Nokia 3.1 comes to the United States via special AT&T and Cricket models

Battery 4,000mAh Removable Battery

Both are company's latest budget smartphones for the United States carriers AT&T and Cricket Wireless. The update is said to bring improved system stability, UI enhancements, and the May 2019 Android security patch.

HMD Global has started rolling out a new software update for the Nokia 4.2. More than just their affordability, this new breed of Nokia phones have been popular for their clean Android experience and fast software updates. The smartphone was on pre-order so far at the official Nokia Mobile shop. The update also fixes a critical security vulnerability in media framework that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.

The two handsets have the same specifications, this includes a 5.45 inch display that comes with a 5.45 inch HD+ display.

The smartphone is a part of the Android One programme and ships with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.

The Nokia 4.2 is equipped with a dual-camera setup at the back for photography.


The 5G flagship from Nokia will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 octa-core processor. The update also adds a new "White Balance" option under the display settings of the Nokia 4.2. This consists of a 13-megapixel f/2.2 primary camera and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture.

At the launch event, together with Nokia 2.2, Nokia also launched Nokia 6.2 aka Nokia X71 and Nokia 9 PureView.

The two budget phones come with 2,900mAh batteries, USB Type-C charging ports and 3.5mm headphone jacks. The processor in this one is a Snapdragon 429 and the 720p 18:9 screen goes up to 5.45-inches.

In terms of camera, the device comes with a 8 mega pixel rear camera with LED flash with f/2.0 aperture and a LED flash. For Cricket Wireless, this is the 2nd phone being offered after the bigger Nokia 3.1 Plus came to the carrier earlier this year.

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