Mumbai: It is no suprise to us that HMD Global is completely charged up to take back the brand Nokia’s market share that Nokia left behind before closing down. The recent global launch of Nokia 2 is evident that the company doesn’t just want to give a tough fight to the high end competitors but also the mid range smartphone manufacturers in India. This time around, it is Nokia 5’s 3GB RAM variant which the company has launched for its Indian consumers. To remind you, Nokia 5 with 2GB RAM was released in June this year and was priced INR 12,499. The company has launched the 3GB RAM variant this time and we are here to tell you everything that you need to know about this smartphone
Nokia 5 Specifications
Nokia 5 sports a 5.2 inch HD IPS LCD display with pixel resolution of 720x1280p. It features 2.5D curved glass and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The smartphone looks identical to the original Nokia 5 2GB variant, look wise and feature wise except the RAM. It supports Android 7.1.1 Nougat and company promised it is Oreo ready. The smartphone runs Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 clocked at 1.4 GHz speed. It is powered by 3GB LPDDR3 RAM and comes with 16GB inbuilt storage which is expandable to 128GB using a MicroSD card.
On the optics front, Nokia 5 sports an 8 megapixel front camera with PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) and an aperture of f/2.0 along with a wide angle lens for group selfies. It features 84 degree field-of-view lens which will definitely give it’s user a good selfie experience. On the rear side, it sports a 13 megapixel primary camera with PDAF and similar aperture of f/2.0 and backed by a dual tone LED flash.
As far as the battery is concerned, Nokia 5 packs a powerful 3000 mAh non-removable battery. On the connectivity front, the smartphone features 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth v4.1, WiFi 802.11, GPS/A-GPS, a Micro-USB with the OTG connectivity option and is dual Nano SIM supportive. Sensors include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, gyroscope and accelerometer to name a few.
Nokia 5 3GB variant is priced at INR 13,499 and is exclusively available on Flipkart for a week starting November 7. Post the week exclusivity, it will be available at Nokia’s select retail stores. The color variants include Matte Black and Tempered blue colour.