Nokia, under the control of HMD Global, the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer has announced the all-new Nokia G300 a budget smartphone with 5G headed for the US. The major selling point of this smartphone is that it comes with 5G support for just $200 which is one of the first available in the US. Without further ado, let us get into all the details you’ll need to know about the Nokia G300.
Nokia G300 Specs & Features
The Nokia G300 sports a rather large 6.52 inches IPS LCD display that has a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and 269 PPI density. The screen has a waterdrop notch at the top with pretty chunky bezels that are not aesthetically pleasing but not bad considering its price, just $200.
As for the network, it supports the following 5G bands (5G NR): n2, n5, n66, n77, n71, n25, n41, and 4G LTE bands: 2, 4, 5, 12, 66, 71, 13, 41. It comes with Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, and Wi-Fi 5.
Powering the G300 is the entry-level Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G (8nm) chipset which has a maximum clock speed of 2.0 GHz coupled with Adreno 619 GPU. It comes with a substantial 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with micro SD card support of up to 1,000GB. The phone comes running on Android 11 straight out of the box.
There is a triple camera on the Nokia G300 that features a 16MP main camera, a 5MP ultrawide camera, and a 2MP depth camera. On the front, there’s an 8MP camera tucked in the notch for all your selfie needs. The rear camera can record 1080p videos at up to 60 fps. The camera supports EIS, Night mode, wind noise cancellation, and OZO audio surround.
The battery on this phone is also great as Nokia advertises it as two-day battery life. It comes with a 4,470 mAh battery and has support for 18W fast charging via its USB-C port.
There’s a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on the power button and support for face unlock as options for biometric security.
As for availability, the Nokia G300 will be available from October 19, via two prepaid services: Straight Talk and TracFone Wireless.