After the launch of premium Nokia 6 and iconic Nokia 3310, HMD Global the mobile vendor who has the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones has launched Nokia 5 in India. Introduced first during the Mobile World Congress earlier this year, the mid-range android smartphone packs premium built quality, Snapdragon SoC, 13-megapixel camera and 4G LTE with VoLTE support.
Coming to pricing, the Nokia 5 gets a price tag of Rs 12,899. The mobile will be offline exclusive and available in all major retail stores across India. Pre-booking of the mobile will start on 7th June 2017. For colour choices, you get to choose from Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black and Copper colours. With this price tag, the mobile will fight against Moto G5, Redmi Note4 and Redmi 4.
Nokia 5 Features
Just like Nokia 6, the Nokia 5 got a smooth, minimalist metal unibody made out of a single block of 6000 series aluminium. It’s the same metal you see on gorgeous Apple smartphones. On the back, you only have the camera and flash module with antenna lines moved to the top and the bottom of the phone. On the front, the mobile flaunts a bright fully-laminated and polarised 5.2-inch IPS LCD HD 1280 x 720 display covered with a 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass for protection. Under the hood, the mobile is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. For storing all your media content the mobile comes with 16GB of internal storage. You can further upgrade the storage up to 128GB using microSD card.
On the photography side, the Nokia 5 comes with a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera. It features a f/2 aperture, 1.12um lens, PDAF, and dual tone flash support. On the front for selfie addicts, the mobile has the 8-megapixel autofocus camera. It got a field of view of 84 degrees, 1.12um lens, and the same f/2 aperture.
As for connectivity, the Nokia 5 will support 4G LTE that works on every Indian telcos 4G band. It also supports VoLTE for making HD voice and video calls. Other connectivity options include 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, USB type C-port and NFC. For added security, the mobile comes with fingerprint sensor placed right under the front home button. For extra smooth performance, the mobile runs on the latest version of Android Nougat out of the box. The company guarantees clutter-free Android Nougat with regular updates. To fuel the device, it packs an integrated 3000 mAh battery.