Nokia 5 is Now Available for Rs 12,499 and Nokia 8 for 28,999 in India

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Just ahead of the big tech event, Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, HMD Global has made a strategic move by slashing the price of its mid-range Nokia 5 and premium phone Nokia 8. The Nokia 5 3GB RAM model is now available at Rs. 12,499, while the Nokia 8 64GB is now available for Rs. 28,999.

Nokia 5 was launched in last November in India at a price tag of Rs. 13,499 and the Nokia 8 was launched in the county in last August at Rs. 36,999. So, it’s a big discount as far as the Nokia 8 is concerned. Amazon India has started selling both handsets at the discounted price, however, Flipkart was selling at the old price at the time of covering this news.

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To recall, HMD Global has been licenced the Nokia brand for mobiles and is all set to unveil a new range of Nokia mobiles at the MWC 2018 event which is just around the corner.

Specifications of Nokia 5

Android 7.1.1 Nougat running Nokia 5 is a dual-SIM budget smartphone that comes with a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS LCD display protected with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass. It is driven by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, paired with 3GB of RAM.

In terms of imaging, the Nokia 5 features a 13-megapixel rear camera equipped with PDAF lens and dual-tone flash, while on the front there is an 8-megapixel autofocus snapper. The internal storage is 16GB, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).

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The handset packs a 3000mAh battery and also comes with 4G VoLTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Specifications of Nokia 8

The Nokia 8 is a premium flagship smartphone that was running Android 7.1 Nougat, but as per promised by the company has now started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo. The handset features a 5.3-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS panel that is protected with the same 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 as seen in the Nokia 5.

Under the hood, it comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset and 4GB of RAM, along with 64GB of internal storage which supports expansion via microSD card (up to 256GB) via a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.

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The Nokia 8 sports dual rear camera setup both with 13-megapixel image sensors with Carl Zeiss optics. On the front houses another 13-megapixel camera with PDAF and 78.4-degree wide-angle lens. It also comes with Carl Zeiss optics. There is a 3090mAh battery.

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