HMD Global Launches Nokia 6 Plus, Nokia 5 Plus In India

HMD Global, the company that owns the Nokia brand now, launched two smartphones in India.  Both the smartphones – Nokia 6 Plus (also called Nokia 6.1 Plus) and Nokia 5 Plus (also called Nokia 5.1 Plus) – will be available on Flipkart. While the Nokia 6.1 will be available from 30 August, the other one will be available in September.

While the Nokia 6 Plus is priced at Rs 15,999, the company did not announce the price of the other phone. It said the price will be announced closer to its availability which would be some time in September.

The launch event saw presence of HMD global CEO Florian Seiche, Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas, and HMD Country Head and VP Ajey Mehta.

The Nokia 6.1 comes in 5.8 inch FHD screen with 2280×1080 pixel resolution. The display is covered with 2.5 D curved front Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM. This also offers internal storage support up to 400 GB using micro SD cards.

The dual SIM 4G smartphone runs on Android Oreo OS.

From camera point of view the Nokia 6.1 comes with dual camera set up for its primary snapper. It consists of a 16 megapixel and a 5 megapixel camera for the dual camera set up. It also offers a 16 megapixel camera at the front. Both the cmaeras are supported by dual tone flash.

The phone comes with non-removable 3060 mAh battery.

“The Indian consumers are a top priority for us. We constantly work to understand their needs and enhance the experience on our phones to better suit them. The launch of Nokia 6 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus represents an important milestone for us in India. We have a strong presence in the offline space and with these phones today, we are strengthening our reach to our online consumers and their needs,” said Ajey Mehta.

“Since the beginning of our journey, we’ve focused on delivering an experience that you would expect from a Nokia phone – design and craftsmanship that stands out, technology that helps you get more out of your day, and our focus on pure, secure, up-to-date Android™. Today, we are building further on our promise by offering two new smartphones – Nokia 6 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus – offering the latest innovations such as an all-screen design with the quality you can only expect from a Nokia smartphone. Powered by the latest chipsets and joining the Android One family, both phones deliver a great performance, as well as smart AI imaging features, you would expect from a premium smartphone,” said Juho Sarvikas.

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