HMD Global, home of Nokia phones, yesterday unveiled three new Nokia smartphones, a new member of the Original Model family, as well as a brand new data roaming service
Nokia 8.3 5G is the first 5G Nokia smartphone to now form part of Nokia's portfolio. This model also features the new Nokia 5.3 and Nokia 1.3 phones, as well as the Nokia 5310 – the latest addition to the Original Model family. HMD Global is also entering a whole new category of services with HMD Connect global data roaming, its innovative service that will help users connect with everything that really matters to them.
With the announcement of four new devices and brand new roaming services, HMD Global announces its expansion to Brazil this year. To celebrate their partnership with the 25th James Bond Movie, fans are now available with the exclusive 007 branded Kevlar Mask Edition for Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 models.
Florian Seiche, Managing Director of HMD Global, stated: “I am extremely proud of the innovations we unveiled today that build on our unique promise that the experience of using Nokia smartphones will get better over time. Today we are opening a new chapter for HMD Global as we enter the realm of 5G technology with a truly global smartphone that is ready for the future. With the introduction of HMD Connect, we create a truly seamless experience when it comes to connecting. ”
Juho Sarvikas, Product Director at HMD Global, said: “We are extremely proud to be able to bring unique fans together with our partners. We are very excited to present some unique novelties on this occasion. With the help of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 765G modular platform, we have created a truly global 5G Nokia smartphone, focusing on its accessibility, usability and readiness for all future innovations. In addition to the Qualcomm 5G solution letting us condense more than 40 different radio frequency (RF) components into one module, the Nokia 8.3 5G also has the largest number of 5G new radio bands from 600hmz up to 3.8GHz – which means it's really a global device completely ready for the future. ”
“Together with Google, we were able to introduce the incredibly affordable Android (Go Edition) device Nokia 1.3 – one of the first smartphones introduced with Camera Go to launch Android 10 (Go Edition). The new Nokia 5.3 phone brings powerful features to all fans, such as a quadruple camera and Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 665 mobile platform. Also, we have news in the Original Model family. We are bringing back our popular Nokia 5310 – so you don't miss any more sound. ”
Nokia 8.3 5G
As a truly global 5G Nokia smartphone ready for the future, the Nokia 8.3 5G is designed to support multiple and growing 5G network applications with support for both standalone and non-standalone 5G combinations introduced by operators worldwide. As the first smartphone to use the Qualcomm® 5G RF Front end module solution, as part of its Qualcomm® modular platform, the Nokia 8.3 5G condenses more than 40 different RF components into one module, making it not only a global device but also a smartphone that is ready for the future and for all future innovations in 5G technology.
The Nokia 8.3 5G brings a powerful four-pronged PureView camera with ZEISS optics that lets you capture just about anything. With ZEISS Cinema Recording and Editing, this model offers exceptional video capture in low light with OZO audio technology. All this makes the Nokia 8.3 5G an ideal device for anyone who wants to create phenomenal content without restriction. The Nokia 8.3 5G is optimized for 5G which means it will always be ready for the latest innovations. Inspired by the Finnish heritage, the Nokia 8.3 5G comes in Polar Night, which is inspired by the Arctic sky.
Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm stated: “We proudly support HMD Global in announcing their new 5G device – one of the first commercially announced devices to be built on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 765G modular platform. We have developed this platform to give everyone a 5G experience. It is a highly integrated solution that is based on the first mobile platform with integrated 5G, along with an advanced RF module to create a truly global 5G solution. Using this modular approach, Nokia 5G devices will be the perfect blend of sleek design and performance. The opportunities that 5G brings are truly limitless, and we are very excited about everything that Qualcomm and HMD Global will achieve together in the 5G era. “
The Nokia 5.3 comes with a quadruple camera, the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 665 mobile platform and a distinctive two-day battery life. The quadruple camera, backed by artificial intelligence technology, lets you capture perfect photos wherever you are, even in dim conditions, thanks to Night mode. Wide-angle and macro lenses allow close-ups, wide- or scenic shots. With a large 6.55-inch screen, you can enjoy your favorite series and games all day long. The Nokia 5.3 phone features a durable, yet great design that is inspired by the Nordic tradition. This model comes with Android ™ 10 and with a dedicated button gives fans quick access to the Google Assistant app.
Nokia 1.3 provides state-of-the-art technology and a brand new Android 10 operating system (Go edition) at an even more affordable price. As one of the first smartphones to come with Camera Go, low-light imaging technology backed by artificial intelligence, Gallery Go and a bright edge-to-edge HD + screen, the Nokia 1.3 phone gives you a great view of content inside or out. Nokia 1.3, one of the first models to come with the Android 10 (Go release) system, brings even more speed, enhanced security and a large number of applications available. Plus, you will always stay up to date with all the innovations and experiences that are getting better with the Android 11 (Go Edition) ready device.
Drawing on the tradition of the original Nokia 5310 Xpress Music phone, the Nokia 5310 has MP3 Player, FM radio and powerful dual front speakers to bring your favorite tunes everywhere. The Nokia 5310 combines classic design with a battery designed to last longer, allowing you to stay connected to your loved ones for days
HMD Connect Global Data Roaming Service
HMD Global is entering a new category of services by introducing its HMD Connect global data roaming service that allows people around the world to use their SIM cards seamlessly while traveling and to fully control their data. HMD Connect global data roaming allows you to easily connect to everything you need, paying for just what you need. By logging in through the app, fans will receive a SIM card at their home address and have easier control over their data. HMD Connect will be introduced in BETA through HMDConnect.com, bringing seamless, secure and affordable roaming around the world.
HMD Connect global data roaming service currently operates in over 120 countries worldwide, and with partner Greenwave Systems and local operators, HMD Global is working to expand coverage to even more networks and countries in the future.
Martin Manniche, founder and CEO of Greenwave Systems, stated: “Our shared vision with HMD Global enables intelligent, affordable connectivity anywhere in the world. Our AXON GlobalNet platform offers secure and affordable connectivity to subscribers worldwide. We are excited to partner with the HMD Global team and look forward to working together to provide new services in the future. “
The 25th James Bond Movie
A global campaign called The Only Gadget You Need will be introduced closer to the film's premiere in November, with Agent Nomi being interpreted by actress Laszana Lynch. The campaign will be live in 80 countries and will run in cinemas, digital platforms and social networks, as well as through OOH and retail.
Each Nokia phone is built on the foundation of trust, security and legendary quality design, with the primary goal of making the latest technology accessible to all fans. With proven track record of delivering a clean, safe and up-to-date Android experience, Nokia phones are getting better over time and really are the only gadget you need – whether you're a new 00 agent or a fan of our devices.
Price and availability
• The Nokia 8.3 5G phone will be available globally from summer 2020 and comes in Polar Night color, with an average global retail price of 599 euros for the 6GB / 64GB RAM / ROM version and 649 euros for the 8GB / 128GB version
• The Nokia 5.3 phone will be available globally from April, coming in cyan, sand and charcoal colors, with a 4GB / 64GB RAM / ROM version at an average global retail price of 189 euros.
• The Nokia 1.3 phone will be available globally from April and comes in cyan, sand and charcoal colors at an average global retail price of $ 95.
• The Nokia 5310 phone will be available in March in white / red and black / red color combinations, with an average global retail price of € 39.
• HMD Connect BETA will be available through HMDConnect.com, with a basic package that includes a SIM card, up to 1GB of roaming data, with a tax charge of € 19.95. Fourteen-day global roaming data plan starts at $ 9.95, with an upgrade plan starting at $ 5
• The branded special edition 007 Kevlar mask will be available globally from the end of March for € 19.99 for Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2 models.