HMD Global, the company that has the exclusive license to manufacture Nokia-branded smartphones has announced the launch of Nokia 5 in the Indian market.
The company announced that the device will go on sale starting 7 November as a Flipkart-exclusive for a week. The device will be available ‘in select retail outlets’ across the country starting 14 November. HMD has priced the device at Rs 13,499.
Nokia 5 features a 5.2-inch IPS display with HD resolution (1280x720) and 2.5D glass with 500 nits brightness. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC and 3 GB of RAM along with 16 GB internal storage. Users can expand the internal storage using a microSD card of up to 128 GB in size. The cameras include a 13 MP f/2.0 camera module on the back of the device and an 8 MP f/2.0 camera module on the front of the camera with 84-degree FoV. The Nokia 5 will available in four colours – Matte Black and Tempered Blue. The company has increased the RAM to 3 GB instead of the 2 GB announced during MWC earlier this year.
Ajey Mehta, the Vice President for HMD Global India issued a statement saying, “Nokia 5 has already forged a reputation for being a beautifully crafted phone which punches well above its weight. Now we have added more memory so fans can get enhanced performance in the same precision engineered design.” Ajay Yadav, the Vice President of Smartphones at Flipkart added, “We are delighted to partner with HMD Global for the new launch of the Nokia 5 exclusively on Flipkart. We believe that this device which is a package that perfectly balances high performance, premium design and competitive pricing, will drive a huge audience across the country coupled with Flipkart’s wide reach, reinforcing our online market leadership in smartphones.”
Updated Date: Nov 06, 2017 16:06 PM