Nokia 5 now available with 3 GB RAM; goes on sale in India tomorrow

HMD Global has announced that the Nokia 5 will be available in a new configuration with 3 GB RAM.

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Launched in July in India, the Nokia 5 was powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and included 2 GB RAM, which has now changed to 3 GB.

Nokia 5 has already forged a reputation for being a beautifully crafted phone which punches well above its weight. Now we have added more memory so fans can get enhanced performance in the same precision engineered design.

– Ajey Mehta, Vice President – India, HMD Global

Nokia 5 Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Display: 5.2-inch HD (1280 x 720) | 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass | 500 nits
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 | Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB; expandable up to 128 GB with microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 13MP autofocus | Dual-tone LED Flash | f/2.0 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8MP autofocus | f/2.0 aperture | 84-degree wide-angle lens
  • Dimensions: 149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh

The Nokia 5 ships with pure Android Nougat and comes with a promise of guaranteed monthly security updates as well as an upgrade to Android Oreo soon.

Priced at ₹13,499 ($208), the Nokia 5 comes in Matte Black and Tempered Blue color variants and will be exclusively available for a week on starting November 7 followed by availability in select retail outlets in the country. The older spec’d variant was priced at ₹12,899 ($200).

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