+ Wednesday September 18th, 2019

HMD Global, the powerhouse brand behind the Nokia smartphone range, have today announced that they will be launching the Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 to the Australian marketplace through various online and retail stores.

HMD Global have stated that both the Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 will come with advanced AI that will help give you access to calls, music, directions and information through various means by simply:

  • One press for instant access to Google Assistant
  • Double press to display the info that matters to you
  • Long press for long requests and multiple tasks

The Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 will also be the first ever Nokia smartphones to begin storing data to the Google Cloud Region in Hamina, Finland, reinforcing HMD Global’s commitment to data security.

Spec-wise, the Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 offer some decent specs:

DeviceNokia 3.2Nokia 4.2
Display6.26-inch LCD5.71-inch LCD
PPI720×1520 (295 PPI)720×1520 (295 PPI)
RAM2GB3GB
Memory16GB32GB
Expandable MemoryYes, 400GB via microSDYes, 400GB via microSD
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 429Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Rear Camera13MP12MP/2MP
Front Camera5MP8MP
Android VersionAndroid 9.0Android 9.0
SensorsGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS,
Light and Proximity sensors, Accelerometer
Fingerprint sensor, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS,
Light and Proximity sensors, Accelerometer
BluetoothVersion 4.2Version 4.2
Battery4000mAh3000mAh
Colours AvailableBlack & SteelBlack & Pink Sand
Dimensions159.44 x 76.24 x 8.6mm @ 178 g148.95 x 71.30 x 8.39mm @ 161g
Price$249$299
Retailer AvailabilityBig W & Harvey NormanBig W & JB Hi-Fi

HMD Global have stated that the Nokia 3.2 will be available in both Black or Steel colours through Harvey Norman and Big W from July 4th for $249. The Nokia 4.2 will be available in Black or Pink Sand colour options and available through JB Hi-Fi and Big W from 4th July for $299 RRP.

HMD Global have also announced that both devices will be available through Pennytel and will be the first ever smartphones being offered with their smart plans. To celebrate this, HMD Global and Pennytel are having the chance for new customers to win a Nokia 4.2. All you would have to do is to register your interest for a great value plan and bundle through the Pennytel competition website link to be in chance to win a Nokia 4.2.

You can check out Pennytel’s plans via their website.

Alex Dennis   Associate

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Jeni Skunk
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Alex, for the AI access, ‘One press’, ‘Long press’, ‘Double press’, of or on what?

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The presumably better model 4.2 should have a bigger screen than the lesser 3.2 model. With a 429/439 processor they probably should be Android Go handsets.

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The thing that irks me is the asymmetrical corners of the screen in Nokia’s notched devices. It looks fine in portrait orientation, but when the phone is rotated into landscape orientation the corners look uneven. Yes, the notch can be hidden via Settings but the corners still don’t match!

I know, it’s an odd thing to get hung up over but the asymmetry sticks out too much for me.

Joshua Hill
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Might want to check those stated PPI’s
Same resolution but different size screen can’t yield the same PPI.

For reference Nokia int’l English website list the 3.2 as 269ppi and the 4.2 as 270ppi which doesn’t seem accurate either but there’s definitely a problem when Nokia’s own listed spec is different than the one’s here.

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