Nokia 3 goes on sale in India, available through offline channels

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As promised, the Nokia 3 Android smartphone is now available for purchase in India. It’s priced at INR 9,499 ($147), and is only available through offline channels in the Asian country.

At the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 India launch event, HMD Global announced the  in Delhi saw the three smartphones finally make their debut in the Indian market. However, only the budget Nokia 3 will be available for purchase in the country in June, and consumers will have to wait till July to get their hands on Nokia 6 and Nokia 5. Additionally, all the Nokia phones sold in India will be manufactured in the country, HMD Global announced at the event. Interestingly, the company is following the dual channel strategy in selling its phones, with the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 being available offline, and Nokia 6 exclusively available via Amazon India.

 

Nokia 3

The device was made official for India earlier this week, along with the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. The latter two aren’t yet available in the country – pre-orders for the Nokia 5 will begin July 7 onwards, while the Nokia 6 will be up for pre-order starting July 14.

Full specifications of Nokia 3:

In the box

Your Nokia 3

Charger

Charging/data cable

Headset

Quick guide

SIM door key

Design

Colors Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper

Size 143.4 x 71.4 x 8.48 mm (8.68mm is camera bump)

Network and connectivity

Network speed LTE Cat. 4, 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL

Networks GSM: 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA: Band 1, 2, 5, 8, LTE: Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40

Performance

Operating system Android™ 7.0 Nougat

CPU MTK 6737, Quad-core 1.3Ghz

RAM 2 GB

Storage

Internal memory 16 GB2

MicroSD slot Support for up to 128 GB

Audio

Connector 3.5 mm headphone jack

Speakers Single speaker

Display

Size and type 5.0” IPS LCD

Resolution HD (1280 x 720, 16:9)

Material 2.5D sculpted Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Brightness 450 nits, laminated

Features Polarizer

Camera

Primary camera 8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2, LED flash

Front-facing camera 8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees

Connectivity and sensors

Connectivity Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Sensors Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, NFC for sharing

Battery

Battery type Integrated 2630 mAh battery3

Full specifications of Nokia 5:

In the box

Your Nokia 5

Charger

Charging/data cable

Headset

Quick guide

SIM door key

Design

Colors Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper

Size 149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm (8.55 with camera bump)

Network and connectivity

Network speed LTE Cat. 4, 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL

Networks GSM: 850/900/1800/1900; WCDMA: Band 1, 2, 5, 8; LTE: Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40

Performance

Operating system Android™ 7.1.1 Nougat

RAM 2 GB

CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430 mobile platform

Storage

Internal memory 16 GB2

MicroSD card slot Support for up to 128 GB

Services Google Drive

Audio

Connector 3.5 mm headphone jack

Speakers Single speaker

Amplifier Smart amplifier (TFA9891)

Display

Size and type 5.2” IPS LCD

Resolution HD (1280 x 720, 16:9)

Material 2.5D sculpted Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Brightness 500 nits, laminated

Features Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer

Camera

Primary camera 13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2, dual tone flash

Front-facing camera 8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees

Connectivity and sensors

Connectivity Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1

Sensors Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, NFC (sharing)

Battery life

Battery type Integrated 3000 mAh battery3

Full specifications of Nokia 6:

In the box

Your Nokia 6

Charger

Charging/data cable

Headset

Quick guide

SIM door key

Design

Colors Arte Black (limited edition), Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper

Size 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm (8.4 with camera bump)

Network and connectivity

Network speed LTE Cat. 4, 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL

Networks GSM: 850/900/1800/1900; WCDMA: Band 1, 2, 5, 8; LTE: Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40

Performance

Operating system Android™ 7.1.1 Nougat

RAM Arte Black, 4 GB; all other colors, 3 GB

CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430 mobile platform

Storage

Internal memory Arte Black, 64 GB2; all other colors, 32 GB2

MicroSD card slot Support for up to 128 GB

Services Google Drive

Audio

Connector 3.5 mm headphone jack

Speakers Dual speakers

Amplifier Smart amplifier (TFA9891) with Dolby Atmos®

Display

Size and type 5.5” IPS LCD

Resolution Full-HD (1920 x 1080, 16:9)

Material Sculpted Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Pixel density 403 ppi

Brightness 450 nits, laminated

Features Sunlight readability

Camera

Primary camera 16MP PDAF, 1.0um, f/2, dual tone flash

Front-facing camera 8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees

Connectivity and sensors

Connectivity Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1

Sensors Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, Hall sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, NFC (sharing)

Battery life

Battery type Integrated 3000 mAh battery

Specification source:Nokia