Published: Tue, November 07, 2017
Hi-Tech | By Cory Rios

3GB RAM Variant Of The Nokia 5 Arrives To India, Costs $209

3GB RAM Variant Of The Nokia 5 Arrives To India, Costs $209

HMD Global launches a new Nokia 5 in India for ₹13,499, which offers 3 GB RAM instead of just 2 GB RAM in the normal model. Theoretically, the 3GB RAM Nokia 5 can have up to 50 percent more apps running in the background compared to the 2GB variant. It will be available in Matte Black and Tempered Blue colour variants. Of course, there are some other launch-time discounts as well, including no cost EMIs and additional discounts on certain credit cards.

Apart from the change in the RAM, the other specifications and features of the Nokia 5 will be the same.

This comes as a surprise to us too but Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM is a thing and is going on sale tonight at 00:00 Hours on Flipkart, major Indian retailer.

Now increasing the RAM to 3GB from 2GB was an obvious move but it has not been well thought out.

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On the software front, the phone ships with a close to stock Android Nougat operating system and as promised by the company should expect an update to Android Oreo soon enough. To refresh on the specifications of the Nokia 5, the smartphone boasts of a 5.2-inch IPS 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass display with an HD screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

Commenting on the launch, Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global said, "Nokia 5 has already forged a reputation for being a beautifully crafted phone which punches well above its weight". You can check full Nokia 5 details at our dedicated page and in Nokia 5 FAQs.

Its connectivity options include 4G, VoLTE, 3G, HSPA+, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth and Micro-USB.

The Nokia 5 is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4 GHz coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. It is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery that should give at least a day-long battery life. On the front, there is an 8MP autofocus camera with f/2.0 aperture and an 84-degree wide-angle lens for better selfies. It sports a dual-tone flash, and the front camera is 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture as well.

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