Thanks to the hard work of HMD Global, the Nokia brand has been synonymous with some of the best budget smartphones for more than a year. Now, the company's bringing a few of its most popular Nokia handsets to Canada.
On Thursday, August 23, HMD Global announced that the Nokia 6.1, Nokia 5, Nokia 3, Nokia 1, and Nokia 3310 (3G) are all now available for purchase in the Great White North.
The Nokia 6.1 is the most powerful of the bunch, and when Harish reviewed it this past June, he called it, "one of the best phones you can buy today for under $300." The phone is a bit more expensive in Canada at $399 CAD, but with a Snapdragon 630 processor, 5.5-inch LCD display, and dual rear cameras, still offers a lot of bang for your buck.
If you're interested, the phone's being now at Staples and is coming to other "select stores" soon.
The Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 are even cheaper budget Android phones, coming in with $279 and $209 price tags, respectively. These two phones aren't quite as nice or powerful as what you'll get with the Nokia 6.1, but if you're trying to save a bit more cash, are still worth considering. Both are available now from Best Buy, Staples, and Canada Computers.
The Nokia 1 is Nokia's first Android Go device, and it's currently the cheapest smartphone in Nokia's lineup with a CAD price of just $129. The phone proved to be surprisingly great in our full review, and if you want to pick one up for yourself, it's available at Best Buy and Staples.
Last but not least, the Nokia 3310 is the reimagining of Nokia's ultra-popular phone by the same name from 2000. While you won't find Android here, it does have 27 days of standby time with its battery, 3G connectivity, and (of course) Snake. The phone's on sale now for just $89 at Best Buy, Staples, and Walmart.
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