Nokia fans around the world are eagerly waiting for the upcoming Android-powered smartphones from the Finnish company as the devices are highly expected to revive the brand's fortunes. Although HMD Global earlier said that the new Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 handsets would hit markets in the second quarter of this year, there was still no definite timeline for their release.
Ever since their announcement at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year, the tech world has been flooded with rumours and speculation about the phones' features and release.
Putting all the guesswork to rest, Nokia Mobile announced on Twitter on Sunday that Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are set for a global release before the end of June.
@Manojvpl We plan to release our upcoming Smartphones worldwide before the end of Q2 2017. (June) Stay tuned for updates.
— Nokia Mobile (@nokiamobile) May 28, 2017
In May, HMD Global held a special media event in New Delhi to unveil the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6, along with the iconic Nokia 3310 (2017), which is now available in India for a price tag of for Rs. 3,310.
When it comes to the Android-powered trio, the Nokia 6 is expected to be priced under Rs. 20,000 while the Nokia 5 and 3 are said to be retailed in the range of sub-Rs. 15,000 and sub-Rs. 10,000, respectively.
The Nokia 6 will sport a 5.5-inch full HD IPS LCD screen while the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 will feature a 5.2-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen and 5.0-inch HD IPS LCD screen, respectively. In terms of OS, both Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, whereas the Nokia 3 will come with Android 7.0 Nougat.
As per the processing power, both Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 are likely to complement each other by sporting the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU. The Nokia 3, on the other hand, will feature the 1.3GHz MediaTek (MTK 6737) quad-core chip.
The complete list of specifications of Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 can be found here.