There are three major reasons why people don’t switch to 5G, according to Nokia – which, of course, it thinks it has solved with its new Nokia 8.3 5G handset.
At the handset’s unveiling this week, HMD Global’s chief product officer, Juho Sarvikas, claimed that the three biggest reasons people aren’t upgrading to 5G at the moment are the cost, the lack of coverage, and whether faster data speeds are necessary.
So does the Nokia 8.3 5G really answer these questions?
Nokia thinks the prohibitive cost of 5G is the main factor putting most people off.
Some handsets are just ludicrously expensive – take the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra starting at £1199, for instance – and the vast majority of 5G phones at this stage are still true flagships.
But the Nokia 8.3 5G is surprisingly…