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The Nokia 3 skimps on features to hit its low price

The Nokia 3 is the cheapest Android Nokia phone.

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It looks great and is comfortable to hold, but the Nokia 3 has made some cutbacks to achieve its low price.

In the UK, it'll cost £120, which converts to AU$200 in Australia and about $155 in the US, although Nokia has yet to say whether it'll hit American stores.

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The back is made of plastic, which looks pretty nice, particularly with this copper-coloured edge.

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It's thin and comfortable to hold, but you don't get any kind of water resistance at this price.

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The 5-inch display has a 720p resolution, which is enough for your basic emailing and Twitter use, but high-res photos lack the pop you'll find on more expensive phones.

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There's an 8-megapixel front-facing camera which does a fair job of capturing your grinning selfies.

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It charges using Micro-USB, not the more recent double-sided USB-C.

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It runs Android 7.1 Nougat, with no additional bloatware from Nokia. 

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It's available in three colours. I prefer the copper one.

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The 8-megapixel rear camera is fine for quick snaps in the park, but it's not a phone you should buy if you're really into your photography. 

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