Suning Tesco has released a new Weibo post through which it has confirmed that it will be carrying out the pre-orders of the Nokia 3.1 Plus smartphone on Nov. 22. This confirms that the new Nokia smartphone will go official in China on the same date.
HMD Global had launched Nokia 3.1 Plus smartphone in India on Oct. 11. Soon after its Indian launch, the smartphone was spotted on TENAA with full specifications which suggested that the phone may soon launch in China. As of this writing, there is no information available on the pricing of the smartphone for the Chinese market. In India, the handset is selling with a starting price of Rs. 9,499 (~$133). The Finnish firm is known for selling its smartphones with cheaper price tags in China. Hence, the Nokia 3.1 Plus may cost 899 Yuan (~$129) in the country.
The Nokia 3.1 Plus comes with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen that produces 18:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The Helio P22 chipset powers the phone along with 3 GB of RAM. It comes with a native storage of 32 GB. The phone features a microSD card slot for additional storage.
The 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera setup is placed on the rear shell of the Nokia 3.1 Plus. The back panel of the phone is also fitted with a fingerprint scanner. The handset draws power from 3,500mAh battery. It is yet another Android One smartphone from the company. The phone comes loaded with stock edition of the Android 8.1 Oreo OS.
In India, the Nokia 3.1 Plus comes in two models. The base edition of the phone includes 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of native storage. It is priced at Rs. 9,499 (~$133). The higher model features 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. It carries a price tag of Rs. 11,499 (~$160).
According to the TENAA listing of the phone, the Nokia 3.1 Plus will be hitting China in 2 GB RAM + 16 GB storage and 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage versions. It will be available in White and Blue color options. These models may carry respective price tags of 899 Yuan and 999 Yuan in China.