HMD Global (Nokia) has been striving to remain a major player in the smartphone business. In the past the Nokia brand has been mostly associated with outdated phones, but recently they have been releasing more modern smartphones.
Nokia 3.2 is one of the latest addition to Nokia modern mid range smartphone collection. The Nokia smartphone was released during the Mobile World Congress 2019. It was released alongside Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 1 Plus, and Nokia 4.2. Nokia 3.2 was the successor to the Android One powered Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 3.1.
Nokia 3.2 comes with quite a lot of improvements over its predecessor. One of the latest improvement on the Nokia 3.2 smartphone is the dedicated button for Google Assistant Which enables one to single click to open Assistant, double click to open Visual Snapshot and press and hold to use Google Assistant Walkie Talkie.
The Nokia smartphone also has notification light in the power button and other features such as Dark mode, adaptive battery and digital wellness. Nokia 3.2 is available in two colours, Black and Popular Steel colour.
Nokia 3.2 Features
The Nokia 3.2 comes with the trending water drop design, having a bigger body and display screen than it’s predecessor (Nokia 3.1 and 3.1 Plus). The Nokia smartphone is made up of a glossy polycarbonate material.
The Nokia 3.2’s display is a large 6.26 inch a-si TFT screen. The display is broken up only by a compact teardrop notch at the top of the display and a little bezel at the bottom.
Nokia 3.2 has a display resolution of 720 × 1520 pixels and a pixel density of 269ppi with aspect ratio of 19:9. The screen is quite big, the display looks good and the viewing angles are decent enough.
Nokia 3.2 is available in two different models. One of the model of Nokia 3.2 has 2GB RAM capacity with 16GB in-built internal memory space. The other variant of the Nokia smartphone has 3GB RAM capacity with 32GB in-built internal memory space.
It is only the model with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory that support fingerprint sensor. The 2GB/16GB model of Nokia 3.2 doesn’t support fingerprint. The internal memory of Nokia 3.2 can be expanded with a dedicated microSD card slot up to 400 GB.
The Nokia 3.2 is not among smartphones that is place among the photographic powerhouse. The smartphone only has a single rear camera and a front (selfie) camera.
The rear camera has 13 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture and support Digital Zoom, Geotagging, Autofocus, Panorama, HDR, Self-timer, Face detection, Touch focus, Scene mood, ISO settings ,White balance settings and Exposure compensation with 1080p video recording capabilities at 30fps.
The rear camera uses a CMOS image sensor while the selfie camera uses CMOS BSI (backside illumination) image sensor. The selfie camera is 5 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture, and serves as the Face Unlock feature. It has video resolution of 0.92 megapixels.
Although with the cameras (especially the front camera), one should not expect breath-taking pictures, but can be relied on to produce decent pictures.
The battery capacity is one point to enjoy about Nokia 3.2 smartphone. For such a little and mid range smartphone, Nokia 3.2 uses a powerful battery of 4000mAh capacity. It’s a non-removable Li-polymer battery.
The Nokia smartphone offers much more power than most flagship devices in today’s market. It also has support for fast charging technology with 10W.
Nokia 3.2 is armed with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 processor which clock’s 1.8 GHz processing speed. The Nokia 3.2 smartphone uses Android 9 Pie as part of Android One, getting regular updates on security for three years, and updated Android OS for two years.
The central processing unit (CPU) of Nokia 3.2 comes with ARM Cortex-A53 in addition to 64 CPU bits and instruction set of ARMv8. The Nokia smartphone uses 4 CPU cores with a CPU frequency of 1800 megahertz and powered by Qualcomm Adreno 504 graphic processing unit.
Nokia 3.2 makes use of Connectivity technologies such as VoWiFi, VoLTE, Tethering, OTA and computer Sync. It has a FM radio receiver and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Nokia smartphone has micro USB port version 2.0 which is use for charging, mass storage and OTG (on-The-Go).
Nokia 3.2 also comes with Bluetooth v4.2 which has A2DP ( Advance Audio Distribution Profile) . The smartphone supports Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot, 4G networks, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS and BDS.
The Sensors in Nokia 3.2 include Light, Accelerometer, Proximity and fingerprint scanner. The fingerprint scanner is only available for 3GB/32GB model.
Nokia 3.2 Specifications
- Dimensions: 159.4 * 76.2 * 8.6 mm
- Weight: – 181 g
- Software/OS: Android 9.0, Pie with Android One
- SIM Option: Nano (Dual SIM)
- 2G Mobile Bands : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 3G Mobile Bands: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 4G Mobile Bands: LTE Band 1/ 3/ 5/ 7/ 8/ 20/ 28/ 38/ 40/ 41/
- WIFI: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
- Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
- Processor Type: 64 bits Quad Core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53
- Graphic Processor: Qualcomm Adreno 504
- Screen Display: 6.26 Inches
- Type: a-si TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
- Resolution: 1520 x 720 pixels
- Pixel Density: 269 ppi pixel density
- Colour: 16 Million
- Multi-touch: Yes
- Protection: N/A
- RAM Capacity: 2 GB / 3 GB
- Internal Memory: 16 GB / 32 GB
- External Memory: Dedicated slot (micro SD), Expandable up to 400 GB
- Rear Camera: 13 MP with Flash Support
- Front Camera: 5 MP
- Capacity: 4000 mAh Li-Po
- Type: Non Removable
- Fast / Quick Charging: Yes (10W)
- Standby Time: N/a
- Talk time: N/a
- Music Playback: N/a
- Bluetooth: v4.2
- GPS: A-GPS, GLONASS
- NFC: N/a
- USB: micro USB 2.0, OTG
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (3GB/32GB model)
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Gyroscope: N/a
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock / Face ID: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing: –
- Voice Control: –
- Barometer: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Radio: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Video Format: MP4 and MPEG4 Player
- Music Format: MP3, eAAC+, AC3 and FLAC Player
- Document Viewer
- Image Viewer / editor
- Predictive Text Input
Nokia 3.2 Price in Nigeria
Nokia 3-2 Price in Nigeria – On Jumia, (3GB 32GB) goes for N34,990 shipped from overseas while Nokia 3.2 (2GB 16GB) sells between N49,000 to N50,000. Konga sells ( 2GB 16GB) between N39,999 to N50.000. Slot sells the 2GB 32GB variant of Nokia 3.2 for N41,500.