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Nokia 3

Nokia 3
alaScore 87

259 reviews

Jun, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 259 reviews of Nokia 3. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and durability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the GPS navigation and reliability. Comments about the reception and camera are mixed.

usability, price, design, durability, portability

battery, reliability, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (

How cheap is too cheap? You’ll see


The Android phone sacrifices too much power in order to keep costs down.

The Android-based Nokia 3 is dirt-cheap, looks good and is comfortable to hold in one hand.

Its lack of power makes using the phone sluggish and frustrating.

The Nokia 3 sacrifices too much processing power to achieve its low price. You’re better off spending a bit more on the Motorola Moto G5.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Mark Peters (

Nokia 3 budget phone


Nokia budget phone delivers premium performance for all : Nokia's low-entry level handset beats global phone manufacturers with 'Premium for all concept'. Say goodbye to your next Galaxy device and experience 'value for money' at its best. With a...

The new Nokia 3 smartphone comes with Android Nougat, the complete set of Google Services and no unnecessary extras. You get an experience that’s focused and clutter-free, and we’ll make sure you keep getting regular updates, so you’ll always stay on...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Victor H. (

Nokia 3 Review


The Nokia 3 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, it features a sleek, recognizable design, 4G LTE connectivity and is priced to sell…

Low price ; Very good build quality and likable design ; Clean Android interface ; Supports microSD memory expansion ; Decent photo quality

Video quality is trash ; Display looks bad: has a terrible blue tint ; Underpowered, stuttery performance ; Scant storage

Jul, 2017

Expert review by (

Nokia 3, First Take: Affordable Android, but beware the trade-offs


Nokia has had its share of knockbacks in recent times, but the company has not given up on handsets. Its phone brand is now owned by HMD , a Finnish company, but you'd never know. Visit Nokia's website and its Phones, Health (courtesy of the Withings...

Expert review by : Hadlee Simons (

Nokia 3 review: the Redmi 4A should be your first choice


HMD brought Nokia-branded smartphones back to life in 2017, and it seems like the move has paid off already. Between the attractive price tags and stock ta

The Nokia 3 isn’t going to wow you in any particular area, but it does have pure Android and the promise of regular security updates. Me? I’d probably get the Redmi 4A instead, offering a 13MP main camera and double the storage (32GB). Or I’d save a...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Shilpa (gizbot_com)

Nokia 3 First Impressions: Entry-level Android phone


Known as entry-level Android phone, it offers decent specs for a reasonable price.

May, 2017

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Nokia 3 review: Can its attractive design distract you from its flaws?


HMD hasreleased several Nokia smartphones and the time has now come for us to present you with our assessment. Today, we give you our complete review of one of Nokia's recent devices: the Nokia 3 . How does it measure up to the competition? What's it...

Excellent finish and design ; Dual SIM & microSD ; Android Stock & quick updates ; Competitive price

Disappointing battery life ; Very long charging times ; Poor photo quality ; Limited storage capacity

For a great price, you can get an attractive design and nice build. HMD has produced a smartphone that is pleasing to the eye and to the touch. It’s an entry-level smartphone so don’t expect miracles: the performance, camera and battery leave much to...

Expert review by : Max Parker (

Nokia 3 Review | Trusted Reviews


Nokia 3 review: The cheapest Android toting Nokia smartphone is well built and offers a clean Android experience with the Pixel launcher and Google Assistant. But does it offer enough to compete with the Moto G Play, Moto E and more?

Great software ; Budget price ; Battery life will get you through the day

Terrible performance ; Bad display ; Unreliable camera

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : James Peckham (

Nokia 3 review


A budget smartphone with an eye-catching design

Solid build quality and premium design ; Remarkably Low price ; Stock Android software works great

Disappointing performance may become frustrating ; Limited storage if you want to download lots ; Middling battery life may be an issue

It may look like one of the best cheap phones on the market but the Nokia 3 is style over substance, struggling with long load times and poor battery life.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Nokia 3 review: Three isn't the magic number


The Nokia 3 is a forgettable device and can only really be recommended for someone who is an infrequent smartphone user, with low expectations when it

Quality design and build

Poor display quality ; Laggy performance ; Poor battery life with no fast charging

The Nokia 3 feels like the wrong first step for a new Nokia. We accept that there's a great demand for phones that are affordable, but with the likes of Motorola offering some great devices around this price or a fraction higher, it's hard to see how...

Jul, 2017

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