Saturday, January 26, 2019
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."
Tiffany Baehman, vice president & chief marketing officer, Cricket Wireless
"We're excited to launch the Nokia 3.1 Plus as the inaugural smartphone that reintroduces Nokia to the North Americawireless 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."
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 battery1 that lasts two days between charges2 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.