HMD Global that looks after the sale and manufacture of smartphones of Nokia brands has finally launched Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in the Indian market.
All three of them are Android smartphones and they mark the reentry of Nokia mobiles in the country. It is to be noted that Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be sold offline whereas Nokia 6 will be exclusively sold on Amazon India.
All these mobiles are 4G VoLTE enabled and come with the latest Android Naught operating system with regular updates as promised by HMD Global.
These smartphones were first introduced at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona back in February this year.
Notably, these are the first Nokia series that are launched in the Indian market after the manufacture of Lumia was shut down by Microsoft.
Nokia 3 Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Release Date in India
As Nokia 6 will be exclusively available on Amazon India, the registration for the first sale will begin on 14th July. There is no clear information from HMD Global when the smartphone will be available for sale.
Nokia 5 will be available for prebooking from July 7 through a number of different offline channels. The mobile manufacturer in a press release said that the booking will b carried out in selected retail outlets of Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Indore, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Kolkata, Chandigarh and Pune.
On the other hand, Nokia 3 is the cheapest of the lot and it will be available for sale through offline retail from June 16. There is no need of registration or pre-booking required for this smartphone.
Nokia 3 Price in India and Specifications
This is the entry level phone in the latest Android version of Nokia. The price in India of Nokia 3 is 9499 INR and it is a budget smartphone.
It comes with a polycarbonate body with metallic frame on all its sides. The 5 inch display is fully HD with resolution of 1280 x 720 with 2.5 sculpted Gorilla Glass on top of the screen.
From the processor side, the smartphone runs with MediaTek MTK 6737 quad-core processor with 16GB internal storage and 2GB RAM. The memory can be expanded up to 128GB through microSD slot.
Both front and back camera comes equipped with 8 MP where the rear camera has an LED flash. The backup is reasonably well as it comes with 2630mAH battery.
Nokia 5 Price in India and Specifications
It is a sporty looking smartphone and is a mid range mobile. The price in India of Nokia 5 is 12,899 and it will be available in all the retail outlets in the city.
The mobile comes with 5.2 inch HD display and is powered with Android 7.1.1 Nought. It comes equipped with Snapdragon 430 chipset with 16GB internal storage and 2GB RAM.
Just like Nokia 3, it can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. As far as the camera is concerned, the front camera is 8MP while the rear one comes with 13MP.
The entire body of this smartphone sports 6000 series Aluminum built. Other features include 4G LTE support, 3000mAH battery, NFC and Micro USB 2.0.
It is available in 4 different colors namely Black, Silver, Copper and Tempered Blue.
Nokia 6 Price in India and Specifications
It is the biggest of the bunch and expensive of the lot as well. The price in India of Nokia 6 is Rs 14,999 and it will be exclusively available at Amazon India.
The mobile sports a 5.5 inch full HD display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Below the display, there is a fingerprint sensor available apart from the pattern lock feature.
The entire body of Nokia 6 is made of metal with unibody design. It has a pixel density of 403 ppi that offers one of the best resolutions.
It comes with Android Nought 7.0 version with qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset and 3GB RAM. There is a 32GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 128GB with microSD card.
It comes with 3000mAH battery and is likely to last the entire day. The front camera has 8MP sensor while the back camera comes with 16MP sensor.
Nokia 3 Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Launch Offers in India
The Nokia 6 launch offer in India will include a cash back prize worth Rs 1000 only for Amazon Prime users when they purchase it using Amazon Pay Balance. People using Vodafone with get 10GB of monthly data at 249 INR for consecutive 5 months.
The Vodafone customers for Nokia 5 as well as Nokia 3 can avail 5GB of data monthly at just 149 INR for consecutive 3 months. Apart from that, Nokia 6 buyers can avail a cash discount of Rs 2500 on MakemyTrip.com.