Nokia 3.2


Nokia 3.2
Nokia 3.2 (3 Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 4 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
6.26 inch 19:9, 1520 x 720 pixel 269 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 8.9 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone jack, Card Reader: up to 400 GB microSD cards, dedicated card slot, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity sensor
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, 2G: 850, 900, 1,800, 1900 MHz. 3G: B1, B5, B8. 4G: B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B20, B28, B38, B40., Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.6 x 159.4 x 76.2 ( = 0.34 x 6.28 x 3 in)
4000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Primary Camera: 13 MPix , f/2.2, 1/3", 1.12 μm, Phase detection autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash, Videos at 1080p/30 FPS
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix , f/2.2, 27 mm, 1.12 μm
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker on the bottom edge of the device, Keyboard: virtual, Power adapter, USB cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, LTE Cat 4, 150 Mbps/50 Mbps. SAR values: 1.63 W/kg – Body, 0.24 W/kg – Head. FM radio, notification LED, fanless
181 g ( = 6.38 oz / 0.4 pounds), Power Supply: 59 g ( = 2.08 oz / 0.13 pounds)
159 Euro



Average Score: 63.1% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 25 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 44%, features: 32%, display: 68% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 63%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Nokia 3.2

78.8% Nokia 3.2 Smartphone Review: An Android One smartphone without Android One | Notebookcheck
The Nokia 3.2 brings a large IPS display, a modern design and Google Assistant integration to the party to outdo other budget smartphones. Android One makes the device an attractive option, but will its lack of a fingerprint sensor prove to be a deal breaker? Read on in this detailed review to find out.
60% Nokia 3.2 Review – is budget the new black?
Source: Ausdroid English
You can purchase the Nokia 3.2 from Harvey Norman in Black or Steel colours or Big W (black colour only) for $249, or you can also get the device on a plan through Pennytel mobile for $186.79 with free phone cover and with plans starting from $11 per month.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
Nokia 3.2 Unboxing, Review: Caught in the Crossfire
Source: Unbox English
While the Nokia 3.2 debuted earlier this year at MWC 2019, it has a disappointing price-to-specs ratio. With its Php 6,990 price tag, it is expensive for a quad-core smartphone. You can opt instead for the Nokia 6.1, which has a massive price cut and the same price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/19/2019
Nokia 3.2 Review
Source: Yugatech English
Like all smartphones, the Nokia 3.2 has its pros and cons. It has Android One as its operating system, possesses a dedicated micro SD slot, has a dedicated Google Assistant button, and pretty modest battery life. Its cons outweigh the pros though, such as its disappointing performance, washed-out front, and rear camera photo quality, lack of portrait mode, poor audio quality, and honestly, its asking price of PHP 7,990 is just too steep for its league. We think there are other smartphones out there that are more worth your PHP 8,000 and can turn those 3.2 cons into pros.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/10/2019
Nokia 3.2 Review: Big on Battery but Low on Performance
Source: The Mobile Indian English
Nokia 3.2 comes with plus points like a large display, big battery and stock Android experience. But the phone lags in performance with underpowered processor and camera. At the price range of around Rs 9,500 which will get you the 3GB variant of the Nokia 3.2, there are other better options available in the market like the Redmi Note 7 or the Realme 3 Pro which offer much better performance, cameras. One can only consider this phone for its stock Android experience, solid build, and a decent battery backup.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/04/2019
60% Nokia 3.2 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Nokia 3.2 is targeted at folks looking for a phone with a large display suitable for multimedia consumption, and also one that packs a large battery that easily lasts over a day. And even though the display quality could have been better, the Nokia 3.2 delivers on those two counts. The bloatware-free Android experience and timely updates are also bonuses, but that is just about all there is on the positive side.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 60%
Nokia 3.2 review: Average performer with big display, good on-battery time
Source: Business Standard English
