HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced new Nokia smartphones, a new member of the Originals family and its brand-new hassle-free data roaming service. The Nokia 8.3 5G is the first 5G Nokia smartphone added to the portfolio, and is joined by the bnew Nokia 5.3 and the latest addition to the Originals family, the Nokia 5310. HMD Global also enters a brand-new service category with HMD Connect global data roaming, an innovative and hassle-free service that keeps you connected to the things that matter most.
Alongside the new devices and new roaming service, to celebrate the phone partnership with the 25th Bond movie, in cinemas in November, fans can now get their hands on an exclusive 007 branded special edition Kevlar Case for the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2.
Florian Seiche, Chief Executive Officer, HMD Global:
“I am incredibly proud of the innovations we have introduced today that build on our unique commitment to ensuring the Nokia smartphone experience will only get better over time. Today we are kicking off a new chapter for HMD Global as we step into 5G with a truly global, future-proof smartphone. Combined with the launch of HMD Connect, we are creating a truly seamless experience in terms of connectivity.”
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global:
“We take great pride in working with our partners to deliver unique devices. That’s why we’re excited to announce a number of firsts with this launch. With the help of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 765G Modular Platform, we’ve created a truly global 5G Nokia smartphone that’s designed with cost, usability and future-proofing in mind. Not only does the Qualcomm 5G solution enable to us condense more than 40 different radio frequency (RF) components in a single module, the Nokia 8.3 5G also features the highest number of 5G New Radio bands from 600hmz all the way up to 3.8GHz – meaning it is a truly global and future-proof device.
“The new Nokia 5.3 takes powerful features like the quad camera and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 Mobile Platform and puts these at the fingertips of an even wider pool of fans. And we couldn’t ignore our wildly popular Originals family. That’s why we’re bringing back the Nokia 5310 – so you never miss a beat.”
Nokia 8.3 5G
The Nokia 8.3 5G is designed to support multiple and evolving 5G network deployments, with support for both standalone and non-standalone 5G combinations, which operators are rolling out around the globe. Being the first smartphone to use the Qualcomm® 5G RF Front end module solution, as part of its Qualcomm® Modular Platform, the Nokia 8.3 5G condenses more than 40 different RF components into a single module, making it not only a global device but also a future-proof smartphone which is ready for the next step in 5G.
The Nokia 8.3 5G also comes with a powerful PureView quad camera with ZEISS optics, letting you capture it all. Debuting ZEISS Cinema capture and editor and bringing extraordinary low-light video recording with OZO audio, this is the ideal smartphone for those who want to create without limits. The Nokia 8.3 5G will be ready for what’s next, being perfectly optimised for 5G – ensuring more people can enjoy the fast, reliable connectivity for streaming and gaming wherever they go. Inspired by Finnish roots, the Nokia 8.3 5G comes in Polar Night – a colour that takes inspiration straight from the arctic sky.
Cristiano Amon, President, Qualcomm:
“We are proud to support HMD Global in announcing their new 5G device – one of the first commercially announced devices to be based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 765G Modular Platform. We developed this platform to help bring 5G experiences to everyone and give time to market advantages to our customers – it is a highly integrated solution based on the world’s first-announced mobile platform with integrated 5G, coupled with an advanced RF module to create a truly global 5G solution. Using this modular approach, Nokia 5G devices will be the perfect blend of sleek design and performance. Looking ahead, the possibilities with 5G are truly limitless, and we’re excited for what Qualcomm and HMD Global will accomplish together in the 5G era.”
The Nokia 5.3 comes with a quad camera, the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 Mobile Platform and two-day battery life. The AI-powered quad-camera helps capture the perfect shot no matter where you are, even in dim light, thanks to Night Mode. The phone helps make the most out of streaming your favourite shows and playing games all day long. This device has a durable yet stunning, Nordic-inspired design, comes with Android™ 10.
The Nokia 5310 brings with it an MP3 playerand FM radio, combined with powerful, dual front-facing speakers letting you carry your favourite tunes with you on the go. The phone has a classic design with a slick new feel and battery that’s built to last, keeping you connected day after day.
HMD Connect Global Data Roaming Service
HMD Global enters a new service category with the launch of its HMD Connect global data roaming service, enabling people around the world to benefit from a hassle-free data SIM when travelling and staying in full control of their data plans. The HMD Connect global data roaming keeps you connected in an easier way paying only for what you need. Signing up via the app, fans will receive a SIM card to their home address and will have control over their data plan. HMD Connect will launch in BETA through HMDConnect.com, bringing hassle-free, secure and affordable roaming across the world.
The HMD Connect global data roaming service currently works in over 120 countries across the globe, and, together with partner Greenwave Systems and local operators, HMD Global is working to expand the coverage to even more networks and countries in the future.