Nokia 3, Nokia 5 & Nokia 6 Launched at MWC 2017
Nokia has re-incarnated itself and launched a slurry of phones. HMD Global, who has the license to produce Nokia phones, has unleashed three phones with the launch of Nokia 3, 5 and 6. The Nokia phones have been launched with the Android Nougat OS.
The first in the family, and the most basic one (not considering this one), Nokia 3 has a MTK 6737, Quad-core 1.3Ghz chipset and runs the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the Box. The phone has a 5-inch display with a 1280 x 720 px resolution. The Nokia 3 has a Polycarbonate back and an aluminium frame. Both the front and rear cameras have an 8 MP sensor. The Nokia 3 will be priced at US $147 and will be available in four colors : blue, silver, matte black and copper.
Like the Nokia 3, the Nokia 5 will also run Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will be based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC. The Nokia 5 has a 5.2 inch display and has 2 GB of RAM along with 16 GB of internal storage. Similar to the Nokia 3, the Nokia 5 also has an aluminium-based design, with curved edges and a Polycarbonate back. The device has a 13 MP rear camera, teamed with a wide-angle front facing 8 MP snapper. The Nokia 5 will cost US $189 and will be available in the same colors as the Nokia 3. You also get a fingerprint sensor and 256GB microSD support, along with NFC.
Nokia also launched the Nokia 6 for the global market. Running on the same chipset as Nokia 5, the Nokia 6 has a 5.5 inch display with a Full HD 1920 x 1080 px resolution. The phone has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The rear camera on the Nokia 6 is a 16 MP shooter with dual tone LED flash, whereas, the front camera has an 8 MP sensor with auto-focus and a wide-angle lens. HMD Global also plans to offer an Arte Black model of the Nokia 6, which will be a limited edition roll out, sporting an all glossy look, will have 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. While the other models of matte black, silver, blue and copper color will be priced at US $242, the Arte Black model will be sold at US $315.
Nokia is planning to bring all the phones to global markets including India. Nokia’s planned launch for India is within one month, while availability may be down the line in Q2. The phones are expected at excellent prices, with the Nokia 3310 launching at Rs. 3900, Nokia 3 at Rs. 8900, Nokia 5 at Rs. 11999 and Nokia 6 for Rs. 13999.