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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.

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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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