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Nokia 3

Specifications

Nokia 3
Nokia 3
Processor
Mediatek MT6737 1.25 GHz
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel 294 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 9.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm combo audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 128 GB, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM (850/​900/​1800/​1900), UMTS (850/​900/​1900/​2100), LTE (B1/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40); bandwidth (download/​upload): 150Mbps/​50Mbps, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.68 x 143 x 71.4 ( = 0.34 x 5.63 x 2.81 in)
Battery
10 Wh, 2630 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0, contrast AF, LED flash, videos @720p/30FPS
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0, contrast AF, videos @720p/30FPS
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker in the lower edge, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, headset, SIM tool, support, themes, 24 Months Warranty, FM radio, SAR rates: 0.94 W/kg (body), 0.76 W/kg (head), fanless
Weight
141 g ( = 4.97 oz / 0.31 pounds), Power Supply: 57 g ( = 2.01 oz / 0.13 pounds)
Price
159 EUR (£130) Euro

 

Average Score: 63.11% - average
Average of 27 scores (from 43 reviews)
price: 68%, performance: 47%, features: 55%, display: 66% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Nokia 3

78% Nokia 3 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Welcome back! Nokia re-enters the ring of smartphone manufacturers and adds an entry-level device to the market, the Nokia 3. In our tests we will uncover whether it has to hide behind the good-sounding name or will boost it to new heights.
60% Nokia 3 review
Source: PC Advisor English
We had high hopes for the Nokia 3, but the final phone is a bit of a disappointment. We can't deny that it looks absolutely fantastic for the price, and we're fans of Nokia's decision to stick to stock Android, but it's just cut too many corners on the internal specs to make the 3 stand out amid a fiercely competitive budget smartphone market.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Nokia 3
Source: Trusted Reviews English
It’s perfectly functional as a backup phone – decent battery life means it can happily be thrown into a bag and forgotten about during a festival or camping holiday – but there are better choices out there for anything more. The Moto G5 isn’t much more expensive and offers a 1080p screen, much snappier Snapdragon CPU, a camera that’s surprisingly good and a fingerprint scanner. There’s also the Wileyfox Swift 2 and a good selection of carrier-locked options from Vodafone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
60% Nokia 3 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Nokia 3 is now available in India priced at Rs. 9,499. It is a good-looking smartphone, and also supports 4G with VoLTE. One big positive point is that the company has promised future Android updates. Overall performance and camera results aren't its biggest highlights. We also missed a fingerprint scanner, which really should be a standard feature now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
60% Nokia 3 review: Three isn't the magic number
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Nokia 3 feels like the wrong first step for a new Nokia. We accept that there's a great demand for phones that are affordable, but with the likes of Motorola offering some great devices around this price or a fraction higher, it's hard to see how the Nokia 3 competitively fits into the equation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Nokia 3 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
At the end of the day, the Nokia 3 is a well-designed phone that catches the eye, but this impression turns out to be only superficial. Using the phone reveals many shortcomings: the stuttery, underpowered performance, the camera that is completely inept in video and one terribly imbalanced display. If you are on the hunt for that perfect cheap phone… well, who knows if it even exists, but we know that it most likely is not the Nokia 3.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Nokia 3 review
Source: Stuff TV English
If your budget will stretch further, there are superior handsets such as the Motorola Moto G5 and Lenovo P2. If it won’t? Vodafone’s Smart N8 only costs £85, and that manages to pack in a fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Nokia 3 review
Source: Techradar English
The Nokia 3 has the looks of one of the best cheap phones on the market but under scrutiny it struggles with long load times and poor battery life. If you value style over substance as well as saving a quick buck, it may be right for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Nokia 3, First Take: Affordable Android, but beware the trade-offs
Source: Zdnet.com English
Buying on a budget is always a compromise, but there's a lot to like about the Nokia 3. It punches above its weight in the looks department and the inclusion of NFC is a plus. Unskinned Android with the promise of regular updates will also go down well with many potential buyers, but the screen resolution is disappointing.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/19/2017
64% Nokia 3 review:
Source: CNet English
The Nokia 3 sacrifices too much processing power to achieve its low price. You’re better off spending a bit more on the Motorola Moto G5.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 64% performance: 40% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Hands-on: Nokia 3 review
Source: PC Advisor English
We’re strangely excited about the Nokia 3 considering the fact that it’s budget and there’s nothing particularly innovative about it. It’s just a really good all-rounder with such a great price tag that it’s hard not to recommend to anyone not wanting to spend loads to get the best smartphone tech available. We think this is going to a hugely popular new handset and we wouldn’t be surprised if it knocks the Moto G out of the top spot in our budget smartphone chart.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/12/2017
Nokia 3 Review
Source: Fone Arena English
On the whole, Nokia 3 seems to be a decent start for the company’s Android smartphone journey. This budget Nokia phone from HMD ticks most of the factors in good terms, except for a few shortcomings. Having said that, at this price point, you can get other smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets. If you spend more and wait for some time, you can get the Nokia 6 that will be available soon from Amazon India with much better specifications.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2017
Nokia 3 review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Nokia 3 has every prospect to sell equally well. But even if it flops, the little budget Nokia shouldn't really be more than a tiny snag on the tracks of the massive hype train HMD is currently piloting. All eyes are now fixed on the company's eagerly-anticipated flagship offer. It could really make or break the reinvented Nokia brand, so be sure to keep close taps on those developments.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/30/2017
75% Nokia 3 review: Nokia plus Android is a winning combination
Source: India Today English
The Nokia 3 is not a perfect smartphone. Its performance could have been better. The cameras are average and the battery life, while decent, is not mind-blowing. The Nokia 3 is not for enthusiasts or those who push their devices.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
68% Nokia 3 Review – 2017
Source: Phone World English
Nokia 3 is one of the most awaited device of 2017 but unfortunately Nokia 3 has not surprised me with it’s any feature. We have explained its every feature in Nokia 3 Review – 2017. The price is very affordable by which it can hit the users otherwise it has very normal specifications. I have found its camera results are very weak and the battery should be bigger. We were expecting a lot more from Nokia because it is Nokia not any other company. Body and shape wise, Nokia 3 is very solid and strong furthermore it has very light weight.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 68% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
Hands on: Nokia 3 review
Source: Techradar English
The Nokia 3 looks to be a strong budget offering and its stylish design and extremely low price tag could shake up the market.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/28/2017
Nokia 3 review: Hands-on with Nokia's oddly exciting new budget Android smartphone
Source: PC Advisor English
We’re strangely excited about the Nokia 3 considering the fact that it’s budget and there’s nothing particularly innovative about it. It’s just a really good all-rounder with such a great price tag that it’s hard not to recommend to anyone not wanting to spend loads to get the best smartphone tech available. We think this is going to a hugely popular new handset and we wouldn’t be surprised if it knocks the Moto G out of the top spot in our budget smartphone chart.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2017
Nokia 3
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Budget phones are getting better all the time, and the Nokia 3 certainly seems like it’s worthy of battling the Moto G series when it comes to supremacy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/26/2017

