HMD Global Oy, the official licensee of the Nokia brand, launched the eagerly awaited Nokia 6, 5 and 3 series in India on June 13. They were originally unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, Barcelona in late February and now, they finally made their way to India.
Among three, Nokia 6 is the top-end phone. It flaunts all 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display with 2.5D glass shield and come with Android Nougat OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 16MP primary camera, 8MP front snapper and a 3,000mAh battery.
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As far as the Nokia 5 is concerned, it is a watered down version of Nokia 6. It sports a smaller 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) screen with 2.5D Gorilla Glass shield and come with 13MP camera on the back, 8MP snapper on the front with 84-degree wide-angle field of view, Snapdragon 430 CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3,000mAh battery.
On the other hand, Nokia 3 is the low-end among the lot. It feature a 5.2-inch screen having HD (1280x720p) resolution, 1.3GHz MediaTek (MTK 6737) quad-core SoC (System-on-Chip) backed by 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and run Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. It also houses two 8MP cameras with auto-focus on both front and the back.
All the three Nokia Android phones will come with Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Google Assistant support. They are guaranteed to get the Android O series OS update later this year and also the Android P software in 2018.
Nokia 6, 5, 3 series price, promotional offers and availability details:
Nokia 6 costs Rs.14,999 and is exclusive to Amazon India. Pre-registration is slated to kick off on July 14. The new Nokia 6 is available with a special offer for Prime members. They get Rs. 1000 back when they purchase the device using Amazon Pay balance and all Nokia 6 customers get 80% off on Kindle eBooks up to Rs.300. Also on the new Nokia 6, using a single sign-on to pre-installed Amazon apps and deals widget, consumers get easy access to their personalized deals, content, order history, wish list, and shipment update. Amazon Prime members will also get access tens of thousands of movies and TV shows, over 3M eBooks, free one and two-day shipping and so much more.
In addition, Vodafone consumers will get 10GB data per month at Rs. 249 per month for 5 months on their Nokia 6. Consumers will also get Rs. 2500 off (Rs. 1800 on hotels & Rs.700 off on domestic flights) on Makemytrip.com
Whereas, the Nokia 5 is priced Rs. 12,899 and the pre-order service is scheduled to go live on July 7 onwards exclusively at brick-and-mortar stores only. Vodafone consumers will get 5GB data per month at Rs. 149 per month for 3 months on their Nokia 5. Consumers will also get Rs. 2500 off (Rs. 1800 on hotels & Rs.700 off on domestic flights) on Makemytrip.com
On the other hand, Nokia 3 costs Rs. 9,499 will be available from June 16 onwards in retail stores.Vodafone consumers will get 5GB data per month at Rs. 149 per month for 3 months on their Nokia 3. Consumers will also get Rs. 2500 off (Rs. 1800 on hotels & Rs.700 off on domestic flights) on Makemytrip.com.
HMD Global has roped in over 400 distributors in India to support its range of smartphones and featurephones. With this partnership, Nokia-branded mobiles will be available at more than 80,000 retail outlets across the country.
The company is also investing in the after-sales network dubbed as Nokia Mobile Care. More than 300 cities will have a Nokia Mobile Care by the end of June. In addition, consumers will have the opportunity to avail a device pick-up/drop service in 100 more cities. The company has also promised that Nokia Mobile Care support will also have voice and web support. as well
Watch this space for latest news on HMD Global and Nokia products.
Key specifications of Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3:
|Models||Nokia 6||Nokia 5||Nokia 3|
|Display||5.5-inch full HD IPS LCD screen with Sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display having sunlight readability
||5.2-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen with 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display having Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer
||5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen with 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display having Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Google Assistant||Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Google Assistant||Android 7.0 Nougat with Google Assistant|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU||1.3GHz MediaTek (MTK 6737) quad-core|
|Storage||32GB/64GB, expandable up to 128GB||16GB, expandable up to 128GB||16GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC (Near Field Communication), microUSB v2.0, OTG support, dual speakers with Smart amplifier (TFA9891) having Dolby Atmos,||Fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, microUSB v2.0, OTG support, single speaker with Smart amplifier (TFA9891)||Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, microUSB v2.0, OTG support, single speaker|
|Dimensions||154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm (8.4 with camera bump)||149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm (8.55 with camera bump)||143.4 x 71.4 x 8.48 mm (8.68mm is camera bump)|
|Colours||Arte Black (limited edition), Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper||Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper||Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper|