HMD Global launched the Nokia 3.1 smartphone back in July 2018. The device was introduced as the successor to Nokia 3, and embraced the taller 18:9 display. Last month, an unknown Nokia device with TA-1157 model number was spotted on FCC website in the US. Now, the device has been certified by Wi-Fi Alliance with Android Pie on board. Also Read - Nokia X20, X10 India launch hinted by local website, could break into 5G handset marketAlso Read - Jio 5G service: Reliance Jio, Intel partner to develop 5G network for India
The latest certification suggests that the TA-1157 model is indeed the Nokia 3.2 smartphone, and it might make its debut this week at MWC 2019. According to the listing, the Nokia 3.2 will support Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity. Along with it, the Wi-Fi certification also revealed that the smartphone will run the latest Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box, MSP reports. The Wi-Fi Alliance listing does not reveal much about the specifications. But as per previous FCC certification, the smartphone is to expected to feature Bluetooth 4.2, dual rear-cameras, and come with 3,000mAh battery. Also Read - Nokia C20 Plus budget smartphone launched: Check specs, price and other details
Nokia 3.1 specifications and price
To recap, the Nokia 3.1 smartphone sports a 5.2-inch LCD display with a resolution of 1440×720 pixels, and taller 18:9 aspect ratio. It also features an anodized aluminum chassis with a polycarbonate back, which is similar to its predecessor. Powering the device is an octa-core MediaTek 6750 chipset with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.
The device features a 13-megapixel primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and has 1080p@30fps video recording capabilities. While at the front, the device has an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture and 720p@30fps video recording support.
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The Nokia 3.1 is part of the Android One program, and ran Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. The company has promised three years of monthly security updates and two years of major software updates for the smartphone, which means the Nokia 3.1 will be updated to Android Q. The smartphone lacks a fingerprint sensor, but is backed by a 2,990mAh battery.