HMD Global has announced collaborations with three wireless carriers in North America – Cricket Wireless and Verizon in the United States and Rogers Communications in Canada. HMD Global is the home for Nokia smartphones, which is undoubtedly one of the most loved brands and the brand has provided great options for consumers, it is also expanding Nokia smartphones on Android with the launch of two wireless provider-specific devices coming to the United States this month and another coming to Rogers subsidiary brand, chatr, in Canada very soon. The Nokia 3.1 Plus will be the inaugural Nokia phone on Cricket’s 4G LTE network that covers more than 99% of Americans, based on overall coverage in the U.S and Nokia 2 V will be first Nokia phone on Verizon. The Nokia 3.1 Plus features a 6-inch(720 x 1440 pixels) HD+ 2.5D curved glass display, it is powered by a Snapdragon 439 SoC. It is packed with 35000mAH battery and also comes with support for NFC-enable Google Pay. It also comes with a rear fingerprint scanner. The Nokia 2 V features a 5.5-inch HD anti-fingerprint coating display, it is powered by a Snapdragon 425 processor and pack in a big 4000mAh battery and dual front-facing stereo speakers.
Pricing and Availability
Nokia 3.1 Plus is now available in Cricket Wireless stores and on CricketWireless.com for $159.99. The Nokia 2 V will be available in Verizon stores and on VerizonWireless.com starting January 31.
Florian Seiche, Chief Executive Officer, HMD Global, said “We are extremely excited and committed to build long-term strategic partnerships with the leading carriers in North America. Our Nokia phone promise is distinct and built on consumer insight – European design and craftsmanship, excellent quality, latest Android and purposeful innovation that enhances your everyday user experience. We want consumers in North America to love and trust their Nokia phones.”