Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 smartphones have finally arrived in India. HMD Global, at the launch, said that the three phones will be Made in India. While the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be sold only through offline channels, Nokia 6 smartphone will be available in an Amazon exclusive sale. While the Nokia 3 device will hit the stores on June 16, buyers will have to wait a little bit more to purchase the Nokia 5 smartphone. The Nokia 5 can be ore-booked from July 7. Nokia 6 is the most premium among the three devices and will be sold exclusively on Amazon India’s portal. Pre-bookings for this device will begin from July 14. Here’s a look at the prices, availability, and other details of Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 smartphones:
Made in India phone: Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 will be sold as ‘Made in India’ devices, said Ajey, HMD Global, Vice President, India. The company will start with manufacturing Nokia 3 in India. Nokia phones will available offline with 400 exclusive distributors across 300 cities in India. The company will also have Nokia mobile care stores for service in 300 cities in the country. Nokia will offer ‘pick up’ and ‘drop’ facilities in 100 more cities, apart from the web, chat and call support.
Price: Nokia 6 is the most expensive of the three smartphones, and costs Rs 14,999. Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 are priced at Rs 12,899 and Rs 9,499 respectively. The pricing puts Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 in the mid-budget category, where the two devices will compete with the likes of Moto G5 Plus and Lenovo Z2 Plus. Nokia 3, on the other hand, is a budget offering that will take on smartphones like Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K6 Power, and more.
Availability: Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be available exclusively via offline retail stores. While Nokia 3 will be made available beginning June 16, pre-bookings for Nokia 5 will start from July 7. Nokia 6 is exclusive to Amazon, and pre-bookings for the smartphone begin July 14.
SPECIFICATIONS- Operating System: The Nokia 5 smartphone will run the Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. While the Nokia 6 and Nokia 3 devices will run the Android Nougat 7.0. Display: Nokia 6 has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD full HD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 16:9 ratio. It has a 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display on top, and 403 ppi with over 450 nits brightness. Nokia 5 has a 5.2-inch IPS HD display and has a Corning Gorilla Glass laminated on top of the screen. Nokia 3 has a smaller 5-inch display and a Corning Gorilla Glass laminated IPS LCD display with HD resolution (1280 x 720).
Processor: Nokia 6 runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. Nokia 5 is also powered by the Snapdragon 430 processor and Adreno 505 graphics. Meanwhile, Nokia 3 has the MediaTek 6737, which is quad-core processor clocked at 1.3Ghz. Storage: Nokia 6 comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. However, the limited edition Arte Black gets 4GB RAM+ 64 GB storage. The microSD slot support is up to 128GB. Nokia 5 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage expandable to 128GB. Nokia 3 features 2GB RAM with 16GB storage, expandable up to 128GB.
Camera: Nokia 6 has a rear camera of 16MP with 1 um Pixel size and f/2 aperture, dual tone flash; the front camera is 8MP AF with 1.12 um pixel size and f/2 along with 84 degrees. Nokia 5 has a 13MP rear camera with 1.12um, f/2 aperture, dual tone flash, and there’s an 8MP front shooter with AF, 1.12um and f/2 aperture. Nokia 3, meanwhile, has an 8MP rear camera with 1.12um, f/2 aperture, LED flash, and an 8MP front camera with 1.12um, f/2 aperture and display flash.