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Nokia 5 India Sales Begin on August 15: Price, Launch Offers, Specifications, and More

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After available for pre-orders for over a month, the Nokia 5 budget smartphone is finally set to go on sale in India. The smartphone will be available with offline retailers exclusively, unlike HMD Global’s other offerings which have been made available online as well. HMD Global has confirmed to Gadgets 360 that starting Tuesday, August 15, the Nokia 5 smartphone will be available to buy in more than 10 cities across India in select retail outlets.

The Nokia 5 has been made available in four colour options – Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper – however at the start of sales, consumers will be able to buy Nokia 5 in Matte Black only. Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper colour variants will be available in the coming weeks at retail stores. The list of cities where the Nokia 5 will be available starting Tuesday includes Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, and Calicut. More cities will be added into the mix eventually.

The Nokia 6, on the other hand, will be available on Amazon India exclusively. Registrations have already begun and the first sale will happen on August 23.

Nokia 5 price, launch offers
The Nokia 5 is priced at Rs. 12,499, and some launch offers have also been revealed by HMD Global. Vodafone customers will get 5GB data per month at Rs. 149 per month for 3 months on the smartphone. Buyers will also get Rs. 2,500 off (Rs. 1,800 on hotels & Rs.700 off on domestic flights) on Makemytrip.com.

Nokia 5 specifications and features
The Nokia 5 comes with a fingerprint scanner mounted on the home button and sports a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) display. It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). Nokia 5 packs a 13-megapixel camera on the back along with a flashlight and while an 8-megapixel sensor sits at the front.

The design of Nokia 5 is highlighted with a “seamless aluminium 6000 series” body that wraps around the edges for a smooth, rounded shape, which the company says is a “perfect fit for those who need great design, specs at its price.” It measures 149.7×72.5×8.05mm and houses a 3000mAh non-removable battery.

Nokia 5


General

Release date February 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 149.70 x 72.50 x 8.05
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery No
Colours Tempered Blue, Copper, Matte Black, Silver
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels

Hardware

Processor octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 7.1.1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No