Nokia 1.3 - a smartphone to survive the crisis

23 March 2020

What's going on right now are hardly good times. A coronavirus pandemic and economic turmoil are in full swing. Spending on expensive flagships doesn't make sense. There are plenty of other worries.

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That said, do you need a new smartphone? Inexpensive but adequate? Perhaps the Nokia 1.3 from Finnish HMD Global will do. The device was introduced the other day and offers basic features.

The approximate price of Nokia 1.3 is 95 euros. What will please the device for such money? First, a lightweight operating system - Android 10 Go edition. It is optimized for fast operation on budget models.

Popular applications are simplified accordingly. Android 10 Go edition allows you to forget about the lack of performance. You won't have to complain about "brakes".

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The screen is not bad. The device has a 5.71-inch screen with HD+ resolution. The processor does not grab the stars from the sky. We are talking about a 4-core chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 215. However, for undemanding software it is enough.

The amount of RAM is modest - 1 GB. There is also a flash drive with a capacity of 16 GB. Complement the configuration of two cameras - the front 5 MP and rear 8 MP. There is LED backlight.

The capacity of the removable battery is 3000 mAh. In addition, there are FM radio, two SIM cards, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5 jack for headphones, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and a 4G LTE modem.

There is a choice of 3 colors: gold, graphite and turquoise. Nokia 1.3 will go on sale in Q2 of this year.