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Nokia 3 and Nokia 5: Hands-on video and first impressions of the new Android handsets

In addition to a modern interpretation of the classic Nokia 3310 handset, HMD Global also unveiled two new Nokia Android devices at this week's Mobile World Congress. The 3 and 5 slot in below the higher-end 6 in HMD's range of Nokia-branded phones, and... well, let me just get right to it: both of the new smartphones seem very nice indeed.

Even on the early pre-production units that HMD let me get my paws on, the build quality of both devices was excellent. Despite their relatively low prices - €139 EUR for the Nokia 3, and €189 for the 5 - the two handsets feel almost flagship-class in their construction and materials.

In the video below, you can get an overview of both handsets' key features, along with some very early impressions (my apologies for the camera autofocus going slightly wild at a couple of points...). Given how stylish and well-built these new handsets are, I'm eagerly awaiting the opportunity to put them through their paces in the real world, to see just how good they really are away from the glitzy surroundings of the show stand.

One clarification from the video: the Nokia 5 will ship with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, while the Nokia 3 is listed as being released with Android 7.0.

Check out some more of our hands-on videos from Mobile World Congress:

...and you can see our full coverage of all the big news from MWC 2017 here.

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