It is possible to see a Nokia 3.1 Plus considering the Nokia 3.1 is already out, and the ever growing popularity off late with Plus models like the Nokia 6.1 Plus and 5.1 Plus.
- HMD Global is expected to launch Nokia 3.1 Plus in India.
- The alleged smartphone will likely fall in the sub-Rs 10,000 segment.
- As an upgrade over the Nokia 3.1, expect to see a taller display and dual camera setup on the back.
HMD Global’s Ajey Mehta is all set to announce a new Nokia smartphone in India today. The company has been rapidly expanding its portfolio this year, launching close to a dozen Nokia phones already. Today, the company will be adding at least one more new phone to the list. Until now, it was expected that the company will be announcing the rumoured Nokia 7.1 Plus, but it seems HMD is keeping that for China on October 16. So, it is possible that the company will announce a completely new Nokia phone for the very first time. This could possibly be called the Nokia 3.1 Plus. You can catch the event live via Nokia’s official Facebook page.
Earlier this week, NokiaPowerUser reported that an alleged new budget Nokia phone passed through Bluetooth certification. The report claims the name could be the Nokia 3.1 Plus, which would mean it will likely fall in the sub-Rs 10,000 segment. It is possible to see a Nokia 3.1 Plus considering the Nokia 3.1 is already out, and the ever growing popularity off late with Plus models like the Nokia 6.1 Plus and 5.1 Plus.
The Nokia 3.1 Plus has not been talked about or even mentioned at all until earlier this week. What we can assume is that the phone will pack a full-screen display, possibly with a notch to keep in line with the Nokia 6.1 Plus. HMD has also been teasing an all-day battery life as well. Notably, the Bluetooth certification site notes a MediaTek chipset rather than Snapdragon, which rules out both the Nokia 7.1 and 7.1 Plus as the former gets a Snapdragon 636 chip while the latter is rumoured to come with a Snapdragon 710 SoC.
As far as the design is concerned, the Nokia 3.1 Plus may get a polycarbonate shell on the back rather than glass like the Nokia 5.1 Plus and 6.1 Plus in order to keep the price low. As an upgrade over the Nokia 3.1, expect to see a taller display and dual camera setup on the back. We also expect a fingerprint sensor on board and stock Android Oreo as part of the Android One program. We’ll know more about the new Nokia phone in just a few hours so do follow this space for everything on the upcoming event.