HMD Global plans Nokia India event on June 13: Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 expected

Nokia back in March said that the ‘new products’ will be available at an affordable price, assured that the devices will have ‘great quality’

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Highlights

    • HMD Global to host Nokia India event on June 13
    • Nokia new Android-powered smartphones expected to launch
    •  The company claimed these devices to be available at an affordable price

HMD Global, the parent company for Nokia will be hosting an event in India on June 13. The company has sent out invites for the press event which is scheduled to take place in New Delhi at 12 pm. While the revived classic feature phone Nokia 3310 has already hit the shelves in the Indian smartphone market, the company is now expected to release its Android-powered smartphones- Nokia 3, 5, 6.

The company earlier had confirmed that these smartphones will see a global launch, including India in the second quarter, 2017. The company also said that the ‘new products’ will be available at an affordable price and assured that the devices will have ‘great quality’.

To recall, HMD Global officially launched these smartphones at MWC in Barcelona this year. The Nokia 6 is said to be the best smartphone in their new line-up featuring a 5.5-inch full HD display. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, 3GB of RAM, 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera and Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.

Nokia 5, sports a 5.2-inch full-HD display. Under the hood, it packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. For imaging, this phone packs in a 13-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel secondary camera. It carries a 3000mAh battery. The phone comes in four colour options- copper, black, silver and blue.

Meanwhile, the Nokia 3, smallest of these three touchscreen smartphones, is a budget device that comes with a MediaTek 6737 processor and 2GB of RAM. It sports 5-inch HD display with 1280×720 pixel resolution. It offers an 8-megapixel camera on the front, and an 8MP camera on the front as well. While the other two phones come with a full metal construction, the Nokia 5 comes with a polycarbonate body, albeit with an aluminium frame around it. All these smartphones are said to support 4G VoLTE.

HMD Global introduced a European price point of 229 Euros (roughly Rs. 16,000) for the Nokia 6 smartphone. The Nokia 5 meanwhile was announced with a price tag of 189 Euros (roughly Rs. 13,000). Nokia 3, the most affordable of the lot was tagged with a price of 129 Euros (approximately Rs 9,500).