Last week, HMD Global-made Nokia 6, 5, 3 and the iconic Nokia 3310 (2017) were put up for pre-order in select European regions. Now, devices' release details pertaining to the Indian market has been revealed.
All the four new Nokia-branded phones are said to hit stores in India in June, India Today reported citing reliable company sources.
International Business Times, India Edition reached out to our own sources. We have been told that the launch date has not been finalised yet, but will happen soon.
In a related development, HMD Global is confirmed to make all Nokia-branded devices including the new Nokia 6, 5, 3 and the iconic Nokia 3310 (2017) sold in India will be locally manufactured. It is expected to be assembled at old Nokia plant in the southern city of Chennai.
With this make in India initiative, the cost of Nokia phones will be much less compared to global rates, as the company will get custom duty exemptions and also other tax breaks, thus allowing HMD Global to pass on the benefits to consumers.
Watch this space for latest news on HMD Global Oy 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|
|Price (global)||Generic: €229 (approx. $243/Rs.16,183)
||€189 (approx. $200/Rs.13,357)||€139 (approx. $147/Rs.9824)|