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HMD Global to start selling Nokia 5 in India by this Independence Day: report

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jul 11, 2017, 9:39 am IST
Updated Jul 11, 2017, 12:12 pm IST
The mid-range Nokia smartphone is an offline exclusive device and will be available at a price of Rs 12,899 in the country.
Android-powered Nokia 5 will be available at a price of Rs 12,899.
 Android-powered Nokia 5 will be available at a price of Rs 12,899.

Nokia marketing partner HMD Global has confirmed to start selling the second in-the-list Android-powered smartphone, the Nokia 5, in India by this Independence Day, reported The Indian Express.

The mid-range Nokia smartphone is an offline exclusive device and will be available at a price of Rs 12,899 in the country. The pre-booking for the model has been opened since July 7 fir “select mobile retail outlets” across Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Jaipur, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore and Kozhikode.

 

Besides ramping up production of Nokia 3 units to meet the existing consumer demand in the country, Nokia “will start producing Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to get them ready for sales in mid-August”.

The handsets were unveiled in India last month, with Nokia 3 priced at Rs 9,499, Nokia 5 at Rs 12,899 and Nokia 6 for Rs 14,999.

The Nokia 6 smartphone is known to go on sale from July 14 exclusively through online retailer store Amazon India.

To recall, Nokia 5 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. It will be available in four colours – Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue, and Copper.

 

Nokia 3 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. The front and rear camera have both 8MP sensors. Fuelled by a 2650mAh battery, the phone operates Android 7.0 Nougat. The device will feature four colours—Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue and Copper White.

On the other hand, Nokia 6 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 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.

 

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