HMD Global on Tuesday unveiled the much-awaited Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 Android phones in India. The three smartphones mark the re-entry of the Nokia smartphones in the country, and HMD Global has announced that all Nokia phones sold in India will be manufactured domestically. Notably, the company is selling Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 offline, while the Nokia 6 will be sold exclusively via Amazon India. All three Nokia smartphones are 4G VoLTE-enabled, and run stock Android Nougat software, with regular updates promised by HMD Global.
Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 prices in India, release dates
The Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999, and those who buy the smartphone using Amazon Pay balance will get a Rs. 1,000 discount. Registrations for Nokia 6 sale will start on July 14, but the company has not announced when the smartphone will go on sale. On the other hand, the Nokia 5 price in India is Rs. 12,899, and will be available for pre-booking starting July 7 through offline channels. The Nokia 3, cheapest of the three, will be going on sale at a price of Rs. 9,499, and will be available exclusively via offline retail as well from June 16.
Nokia 6 specifications
Nokia 6 is the best-specced smartphone among the three. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD 2.5D screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and a fingerprint sensor. The Nokia 6 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. The handset packs 32GB inbuilt storage, and supports microSD cards up to 128GB capacity, and houses a 3000mAh battery.
On the camera front, the Nokia 6 sports a 16-megapixel rear sensor, while the front camera’s resolution is 8-megapixel and both come with an f/2.0 aperture. The handset has USB 2.0 port for connectivity, fingerprint sensor in the front, dual stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos audio enhancement.
Nokia 5 specifications
Nokia 5 features a fingerprint scanner and sports a 5.2-inch HD display. It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by the Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB inbuilt storage and also supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). Nokia 5 packs a 13-megapixel sensor on the back and an 8-megapixel sensor at the front.
The Nokia 5’s design is highlighted with a seamless aluminium 6000 series body that curves around the edges for a smooth, rounded shape, which the company says is a “perfect fit for those who need great design, specs at its price.” The handset features a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button. It measures 149.7×72.5×8.05mm and houses a 3000mAh non-removable battery.
Nokia 3 specifications
Lastly, Nokia 3 has been targeted at those who are looking for a premium-looking handset at a budget. It comes with a polycarbonate body and metallic frame on the sides. For specifications, the Nokia 3 has a 5-inch HD display, Android 7.0 Nougat, 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 SoC. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card support.
Optics include an 8-megapixel camera on both the front and back. The Nokia 3 packs a 2650mAh battery and measures 143.4×71.4×8.4mm.
“Nokia 3 is special and we strongly believe that a good design and specifications at a budget is something everyone deserves,” the company said at launch.