The Nokia 3310 3G, the Nokia 1 and the Nokia 6.1 are now available online and in select stores
TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2018 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announces that the Nokia 3310 3G, Nokia 1, Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6.1 are available to buy in Canada. Retailers carrying a range of devices online include Best Buy, Canada Computers, Staples and Walmart. Several of the aforementioned devices are also available in-stores at Best Buy and Staples now.
Nokia 3310 3G: a modern classic reborn
With fresh colours and a new user interface that lets fans pick a theme to suit their mood, this modern classic is 3G enabled. The retro user interface has been improved to deliver an enhanced, customisable experience. That means you can now change the icon colours and position to ensure your favourite functions are exactly where you want them to be. Ergonomically redesigned for an even better in-hand experience, Nokia 3310 3G has more spacing between the buttons, letting you dial, text and tweet more comfortably. With 6.5 hours of talk time and an impressive up to 27 days of standby time, you’re always able to stay in touch. And yes, it still has Snake! This device is $89 and is available online now at Best Buy, Staples and Walmart and can be found in-store at Staples.
Nokia 1: a complete smartphone experience accessible to everyone
A breakthrough in accessible technology, the Nokia 1 delivers smartphone essentials, refreshingly familiar design and the reassuring quality of a Nokia phone to fans around the world. With a quad-core processor, front and rear cameras and 4G connectivity, the Nokia 1 elevates everything you love about feature phones in an accessible smartphone package. Combining a removable 2150 mAh battery and power-efficient IPS display, its hardware works with optimised apps so you can make the most out of each charge. Running the latest Android Oreo™ (Go edition), a version of Android for devices with 1GB RAM or less1, the Nokia 1 delivers extraordinary value with an exceptional experience encompassing all the features you’d expect from a quality smartphone. This device is $129 and is available online and in-store at Best Buy and Staples now.
Nokia 3: a stunning smartphone with unprecedented value
With a precision machined aluminium frame forged out of a single piece of aluminium, a laminated 5″ display with sculpted Corning® Gorilla® Glass and seamlessly integrated 8MP wide aperture cameras (front and back), the Nokia 3 packs a truly premium quality smartphone experience into its compact and elegant form. This device is $209 and is available online at Best Buy, Canada Computers and Staples now.
Nokia 5: the quality of a high-end flagship for everyone
A sleek and compact smartphone, the Nokia 5 nestles in your hand. It has been precision engineered out of a single block of 6000 series aluminium to create a perfect pillowed body that flows seamlessly into the laminated 5.2″ IPS HD display with sculpted Corning®Gorilla® Glass. Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 30 mobile platform and the Qualcomm® Adreno™505 graphics processor, the Nokia 5 brings robust structural integrity, attention to detail and the quality of a high-end flagship to everyone. This device is $279 and is available online at Best Buy, Canada Computersand Staples now.
Nokia 6.1: our award-winning phone just got even better
Building on the success of its predecessor, the Nokia 6.1 packs even more powerful performance and great new features into a more compact, durable body. Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 Mobile Platform, the Nokia 6.1 is over 60% faster than its award-winning predecessor. Also, now offering enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, Nokia spatial audio and pure, secure and up-to-date Android Oreo™, the Nokia 6.1 has been selected by Google to join the Android One family. The Nokia 6.1 will stay fresh over time with the latest Google innovations and regular security updates.
Taking the original’s precision craftsmanship to the next level, the Nokia 6.1 combines a unibody, made from a solid block of 6000 series aluminium, with an 11-hour two-tone anodising and polishing process. And by uniting a sculpted 2.5D display with damage-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, the Nokia 6.1’s compact and refined body is designed to stay beautiful for longer. The Nokia 6.1 delivers fast and smooth performance alongside great day-long battery life. This device is $399 and is now available online at Staples and in select stores soon.
Maurizio Angelone, Vice President Americas, HMD Global, said:
“Since launching in December 2016, HMD Global has brought Nokia phones to more than 80 markets around the globe. As a young start-up building on the heritage of one of the industry’s most respected brands, scaling to this global demand has been one of our greatest challenges. Thanks to the overwhelming response from our fans in Canada, we are now proud to announce that the Nokia 3310 3G, Nokia 1, Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6.1 with Best Buy, Canada Computers, Staples and Walmart.”
For product details, please visit https://www.nokia.com/en_ca/phones.
About HMD Global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.
Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. Android, Google and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc. Qualcomm Snapdragon and Qualcomm Quick Charge are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. ZEISS and the ZEISS logo are registered trademarks of Carl Zeiss AG used under license of Carl Zeiss Vision GmbH.
About Staples/Bureau en Gros
Staples Canada/Bureau en Gros was founded in 1991. The company operates over 300 locations across all Canadian provinces. Through its world-class retail, eCommerce, mobile and delivery capabilities, Staples helps customers shop every day, however and whenever they want. Staples is dedicated to offering customers the latest products and expertise on everything from technology to school supplies, facility, breakroom, as well as business services and print production through Staples Print & Marketing. The company invests in a number of corporate giving programs that support environmental, educational and entrepreneurial initiatives in Canadian communities. Visit www.staples.ca for more information, or get social with @StaplesCanada on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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