Priced at Rs 10,790 (3GB/32GB), the Nokia 3.2 might not be the best phone in terms of performance and camera. Consider this phone for its pure and optimised stock Android experience, solid build and a decent battery with good on-battery time.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/10/2019
61% Nokia 3.2 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Nokia 3.2 variant line-up ends where the Nokia 4.2 begins. According to Nokia’s website, the 3GB RAM variant of the Nokia 3.2 costs Rs 10,790. The 3GB RAM variant of the Nokia 4.2 costs Rs 10,990. This slim difference in price gives a buyer very little reason to consider the Nokia 3.2 over the Nokia 4.2. In almost every way except the screen size, the Nokia 4.2 is better and offers more bang for the buck. Unless you desperately crave the larger 6.26-inch screen, go with the Nokia 4.2 if a classy budget Nokia smartphone is what you want to buy. If you're open to other brands, consider the Redmi 7 too. In summary, the Nokia 3.2 offers mediocre performance on almost all fronts, making a very weak case for itself in front of its slightly costlier sibling.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 61%
50% Nokia 3.2 Review: Still a long way to go
Source: Gadgets Now English
Nokia 3.2 is a big screen phone with optimal battery life. However, the slow-performance and not-so-good camera quality holds the device back against its competitors. It is a budget phone priced under Rs 10,000 category. It will directly compete with the recently launched Redmi Y3 and Realme C2. Both these devices have better specifications, at least on paper, when compared to Nokia 3.2.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 50%
Nokia 3.2 First Impressions: Will the large screen display be the only deciding factor here?
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The Nokia 3.2 looks are quite decent in nature and the display is large, which some might find useful. The hardware seems to be an underdog when compared to the rest of the competition in this price range. The cameras are not that interesting, to be honest. The only takeaway here is the Android One branding and large 4,000mAh battery.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2019
60% Nokia 3.2 review: Good build quality, but how does it perform?
Source: The Indian Express English
Nokia 3.2 has a very sturdy build and feels like a premium device in hand even though it is made out of plastic. It has a good display, stock Android UI and a good battery for the price. However, considering that the performance and the cameras will struggle against phones like Realme 3, Redmi Note 7, Redmi 7, which are in similar price range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
75% Nokia 3.2 review: Big display, long-lasting battery and Android One goodness
Source: India Today English
The Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 4.2 share much of the same philosophies when it comes to design, hardware and software. The Nokia 3.2 comes with a similar waterdrop display, a dedicated Google Assistant button, a notification light power button and a stock Android Pie experience. But the Nokia 3.2 is a big phone with a tall display and a large battery life, which are some of its best features. It is quite simply a phone that aims to please users who consume a lot of media on a phone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
Hands on: Nokia 3.2 review
Source: Techradar English
It’s not going to redefine mobile phones, but the Nokia 3.2 still feels like a useful device for those on a budget, especially with its bulky battery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/24/2019
Nokia 4.2, 3.2, 1 Plus and 210 hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
We really like what HMD is doing with the Nokia brand in both the middle and higher range and we applaud the company for its grit and dedication that it takes to be successful in this business. Keep it up, HMD - just be cautious, because rapid growth is a double edged sword.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/24/2019
Đánh giá Nokia 3.2: Giá tốt, mượt mà, phím cứng trợ lý ảo hiệu quả
Source: Tech Times English
Nếu bạn tìm một chiếc máy trong tầm giá 3 triệu đồng sở hữu các đặc điểm như cấu hình vừa đủ, hệ điều hành mượt mà, được hỗ trợ cập nhập nhanh chóng và thời lượng pin cao thì Nokia 3.2 xứng đáng để bạn có thể cân nhắc. Không những thế, phím cứng Google Assistant mới là một đặc điểm khiến bạn nên chọn chiếc máy này cho những người lớn tuổi, trợ lý Google sẽ giúp việc sử dụng những chiếc máy này đơn giản hơn khi đã được hỗ trợ tiếng Việt chẳng hạn như việc gọi hoặc nhắn tin cho một ai đó, tìm kiếm bất kỳ thông tin nào trên internet bằng việc ra lệnh hoàn toàn bằng giọng nói.
Positive: Good price; nice performance; decent hardware; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2019

