Nokia is set to have a good start, this time with HMD Global at the helm. There are three models which are released: 3, 5 and 6. We did a post about its flagship Nokia 9 filed for FCC’s approval. So these recently announced handsets are entry-level and mid-level performers. Ever since the news of HMD Global acquiring and relaunching the Finnish based brand broke out, naturally many of its past users were pretty nostalgic about it. Only this time, the wiser Nokia is sticking with Android from Day 1. The following are the handset design and specs:
It is a 5-inch display with 720p resolution but uses an IPS panel with Gorilla glass. It uses a MediaTek MT6737 CPU with Mali-T720MP2 GPU with 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage with expandable storage of up to 128 GB. The handset uses 2,650 mAh battery, front and rear facing 8 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture wide-angle lens. It is a polycarbonate body with a metal frame. There are four colour variants- Silver White, Matter Black, Tempered Blue and Copper White (white body with copper highlights).
This handset uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU with Adreno 505 GPU, with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage and an option to use a microSD card up to 128 GB. This is also a 5.2 inch IPS display with Gorilla Glass but it provides a 1080p resolution. Furthermore, its home button is also a fingerprint sensor. The rear facing camera is a 13-MP camera and its front facing is a 8 MP sensor. The colour variants are Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver and Copper. This handset uses a metal body.
This is a mid-end phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU and Adreno 505 GPU. It has 3GB RAM, onboard storage of up to 3 GB and expansion up to 128 GB. It uses a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with phase detection autofocus and dual LED flash. The front camera is an 8 megapixel. The display is a 5.5-inch HD IPS panel with Gorilla Glass 3. It has a 3,000 mAh battery. Another feature is it uses dual Atmos sound. The body is made of aluminium.There’s an ‘Arte Black’ edition whose variant is 4 GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Apart from that, there’s the matte black, blue, silver and copper colour variant.
All the three variants use Micro USB 2.0 connection. The Nokia 3 costs Rs. 9,499/-, while the Nokia 5 costs Rs. 12,899/- and the Nokia 6 costs Rs. 14,999/-. HMD Global informs that these handsets are made in India.
The Nokia 3 and 5 will be sold in retail stores but Nokia 6 is exclusively sold via Amazon India where its pre-order will starts on 14th July. There are some offers attached to it, such as Rs. 1,000 back for Amazon Prime members using Amazon Pay and even up to 80% off on Kindle eBooks worth up to Rs. 300.
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