Nokia 3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Nokia 3 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Nokia 3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Nokia 3 is a 2017 smartphone. It measures 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.5 mm and weighs 140 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 294 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 16 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2630 mAh.

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Nokia 3 specs

General specs

Brand and model Nokia 3
Release date 2017, February
Dimensions 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.5 mm (5.65 x 2.81 x 0.33 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz)
Body build Aluminum frame, plastic back
Colors Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Copper White
Battery 2630 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price130 EUR


Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5" inc
Screen area 68.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio67.3%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px
PPI /points per inch/ 294 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 8 MP, Single
Camera specs
-8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm, AF
Functions LED flash
Video 720p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, AF
Video 720p


Operating system OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset - Mediatek MT6737 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T720MP1
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal memory 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score26871 (Rank 1262 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core101 (Rank 1502 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core340 (Rank 1492 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core557 (Rank 691 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core1526 (Rank 683 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript1082

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.48 W/kg (head)     1.85 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio with RDS
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Nokia 3 was around 130 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, February.
The weight of the Nokia 3 is 140 g.
The screen size of the Nokia 3 is 5" inches.
The size of the Nokia 3 is 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.5 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.