HMD Global has finally launched Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 smartphones in India. The three devices will be Made in India eventually, though HMD Global will start with the Nokia 3 first, followed by Nokia 5, and then the Nokia 6. Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be offline exclusive, whereas Nokia 6 will be available only on Amazon.
HMD Global has gone for different launch timings and sale dates for each of the three Nokia smartphones. The Nokia 3 will hit the stores first, starting June 16, Nokia 5’s pre-bookings begin July 7. Nokia 6 won’t be available in India till July, and pre-bookings start from July 14. Let us take a look at pricing, launch offers, and other details of Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 smartphones.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 Price in India
Nokia 6 is the most expensive of the three smartphones, and costs Rs 14,999. Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 are priced at Rs 12,899 and Rs 9,499 respectively. The pricing puts Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 in the mid-budget category, where the two devices will compete with the likes of Moto G5 Plus, and Lenovo Z2 Plus. Nokia 3, on the other hand, is a budget offering that will take on smartphones like Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi Note 4 (base variant), Lenovo K6 Power, and more.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 Availability
Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be available exclusively via offline retail stores. So you won’t find these smartphones online. While Nokia 3 will be made available beginning June 16, pre-bookings for Nokia 5 will start from July 7. There’s no word on when the phone will go on sale.
As far as the Nokia 6 goes, this smartphone is exclusive to Amazon, and pre-bookings for the smartphone begin July 14. Once again, there’s no update on when it will actually start shipping.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 colour options
Nokia 6 is available in four colour options – Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper. Nokia 5 can be bought in Matte Black, Silver White, Tempered Blue and Copper White colour variants. Nokia 3 will be available in Matte Black, Silver White, Tempered Blue and Copper White colour options.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 offers
Nokia 6: Amazon Prime members will get Rs 1000 back when they purchase Nokia 6 using their Amazon Pay balance. All users who buy Nokia 6 will get 80 per cent off on Kindle eBooks (up to Rs 300).
Vodafone users will get 10GB data per month at a recharge of Rs 249 per month for 5 months on their Nokia 6 device. Makemytrip.com is offering Rs 2500 off (Rs 1800 on hotels and Rs 700 off on domestic flights).
Nokia 5: Vodafone users who buy Nokia 5 will get 5GB data per month at Rs 149 per month for 3 months on their device. There’s Rs 2,500 on Makemytrip.com as well.
Nokia 3: Vodafone is giving 5GB data per month at a recharge of Rs 149 per month for 3 months to Nokia 3 buyers. Users get Rs 2,500 on Makemytrip.com.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 after sales service
HMD Global hasn’t forgotten the after sales part of the Nokia phones. The company will also have Nokia Mobile Care stores for after sale service in 300 cities in the country. HMD Global will offer pick-up and drop facilities in 100 more cities, apart from web, chat and call support as well.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 Specifications
Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, metal unibody design. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage (expandable to 128GB). Nokia 6 with 4GB RAM + 64GB variant is not coming to India. Nokia 6 sports a 16MP rear camera with f/2 aperture and dual tone flash. The front camera is 8MP with autofocus, f/2 aperture, and 84 degrees field of view. Nokia 6 is backed by a 3000 mAh battery. It supports WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and supports USB on-the-go as well. The smartphone has a fingerprint scanner on the front.
Nokia 5 has a smaller 5.2-inch HD IPS display. It runs the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card). Nokia 5 features a 13MP rear camera with f/2 aperture and dual tone flash. There’s an 8MP camera on the front with f/2 aperture and 84 degrees field of view. The smartphone packs a 3000 mAh, and fingerprint sensor is embedded on the front.
Nokia 3 sports a plastic body design. The budget smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MTK 6737 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3Ghz, 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. Nokia 3 gets an 8MP camera on the front and the back, and the rear camera has LED flash. Nokia 3 is backed by a 2650 mAh battery. Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 run stock Android Nougat 7 and above, with Android O promised for the smartphones.