NEW DELHI: HMD Global, which holds the global rights to market the iconic Nokia brand, on Tuesday launched three smartphones –Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6– in India.
The Android-based devices will be available from June 16, priced Rs 9,499 onwards.
The new range, claimed HMD Global, combines superior craftsmanship with distinctive and premium design along with powerful entertainment features.
Nokia 3 goes on sale on June 16 and will be available across top mobile retailers in India. Consumers can pre-book their Nokia 5 starting July 7 and Nokia 6 will be available exclusive on Amazon.in; registrations begin July 14.
Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 smartphones will be available only in retail stores for Rs 9,499 and Rs 12,899. Nokia 6 — the flagship — is priced at Rs 14,999 and will go for pre-booking from July 14, exclusively on Amazon.in.
“Nokia is a trusted and well-loved brand across the world and especially in India. Today’s announcement scripts a new chapter for Nokia phones in this country as we set out to capture the hearts and minds of an entirely new generation of fans through an inspiring and purpose-led approach,” Nokia India Vice-President Ajey Mehta said.
“The new line-up comprising the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3 is visually stunning and will always be available out-of-the-box with the latest and pure version of Android. We intend to break the clutter in a market dominated by undifferentiated products by providing a great user experience while living up to the Nokia brand promise of simplicity, trust, reliability and quality,” he added.
With an immersive audio experience and a 5.5-inch full-HD screen, Nokia 6 delivers a truly premium smartphone experience.
The smart audio amplifier with dual speakers allows consumers to experience a deep bass and unmatched clarity, whilst Dolby Atmos® sound delivers a powerfully moving entertainment experience.
Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 mobile platform and the Qualcomm Adreno 505 graphics processor, Nokia 6 is available in four colours — Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper.
Nokia 5 has 5.2-inch IPS HD display with Sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 mobile platform, the device delivers excellent battery life and improved graphics performance.
With additional features including an 8MP, wide-angle front-facing camera, the device has excellent sunlight and low-light screen visibility.
Nokia 3 features a fully laminated 5-inch IPS display with no air gap and sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass.
It offers integrated 8MP wide aperture cameras (front and back) and packs a truly premium quality smartphone experience into its compact and elegant form.
Last month, HMD had introduced its iconic 3310 feature phone in a new avatar in India.
HMD has an exclusive 10-year brand licensing agreement with the Finnish telecom giant for mobile phones and tablets globally.