Nokia 3.1 drops to an irresistible $130 price in Best Buy's latest 'deal of the day'

Nokia 3.1 drops to an irresistible $130 price in Best Buy's latest 'deal of the day'
Despite the incredible recent global resurgence of the Nokia brand, culminating with a most improved title in the latest quarterly smartphone shipments report, there are still only a handful of HMD-made Nokias officially available in the US.

As the name suggests, the Nokia 3.1 is one of the least impressive models of this small group, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth purchasing at a nice discount. Typically sold for $160 unlocked by quite a few major retailers stateside, the no-notch 5.2-incher currently fetches as little as $129.99 over at Best Buy.

The $30 markdown is set to expire at 10 PM PST, so you obviously don’t have a lot of time to take advantage of this sweet post-Black Friday and Cyber Monday “Deal of the Day.”

Only the white version is eligible for that cool 18 percent or so price cut, while the black Nokia 3.1 will set you back $149.99 after a more modest $10 discount. You can activate the Android Oreo-powered handset on your GSM carrier of choice, be it AT&T, T-Mobile, or one of the two’s daughter prepaid operators, and all signs point to an official Android Pie update coming soon.

Almost shockingly soon for a low to mid-end device with a compact 1440 x 720 screen, not-so-great MediaTek MT6750 processor, 2GB RAM, 2,990 mAh battery, and a single 13MP rear-facing camera.

The main reason for that is the Nokia 3.1’s participation in Google’s Android One program, guaranteeing blazing fast updates and a pure, silky smooth, and secure overall software experience. That’s pretty nice for just 130 bucks, don’t you think?

Check out the deal here

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