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Nokia 3.1 Plus arrives in the United States on Cricket Wireless
Going big on screen, battery life and imaging with dual rear cameras at an exceptional value, the Nokia 3.1 Plus is now available at select Cricket Wireless locations
Nokia 3.1
Nokia 3.1

NEW YORK, NY January 25, 2019 HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced that the new Nokia 3.1 Plus is now available to buy from Cricket Wireless and on CricketWireless.com for suggested retail price of $159.99 . The Nokia 3.1 Plus is one of HMD Global’s first carrier-ranged device in the United States.

 

Maurizio Angelone, Vice President Americas, HMD Global, said:

“Ever since we introduced Nokia smartphones on Android in the open channels in United States, we have received overwhelming feedback from our fans. This has given us the confidence to now consider the carrier channels in this important market. Today, we are taking the first step by joining forces with Cricket Wireless for the Nokia 3.1 Plus. The Nokia 3.1 Plus delivers on the experience that you expect from a Nokia phone – design and craftsmanship that stands out, premium experiences such as, a large display, long-lasting battery dual rear cameras at accessible price points. We think the Nokia 3.1 Plus will be a hit for our and Cricket Wireless’ fans in the United States.”

 

“We’re excited to launch the Nokia 3.1 Plus as the inaugural smartphone that reintroduces Nokia phones to the North America wireless market, “said Tiffany Baehman, vice president & chief marketing officer, Cricket Wireless.” The device offers our customers another affordable smartphone with premium features, exclusively from Cricket Wireless.”

 

Maximum entertainment

The Nokia 3.1 Plus delivers great viewing experiences in its category thanks to its 5.99-inch HD+ display and 18:9 aspect ratio, squeezing in more of your favourite newsfeeds, apps and videos making it ideal for content streams and social media. With its 3500mAh battery2 that lasts two days between charges1 and nine hours of maximum video playback time, the Nokia 3.1 Plus can effortlessly get you through your Netflix binges without needing a top-up.

 

Everything you need in a smartphone

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 Mobile Platform is designed to support speedy downloads and uploads, stunning graphics and photos, and power-saving performance. The Snapdragon 439 also provides a boost during intensive tasks like watching videos to help ensure a sustainable high performance and a consistently reliable experience.

 

Its beautifully sculpted polycarbonate body keeps its colour even when scratched, delivering a seamless, pure design that combines with a die-cast metal structure for impressive solidity. The Nokia 3.1 Plus’s matte, highly tactile finish with diamond cut detailing and curved 2.5D glass offers a precision crafted feel in the hand that you expect from a Nokia smartphone.

 

An ergonomically placed fingerprint sensor allows you to quickly unlock your phone and authenticate where applications allow. With NFC enabled, you can also securely and conveniently authorize payments using Google Pay.

 

Get professional style bokeh shots with dual rear cameras

Step up your photography game with fast auto focus whether it’s day or night thanks to the 13MP Phase Detection Auto Focus main camera. The rear camera also includes a 5MP sensor for rear depth sensing imaging to let you take professional studio style shots with selectable bokeh blur and allow you to adjust blur even after the image has been taken. On the front there is an 8MP camera to make your selfies stand out. With its high quality dual camera photography and AI-accelerated experiences powered by Snapdragon 439, the Nokia 3.1 Plus makes premium photography features available at an accessible price point.

 

The best of Android, now available on Cricket Wireless

The Nokia 3.1 Plus joins the comprehensive line-up of Nokia smartphones in the Android family, delivering a high-quality experience and the best of Android available on Cricket Wireless. Nokia smartphones on Android offer great storage and battery life out of the box with no hidden processes and the latest Android innovations allow users to stay ahead of the game. In addition, as is true with all Nokia smartphones, software updates ensure your experience gets better with new features and capabilities over time.

 

Nokia 3.1 Plus ships with Android Pie pre-loaded, so users will immediately be able to enjoy the latest features, including Picture-in-Picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to declutter the software even further, 60 new emojis and battery maximising features such as limiting background app use.

 

Availability

The Nokia 3.1 Plus comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM in Blue and it is available at Cricket Wireless retail stores and on CricketWireless.com for a suggested retail price of 159.99 starting January 25, 2018.

 

For further information, please contact the HMD Press Office: hmd@havasformula.com

 

About HMD Global

Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.

 

Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. Android One, Google and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC. Oreo is a trademark of Mondelez International, Inc. group.

 

About Cricket Wireless

Cricket brings more value with a simple, smarter, friendly wireless experience on our reliable nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 99% of Americans.* Our easy-to-understand and affordable service plans include monthly taxes and don’t require an annual contract. And our top-brand phones at affordable prices give our customers something to smile about. Visit cricketwireless.com to learn more or find a store near you. Stay up-to-date with the Cricket Newsroom, and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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*Based on overall coverage in the U.S. Download speeds max of 8Mbps (LTE)/4Mbps (4G) on most plans. Compatible device req’d. 4G coverage is not equivalent to overall network coverage.

 

1Based on a real-life usage test by HMD Global. See more info at www.nokia.com/nokia3plus

2Battery has limited recharge cycles and battery capacity reduces over time. Eventually the battery may need to be replaced.

3Free storage at high quality, requires Google account and internet connection.