Viet Nam is a key market for Nokia phones and it plans to expand in the market, HMD Global, which owns the Nokia brand, s said.
As part of this strategy, it has recently launched two new phones, Nokia 2.1 and Nokia 3.1.
The Nokia 2.1 combines a 5.5-inch HD screen and dual front-front facing speakers with a 4,000mAh battery that will last two days.
It runs on Android Oreo.
The phone will be available in three colours: blue-copper, blue-silver and grey-silver.
It will be sold from the beginning of August, but the price has not been revealed yet.
The Nokia 3.1 runs on Android One and is endorsed by Google.
It has an octa-core MediaTek 6750 chipset and features an upgraded 13MP auto-focus rear camera.
Priced at VND3.39 million (US$148) onwards, it is the most affordable 18:9 smartphone.
Kyler Tan, country general director, HMD Global Vietnam, said: “Nokia 3 has been an extremely successful part of the Nokia smartphone line-up in Viet Nam. With so many people enjoying it every day, we’ve had a tremendous amount of positive feedback and a real motivation to refine our fans’ experience even further. We’ve made sure Nokia 3.1 delivers the perfect balance between power and design so our customers do not need to compromise.”
The phone comes in blue-copper, black-chrome and white-iron, and two storage/RAM options. The 2GB/16GB version is priced at VND3.39 million ($148) and the 3GB/32GB version at VND3.99 million ($175). — VNS