Hot on a heels of a Nokia 2 announcement, HMD Global, a Finnish association behind Nokia’s quip into a smartphone diversion has launched a 3GB RAM various of a Nokia 5. The Nokia 5, that was announced a few months ago, slots in between a Nokia 3 (which sells for Rs 9,499) and a Nokia 6 (which is accessible for Rs 14,999) in Nokia’s lineup.
The Nokia 5 was launched in August for Rs 12,499 with usually 2GB of RAM – a pierce that unhappy a open and Nokia loyalists alike. To pill a same, HMD Global has combined an additional gigabyte of RAM to a Nokia 5. Apart from a 3GB of RAM, a new various is matching to a prior indication in each that way.
HMD Global also recently announced a Nokia 2 – a company’s cheapest Android smartphone to date. At an estimates cost of Rs 6,999, a Nokia 2 is set to contest opposite a likes of a Xiaomi Redmi 4A, Redmi Y1 Lite and a Moto C Plus as and when it launches in India.
Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global pronounced – “Nokia 5 has already fake a repute for being a beautifully crafted phone that punches good above a weight. Now we have combined some-more memory so fans can get extended opening in a same pointing engineered design”.
Ajay Yadav, Vice President – Smartphones during Flipkart, said, “We are gay to partner with HMD Global for a new launch of a Nokia 5 exclusively on Flipkart. We trust that this device that is a package that ideally balances high performance, reward pattern and rival pricing, will expostulate a outrageous assembly opposite a nation joined with Flipkart’s far-reaching reach, reinforcing a online marketplace care in smartphones”.
The Nokia 5 is done out of singular square of aluminium and looks remarkably identical to a company’s flagship Nokia 8 – from a slim edges, to a camera lens and LED peep chain and winding a receiver lines. It comes with a fingerprint sensor adult front (embedded in a capacitive home button) and a 5.2-inch 720p HD arrangement that is lonesome with Gorilla Glass 3 for insurance opposite nicks and scratches.
The Nokia 5 is powered by a Snapdragon 430 processor interconnected with 3GB of RAM (the cheaper various carrying 2GB of RAM), a Adreno 505 GPU and a 3,000mAh battery. Additionally, it comes with 16GB of inner storage that can be stretched around a microSD label (of adult to 128GB).
Just like a rest of a Nokia Android smartphone line-up, a Nokia 5 runs on a pristine and inexperienced build of Android 7.1.1 Nougat but any unneeded gimmicks, grow or overlays. HMD Global has already reliable that a smartphone will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo really soon.
On a imaging front, a Nokia 5 comes with a 13MP back camera with proviso showing autofocus, a dual-LED peep and an orifice of f/2.0. On a front, there is an 8MP sensor with an orifice of f/2.0.
Price and availability
Unlike a 2GB RAM variant, that is usually accessible around offline sell stores, a 3GB RAM various is set to go on sale around e-commerce hulk Flipkart from 12AM tonight for Rs 13,499. The smartphone will also be accessible from name sell outlets from Nov 14 onward. It is accessible in dual colour options – Matte Black and Tempered Blue.