HMD Global, has announced the opening of pre-booking window for its second Nokia-branded Android smartphone Nokia 5 in India from today. The device will only be available in retail stores and will not be available through online stores like Flipkart or Amazon. The phone has been priced at Rs 12,899.
The handset was announced along with online exclusive Nokia 6 and Nokia 3. While the Nokia 3 smartphone has been released in India for Rs 9,499, the Nokia 6 smartphone is scheduled to go on sale from July 14 exclusively through online retailer store Amazon India for Rs 14,999.
Nokia 5 is built using unibody metal body made of special grade alluminum and features a 5.2-inch HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 processor and Adreno 505 GPU, coupled with 2GB RAM and have 16GB storage option, 3000mAh battery 13MP rear camera, and an 8MP front camera. Colour option include Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue, and Copper.
Nokia 3 on the other hand features a 5-inch display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, powered by MediaTek MTK 6737, coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, with an option to expand up to 128GB via a microSD card. Both front and rear camera are 8 mega pixel units. The phone is backed by 2650mAh battery, the phone operates Android 7.0 Nougat. The device will feature four colours—Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue and Copper White.
Nokia 6 which is the most premium offering as of now from Nokia brand features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080) display, and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, which can further be expanded via microSD card, a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.
HMD Global is a Finland-based start-up, which now has the license to manufacture, distribute and sell Nokia-branded smartphones. The Nokia phones are made by HMD Global, though manufacturing is done by a division of Foxconn, which was also manufacturing phones for Nokia.
Buyers of these phones will also get additional Vodafone offers. Nokia 6 users can get up to 10GB of extra data, while Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 users will get 5GB extra data when they get a recharge of 1GB of higher. The free data will apply for three months.