The Indian Premier League 2020

Technology Mobiles and Tabs 12 Jun 2017 HMD Global confirms ...

HMD Global confirms Nokia 3, 6, 5 will launch in India on June 13

Published Jun 12, 2017, 9:02 am IST
Updated Jun 13, 2017, 10:02 am IST
The trio were globally unveiled at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) held in Barcelona in late February .
Android-powered Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 smartphone.
 Android-powered Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 smartphone.

Finnish company Nokia has confirmed a media event in India tomorrow. HMD Global, which owns the rights to market Nokia branded phones, had sent out press invites earlier this month for a Nokia event on June 13, in New Delhi, but never confirmed what it would be about. Late last week, the firm confirmed the event has been set to unveil the much-awaited Android-powered Nokia smartphones—Nokia 6, 5 and 3 to Indian market.

Also read: Nokia 6, 5, 3 to debut in India today; prices leaked ahead of launch


Nokia invite

The trio devices were globally unveiled at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) held in Barcelona in February, and according to a report by Nokiapowerusers the Nokia 3 could have a price tag of Rs 9,000; Nokia 5 will be around Rs 12,000 and Nokia 6 may cost Rs 15,000 here in India.

To recall, 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.

The Nokia 5 features a 5.3-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, 13MP rear camera, and an 8MP front camera. It will be available in four colours – Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue, and Copper.


The entry-level Nokia 3 features a 5-inch display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, powered by MediaTek MTK 6737, coupled with 2GB RAM  and 16GB storage. The front and rear camera have both 8MP sensors. The device will feature four colours—Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue and Copper White.

All of the Nokia smartphones will run on the latest version of Android Nougat 7.1.1. Once launched, the Nokia line-up could pose a strong threat to the mid-range offerings from Samsung, Xiaomi, Lenovo-Moto, and HTC.

Stay tuned for more information about the devices on 13th June.


Click on Deccan Chronicle Technology and Science for the latest news and reviews. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter