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Nokia 3 and 5 bring Nokia design know-how to midrange Android

Nokia continues its rebirth with these sleek new smartphones.

Richard Trenholm
Richard Trenholm was CNET's film and TV editor, covering the big screen, small screen and streaming. A member of the Film Critic's Circle, he's covered technology and culture from London's tech scene to Europe's refugee camps to the Sundance film festival.
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The Nokia 3 has a 5-inch high definition screen.

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The 3 has a polycarbonate back.

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It's powered by Android 7.0 Nougat software.

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Nokia hasn't added any extras, so the phone is loaded with just Google's apps and the apps you choose to install.

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There's an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies.

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The phone is edged in metal.

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The main camera is also an 8-megapixel job.

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Silly selfies are not mandatory.

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Here's the main camera.

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The sleek, curved design is pretty classy for a phone at this price.

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The 3 comes in traditional Nokia midnight blue, grey and a copper-edged white.

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Here we see Nokia's Android line-up side-by-side: (L-R) the Nokia 3, 5 and 6.

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Here's the Nokia 5 in action.

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The 5 is carved from a block of aluminium.

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Here's the 13-megapixel rear camera.

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The 5 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat software.

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It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon octacore processor with 2GB of RAM.

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The sleek and slick styling shows the relaunched manufacturer still has that old Nokia know-how.

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The 5 in familiar Nokia blue and silver.

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The antennas are located at the top and bottom of the phone.

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The slimline Nokia 5 will be available in the next few months.

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