Nokia 2.1 vs Nokia 3.1 vs Nokia 5.1: Difference, Specifications and Price
Nokia officially got back in the smartphone business and within such a short span, the brand has managed to have quite a tally of devices under its portfolio. After launching the Nokia 6.1 , the brand has now refreshed its entire budget lineup for 2018 with the launch of the Nokia 2.1, the Nokia 3.1 and the Nokia 5.1. If you are curious to see how these smartphones stack up against each other, then read on.
Design and display
Take the Nokia 5.1 for instance, which has been constructed from a single slab of series 6000 aluminium and has been subjected to 33 stages of machining, anodizing and polishing. Consequently, the rigorous procedure should lend the smartphone a premium in-hand feel. The Nokia 3.1 on the other hand, gets its structural integrity from diamond-cut aluminium sides and features a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass at the front for protection against scratches.
As far as the displays are concerned, the Nokia 5.1 as well as the Nokia 3.1 ship with tall displays with an aspect ratio of 18:9. While the Nokia 5.1 features a 5.5-inch FHD+ display, the Nokia 3.1 gets a 5.2-inch HD+ panel. On the flip side, the Nokia 2.1 retains the chunky bezels as seen on the last year’s model, albeit comes with a front-firing dual-speaker setup. Coupled with the smartphone’s 5.5-inch HD display, the phone should be able to offer a good multimedia viewing experience to consumers on a budget.
Hardware and software
The Nokia 5.1, the smartphone now comes with a MediaTek Helio P18 octa-core processor which offers 40 percent more grunt under the hood than the previous year’s model. The smartphone comes with either 3GB of RAM, which is coupled with 32GB of built-in expandable storage
On the other hand, the Nokia 3.1 is backed by the MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor which works in tandem with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM. Nokia claims that this setup gives users a 50 percent performance boost over its predecessor. The company claims that the combination will give the device 50 percent faster performance than the last year’s model. As far as the software is concerned, both, the Nokia 5.1 and the Nokia 3.1 are part of Google’s Android One program and boot Android Oreo out of the box.
Camera and battery
For optics, the Nokia 5.1 have 16MP and 8MP sensors at the rear and the front respectively. In contrast, the Nokia 3.1 sports a 13MP primary camera and an 8MP secondary shooter. Lastly, the Nokia 2.1 comes equipped with an 8MP main snapper and a 5MP selfie camera.
As far as the pricing is concerned, the Nokia 5.1 will set buyers back by Rs 14,999. The Nokia 3.1 price tag is Rs 10,999 and Rs 11,999 for the 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM variants respectively. The Nokia 2.1 is the most affordable of the trio and has a sticker price of Rs 6,999. All the three smartphones will be up for grabs starting August 12th, 2018.