HMD, the corporate behind trendy Nokia-branded telephones, has introduced 5 new “US exclusive” telephones coming within the first half of this yr. None of those are flagships: there’s just one 5G system, and all 5 are set to retail for underneath $250. HMD has additionally revived a basic Nokia design as a contemporary characteristic telephone — the Nokia 2760 — a flip telephone that inherits its identify from the original 2007 handset.
The corporate isn’t totally detailing the specs of the 5 telephones as we speak and says it plans to launch this data nearer to every handset’s launch. As an alternative, it’s emphasizing that the telephones will probably be obtainable throughout a wider vary of US wi-fi suppliers, which now embody Dish Wi-fi and Client Mobile along with T-Cellular and TracFone.
In descending order of worth, there’s the $239 G400, which is due for launch in Q2. It’s a 5G telephone with a triple rear digicam array consisting of a 48-megapixel most important digicam, a 5-megapixel ultrawide, and a 2-megapixel macro. Curiously, its 6.6-inch show has a 120Hz refresh charge, which is comparatively unusual at this worth level. It has a 5,000mAh battery and comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Then there’s the $149 G100, a 4G telephone with a 6.5-inch show, 5,000mAh battery, and a fingerprint sensor constructed into the ability button that’s additionally due for launch in Q2. Each the G100 and G400 are a part of HMD’s midrange G-series.
HMD’s additionally bringing two telephones to the accessible, value-focused Nokia C-series vary. There’s the $99 C100 (due in Q1) and $119 C200 (releasing in Q2). The C100 has a comparatively compact 5.45-inch show, a comparatively low-resolution 8-megapixel rear digicam, and a 3,000mAh battery. The C200 is barely bigger with a 6.1-inch show and has an even bigger 4,000mAh battery.
Lastly, there’s the $79 Nokia 2760 Flip, a clamshell characteristic telephone releasing in Q1. It’s operating KaiOS, which provides a restricted quantity of smartphone-style providers like Google Maps, and its focus is on sturdiness and reliability with a goal buyer age of primarily 55 and above. There’s additionally an emergency button on its aspect that may be configured to name a contact and share your location, and a small exterior display for notifications.