but it supports microSD card expansion, up to 400GB capacity.
The Nokia 1.3 features a built-in battery of 3,000mAh. It can be charged with 5W via micro USB. Of course, this phone runs a lightweight Android 10 Go Edition system. And the company promises that it will get an Android 11 Go Edition upgrade in the future.
Overall, it is also a very stylish looking budget handset. It features the hallmarks of Nordic design with sleek front glass and an elegant 3D nano-patterned rear cover with a durable casing providing a finish that is pleasing to the eye as well as being solid.