Foreign Reviews

60% Nokia 3 Mehr Schein Als Sein
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Nokia 3 günstig mit schwacher Hardware
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/23/2017
67% Nokia 3 am falschen Ende gespart
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 67% performance: 54% display: 56% mobility: 80%
Nokia 3 Review
Source: Android TV German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2017
65% Nokia 3, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 65% price: 70% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%
70% Análisis del Nokia 3
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
69% Análisis del Nokia 3: bonito por fuera, muy justo por dentro
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 69%
Así es el Nokia 3. Para todos los bolsillos
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice display; solid workmanship; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/14/2017
Nokia 3, primeras impresiones del modelo más básico
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Low price; smart Google Assistant; nice design. Negative: Plastic case; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2017
60% Nokia 3: la nostra recensione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
50% Nokia 3, la recensione (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 70% features: 75% display: 70% mobility: 75% ergonomy: 85%
Smartphone Nokia 3 - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2017
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Nokia 3 – l’entry level senza pretese | Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; decent display; good connectivity. Negative: Mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/22/2017
Recensione NOKIA 3
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; decent cameras; good ergonomy; high autonomy. Negative: Average performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2017
60% Test Nokia 3
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Test Complet Du Nokia 3 : Son Joli Design Peut-Il Vous Faire Oublier Ses Défauts ?
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
61% [Recenzja] Nokia 3 – dla kogo tak właściwie jest ten smartfon?
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 61% performance: 40% display: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
50% Recenzja Nokii 3 – dawno żaden smartfon mnie tak nie rozczarował
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 50% performance: 20% display: 75% mobility: 60% workmanship: 85%
44% Обзор Nokia 3: сильный конкурент недорогих смартфонов
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 44% performance: 30% display: 40% mobility: 50% workmanship: 60%
Смартфон Nokia 3: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Stylish design; compact size; metal case; solid workmanship; decent hardware. Negative: Low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2017
90% Nokia 3: Další pokus o vzkříšení legendární značky (recenze)
Source: Svet Androida CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
68% Đánh giá chi tiết Nokia 3: Sự trở lại chưa thực sự hào nhoáng
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 68%
Mở hộp Nokia 3: Rất đẹp, cảm xúc ùa về, lần này là thật!
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; solid workmanship; good display; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/19/2017
Trên tay Nokia 3: Màn hình 5 inch, giá 3 triệu nhưng thiết kế không còn là Nokia
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2017
65% Test Nokia 3
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 65%
60% Arvostelussa Nokia 3 - Suomessa suunniteltu edullinen Android-älypuhelin
Source: Puhelinvertailu →EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

ARM Mali-T720: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT6737: ARM based quad-core SOC (4x Cortex-A53) with 64-bit support and a clock of up to 1.3 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.141 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.
63.11%: 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: 2017-03-13)