HMD Global to launch Nokia 3310 globally in April followed by Nokia 3, 5, and 6
As we all know, HMD Global collaborated with Foxconn to produce phones with Nokia branding. The company has showcased a feature phone called Nokia 3310 and three Andriod-powered smartphones named as Nokia 3, 5, and 6 at this year’s Mobile World Congress (2017). We have recently reported that company is gearing up to launch the phones globally in Q2 2017.
Now, an online report published on Neowin website revealed the time frames of the launch in Malaysia. According to the report, Nokia 3310 will be the released by the end of April followed by Nokia 3, 5, and 6 in May. We can infer that Indian launch may also take place sometime in April or May.
To recap, the new Nokia 3310 is the modern avatar of the widely-popular old Nokia 3310. It comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA display with a screen resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. It runs on Nokia Series 30+ OS. A removable 1200 mAh battery fuels the device. It sports a 2MP camera with a LED flash on the back. Nokia 3310 is available in four colors: Warm Red (Glossy), Dark Blue (Matte), Yellow (Glossy), Grey (Matte).
On the other hand, Nokia 3, 5, and 6 are Android-based smartphones. Nokia 3 packs a 5-inch IPS LCD HD (720 x 1280 pixels) display with a pixel density of 294 ppi. A Quad-core MediTek 6737 processor with Cortex A-53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz paired with Mali-T720 GPU powers this device. In the storage segment, it comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB external storage that can be expanded via microSD card upto 256GB. On the camera front, it houses an 8MP sensor on both front and back. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. A non-removable 2,650 mAh battery fuels the device.
Nokia 5 comes equipped with a 5.2-inch IPS LCD HD (720 x 1280 pixels) display with a pixel density of 284 ppi. It is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz. In terms of storage, it offers 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with an option to expand it via micro SD card upto 256GB. Nokia 5 features a 13MP camera on the back and 8MP camera on the front. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and is backed by 3,000mAh battery pack. A fingerprint sensor is mounted on the back for secure authentication.
The expensive variant of the bunch Nokia 6 boasts a 5.5-inch IPS LCD Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) display with a pixel density of 403 ppi. Under the hood, Nokia 6 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 alongside 4GB/3GB RAM. While 3GB RAM variant offers 32GB internal storage, the 4GB model comes with 64GB internal storage. Internal storage on both variants can be expanded via microSD card upto 256GB. Speaking of the optics, the primary camera houses a 16MP sensor, and the front camera uses an 8MP sensor. Nokia 6 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. A non-removable 3000mAh battery fuels the device.