Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant launched in India: Threat to other 3GB RAM smartphones

Nokia 5 was announced just last month in India. The device tags a brand name that was once highly valued in the country and it still has its fill of fan following. Nokia 5 has impressive specifications for the price range it is being offered in.

Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant launched in India: Threat to other smartphones

Initially, only the 2GB RAM variant was launched and it came in as a disappointment to the Nokia fans as there are smartphones with better specs in this price bracket.

Understanding the demand of the Nokia fans, HMD seems to have quietly announced a new variant of the Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM in India. It has been announced by HMD India that this variant of Nokia 5 will be exclusive to Flipkart for a week and will be available via select retail outlets from November 14. Given that the sale will debut tomorrow, Flipkart has already listed the Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM as available with a price tag of Rs. 13,499.

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Nokia 5 has a 5.2 inch IPS LCD display. It has resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a pixel density of 282 ppi. It runs Android Nougat 7.1.1. The device has an octa-core Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 Soc. It has 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It supports microSD card and the storage is expandable to 256 GB.

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The rear camera is a 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection auto focus camera with dual-tone LED flash while the front camera 8 MP, f/2.0 snapper. It sports a fingerprint sensor on the home button. The device has a 3000mAh battery which holds enough juice to last throughout the day.

Having said that the Nokia 5 availability have started, here we have listed a few other mid-range smartphones that might face the competition to the entry of the Nokia 5.

Sony Xperia R1 Plus

Buy At Price of Rs 14,990
Key Features

  • 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with 64-bit Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB (UFS) storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Exmor Sensor, Predictive Hybrid Autofocus
  • 8MP front-facing camera with Predictive Hybrid Autofocus
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2620mAh built-in battery

Lava Z80

Buy At Price of Rs 8,999
Key Features

  • 5 Inch HD TFT Touchscreen Display
  • 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 3GB RAM With 16GB ROM
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP Rear Camera LED Flash
  • 5MP Front Camera With Flash
  • 4G VoLTE /WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0/FM Radio
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 2500 MAh Battery

Lava Z90

Buy At Price of Rs 10,749
Key Features

  • 5.2 Inch HD TFT Touchscreen Display
  • 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 3GB RAM With 32GB ROM
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera LED Flash
  • 8MP Front Camera With Flash
  • 4G VoLTE /WiFi/Bluetooth 4.0/FM Radio
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 2750 MAh Battery

Honor Holly 4

Buy At Price of Rs 11,999
Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with 64-bit Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3020mAh (typical) battery

InFocus Snap 4

Buy At Price of Rs 11,999
Key Features

  • 5.2 Inch HD IPS Touchscreen Display
  • 1.5GHz MT6750N Octa-Core Processor
  • 4GB RAM With 64GB ROM
  • 13MP + 8MP Rear Camera With LED Flash
  • Dual 8 MP Front Camera For Background Blur
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G VoLTE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • FM Radio
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3000 MAh Battery

Lenovo K8 Plus 4GB RAM

Buy At Price of Rs 10,999
Key Features

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 16nm processor with Mali-T880 GPU
  • 3GB / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with Largan 5P lens with secondary 5MP camera
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh built-in battery

Gionee X1s

Buy At Price of Rs 13,500
Key Features

  • 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Amigo 4.0 UI
  • 13MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh battery

Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie

Buy At Price of Rs 14,999
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1280 × 720 pixels) Full HD IPS Quantum display
  • 1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Zen UI 4.0
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash
  • 20MP front camera with LED Flash, secondary 8MP camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery

InFocus Turbo 5 Plus

Buy At Price of Rs 8,999
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD On-cell IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 (4 x 1.5GHz A53 + 4 x 1.0GHz A53) processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash
  • secondary 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4850mAh battery

Panasonic Eluga Ray 500

Buy At Price of Rs 8,999
Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS Oncell 2.5D curved glass display with NEG2 Glass protection
  • 1.25 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with MicroSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD)
  • 13MP primary rear camera
  • secondary 8MP camera with wide-angle lens, f/2.4 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh battery

Oppo A71

Buy At Price of Rs 12,990
Key Features

  • 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 64-bit processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with ColorOS 3.1
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh (minimum) battery

Coolpad Cool Play 6

Buy At Price of Rs 14,999
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 653 with Mobile Platform with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB Internal Storage
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with Journey UI, upgradable to Android 8.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 13MP dual rear camera cameras
  • 8MP front camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh (minimum) / 4060mAh (typical) battery

Vivo Y69

Buy At Price of Rs 14,990
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 (4 x 1.5GHz A53 + 4 x 1.0GHz A53) processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Funtouch OS 3.2
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh (non-removable) battery

Motorola Moto G5S

Buy At Price of Rs 13,999
Key Features

  • 5.2 Inch FHD Display
  • 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core Processor
  • 4GB RAM With 32GB ROM
  • 16MP Rear Camera With Dual Tone LED Flash
  • 5MP Front Camera With LED Flash
  • VoLTE/WiFi
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Water Repellent Coating
  • Turbo Charging
  • 3000 MAh Battery

Micromax Evok Dual Note

Buy At Price of Rs 9,999
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 64-bit processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with Sony IMX258 sensor
  • secondary 5MP camera
  • 5MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery

Gionee A1 Lite

Buy At Price of Rs 13,324
Key Features

  • 5.3-inch (1280 × 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.3GHz Octa-Core Mediatek MT6753 Processor with Mali T-720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with micro SD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Amigo OS 4.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 20MP front-facing camera with soft LED selfie flash
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh battery

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