Foreign Reviews

60% Test du Nokia 3.2 : l’autonomie et puis c’est tout
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%
Обзор плюсов и минусов Nokia 3.2. Бюджетник с аккумулятором на 4000 мАч
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Excellent autonomy; nice cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/26/2020
Tầm hơn 2 triệu, Nokia 3.2 mang đến mọi thứ bạn cần trong một mức giá hợp lý
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Low price; big screen; elegant design; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2020
Ngân sách hạn chế vẫn trải nghiệm màn hình lớn, nhiều tính năng thú vị với Nokia 3.2!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Great built quality; big screen; nice cameras; powerful processor; large battery capacity.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2019
Đánh giá Nokia 3.2 sau 48 giờ: Mỗi sản phẩm đều có sứ mệnh riêng
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice performance; very long battery life; good price. Negative: Weak hardware; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/09/2019
Những điểm nhấn khiến Nokia 3.2 là smartphone đáng mua trong phân khúc giá rẻ
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Stylish design; long battery life; nice cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/26/2019
Đánh giá Nokia 3.2: smartphone “ăn chắc mặc bền” của mọi nhà
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Nice design; big screen; long battery life; decent hardware; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/24/2019
Chỉ với 3 triệu, đây là chiếc smartphone giúp bạn thỏa sức “phiêu” công nghệ
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; long battery life; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2019
Tại sao nên mua Nokia 3.2 ngay lúc này?
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Low price; big screen; nice display; large battery capacity; support smart AI mode; face ID; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/22/2019
Trên tay Nokia 3.2: Màn hình lớn, pin trâu, giá từ 2,9 triệu
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; large battery capacity; beautiful design; big screen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/21/2019
5 Lý do nên mua Nokia 3.2 giá chỉ từ 2,99 triệu đồng
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Low price; big screen; long battery life; smart AI mode; support face ID.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/15/2019


Model: Nokia has long been overshadowed by other top-tier brands in the mobile communication industry for the longest of times ever since the groundbreaking revolution of smartphones in the early 2010’s. However, the very fact that Nokia has yet to be erased entirely from being one of the competing brands in the smartphone industry means that the foundation it has built is still going strong as ever. Nokia continues to etch its name deeper in the community by introducing the Nokia 3.2 smartphone model. The Nokia 3.2 makes a solid entrance by being bigger and better than ever. With a 6.26-inch HD plus screen and Adaptive Brightness technology, the Nokia 3.2 is cleverly designed for its clientele’s optimal viewing pleasure. The 19:9 screen ratio display also caters to the device’s intuitive biometric sensor. The advanced face recognition technology in this smartphone is capable of recognizing the user’s face even in the dimmest of lighting with just under two seconds. This technology is further bolstered with an advanced AI to trace the user’s biological features with precision, including eyes-open detection and deep-learning algorithms to correctly decipher and interpret important visual information for the smartphone to be unlocked safely. Not only that, when the Nokia 3.2 is locked, the device will only alert the user of notifications through the emission of natural and comforting light without disturbing the user with incessant notification sounds going off all at the same time.

In addition, the Nokia 3.2 has a surprisingly long battery life fit for both travel and business alike. The Nokia 3.2’s battery is said to be capable of lasting up to two days just from one single charging session alone. It packs a relatively large 4,000 mAh battery suited for a short weekend getaway without needing to fumble for a phone charger in times of emergency. To further enhance the long battery life, the Nokia 3.2 is also armed with an intelligent AI aptly named as the Android 9 Pie. This smart AI program is capable of deciphering data based on application frequency and activity using its Adaptive Battery technology in order to continuously operate the phone with minimal power consumption behind the scenes. On top of that, the incorporation of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 quad-core processor for the Nokia 3.2 further facilitates power savings in tandem with the other features. The Nokia 3.2 and can only be purchased in the color black. Smartphone users will be able to find comfort in its simple and minimalistic design without worrying about the complexity of a smartphone’s appearance being a constant day-to-day nuisance. The Nokia 3.2 is built for simple tasks management and a general peace of mind.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 504: Lower mid-range graphics card that is integrated in the Snapdragon 429 SoC. Based on the Adreno 500 architecture with OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE and Vulkan 1.0 support.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 429: Entry-level SoC that was announced in mid 2018. It integrates 4 ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores clocked at up to 2 GHz, an LPDDR3 memory controller (933 MHz) and wireless radios for WiFi and 4G/LTE (max. 150 / 75 MBits). The chip is produced in the modern 12nm process and also suited for small devices.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.181 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Nokia: The Finnish enterprise is one of the most important telecommunication companies and well-known for mobile technologies. The company started with netbooks in 2009.

63.1%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-04-16)