Nokia 2.1 and 3.1 officially launched in the Philippines

Nokia 2.1 and 3.1 officially launched in the Philippines

HMD Global’s next-generation Nokia 2 and 3 finally makes landfall in the Philippines — The Nokia 2.1 and 3.1. These entry-level and budget devices were launched back in May.

First up, the Nokia 2.1. It sports a 5.5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 425 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, and a 4,000mAh battery. It has a color variant that almost mimics the looks and design of the Nokia 7 Plus — a blue and copper combination. Don’t be disappointed with the RAM and storage configurations as the 2.1 uses Android Oreo (Go Edition), an OS built for low-storage devices.


Next up, the beefier Nokia 3.1. It sports a 5.2-inch IPS display with 1440 x 720 resolution, a MediaTek 6750 processor, 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB internal storage, an upgraded 13MP rear camera, and 8MP front camera.

Nokia 2.1 key specifications:

  • 5.5-inch HD display @ 1280 x 720 pixels, Oleophobic coating
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor
  • Adreno 308 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal storage, expandable
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM (Nano)
  • micro-USB 2.0
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • OTG
  • Dual speakers (stereo)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition, Android P ready)
  • 4,000mAh battery
  • Blue/Copper, Blue/Silver, and Grey/Silver

Nokia 3.1 key specifications:

  • 5.2-inch 18:9 HD+ IPS display @ 1440 x 720 pixels, Oleophobic coating
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 2.5D curved glass
  • MediaTek 6750 octa-core processor
  • Mali-T860 MP2 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB internal storage
  • 13MP AF rear camera
  • 8MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM (Nano)
  • micro-USB 2.0
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • NFC
  • OTG
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Android One (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • 2,990mAh battery
  • Black/Chrome

The Nokia 2.1 and 3.1 will be available on August 29 with price tags of Php 5,990 and Php 9,990, respectively. The Nokia 3.1 is now up for pre-order from today until August 26, it comes with a free JBL Go Bluetooth speaker. Both devices can also be bought via Home Credit for a 6-month 0% interest installment option.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of the story indicated the Nokia 2.1 and 3.1 are priced at Php9,990 and Php5,990, respectively. Our apologies for the error.

Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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7 Responses

  1. 123456 says:

    Check the pricing.

  2. Roy Edmar says:

    Where do I preorder?

  3. Ryan says:

    wait…mas mahal ang 2.1?

  4. siloggtae says:

    The SD 425 soc napakadaming options na mas mura at mas maganda kesa dyan. PPuhlease

  5. Yeskia says:

    if ganyang pricing nila, sana pa may release si X6 dito, gawin nilang 2k

  6. Phineas says:

    Nokia is not for cheap, deluded people who prefers garbage Chinese phones over a quality, reasonably priced and durable device.

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