HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today launched four new phones in India ahead of the festive season. The Finnish smartphone maker wants a Nokia phone for everyone this festive season with the launch of two new smartphones and two new feature phones
Starting with a Nokia C3, which makes its debut globally today, joins the Nokia C series family and delivers a large screen, an all-day battery, a quality camera, and an Android™ 10 experience, complete with durable design fans can rely on, at an ultra-accessible price. Along with a fingerprint sensor for added security and a one-year replacement guarantee that builds on trust, Nokia C3 is for those who want to switch to using a smartphone and be part of the rapidly changing world that’s going increasingly digital.
Also launching in India today, is Nokia 5.3, the smartphone that is being loved by fans around the world for its impressive performance, a versatile quad camera, a large 6.55” (16.6 cm) screen and the signature two-day battery life.
And finally, making their debut today are the Nokia 125 and the Nokia 150 feature phones, built for the everyday.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global:
“Our aim is to bring great smartphone experiences to as many fans across the world as possible, at a selection of accessible price points. Our launches of Nokia C3, Nokia 5.3, Nokia 125 and Nokia 150 in India today are a testimony to this goal, ahead of the festive season. The Nokia C-series smartphones empower users to upgrade from a feature phone to an affordable smartphone experience in select markets. The Nokia C3 takes the C-series to the next level. It’s a phone made for India, in India. With Android 10, a large HD+ screen, a fingerprint sensor for added security and all the durability you’d expect from a Nokia smartphone, the Nokia C3 is a true day-to-day companion you can rely on for work, or play.”
“With Nokia 5.3 our goal was to give fans a robust device that’s also stunning, that allows them to both create and enjoy content in a different way. Bringing an AI-powered quad camera, as well as being the first Nokia phone to use the Snapdragon™ 665 Mobile Platform, the Nokia 5.3 brings an entertainment and creative powerhouse to more people across the world. With Nokia 125 and Nokia 150 that bring large 2.4” screens to the most affordable price points yet, we offer a simple, yet extremely reliable feature phone experience in a brand-new form factor and battery that lets you talk all day.”
Sanmeet Singh, Vice President, HMD Global, said:
“I’m delighted that at the start of this festive season, we’re bringing a range for phones with unique propositions to consumers. The Nokia C3, the Nokia 5.3, the Nokia 125 and the Nokia 150, all cater to unique needs. Nokia C3 is ‘Made for India’ for those who are ready to switch to a smartphone, whether for work, taking online classes, expanding business, or for entertainment anytime, anywhere. It comes with our unique and popular one-year replacement guarantee that reinforces consumer trust and adds value. Nokia 5.3 is receiving enthusiastic reviews from fans globally and I’m excited to bring this smartphone to our Indian fans. And finally, Nokia 125 and Nokia 150 with a brand-new form factor and improved usability for the feature phone enthusiasts. All phones are available in a range of exciting colours to choose from. India trusts Nokia phones and I’m sure with this added range, our fans will love to own one or gift one to their loved ones.”
Delivering a large screen, all-day battery, and a quality camera, the Nokia C3 brings the Android 10 experience to the Nokia C-series, complete with durable design fans can rely on, at an ultra-accessible price. Featuring a 5.99” (15.2 cm) screen and adaptive brightness, the Nokia C3 gives you clarity on a spacious display whether you’re indoors or outdoors. Work or play, this device will fuel your day and make sure you stay productive in more ways than one. Delivering great all-around Android 10 performance, the octa-core processor and advanced technology like biometric fingerprint sensor are there to help you perform at full capacity. Plus, get ahead of everyone else with the help of the Google Assistant button – find new recipes, catch up on the latest news headlines and more at just the press of a button and your voice. The Nokia C3 comes with a one-year replacement guarantee.
Featuring a number of Nokia smartphone firsts for phenomenal value, the Nokia 5.3 features a quad camera, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 Mobile Platform, and the signature two-day battery life. The AI-powered quad-camera helps capture the perfect shot no matter where you are, even in dim light, thanks to Night mode. Wide-angle and macro lenses help you capture close-ups, or wide, scenic shots. And with its large 6.55” screen, the Nokia 5.3 helps make the most out of streaming your favourite shows and playing games all day long. The Nokia 5.3 has a durable yet stunning, Nordic-inspired design comes with Android™ 10 and gives fans faster access to Google Assistant[i]via the dedicated button.
Durability never looked so good. The Nokia 5.3 comes with a sleek glass front with a durable composite back that’s designed to honour its Nordic design heritage and inspired by the land of a thousand lakes, is available in three beautiful finishes – Cyan, Sand and Charcoal – with two RAM/ROM configurations – the 4GB/64GB and the 6GB/64GB.
The Nokia 125 allows us to deliver our most affordable large 2.4” (6.09 cm) screen to date, providing a great viewing experience at an amazing price point. It comes with a truly ergonomic design with bigger buttons making the user experience easy. Keep your eye on that high score playing classic Snake and other great try-and-buy games and listen to music at your leisure with its wireless FM radio. Plus, with a durable finish, this is a phone that’s fit for everyday life.
Never miss a moment and chat with friends and family from sunrise to sunset, thanks to the Nokia 125’s long-lasting battery. There’s also enough storage to save up to 2,000 contacts and up to 500 SMS messages on the phone, so you can have all your friends just a text or a call away.
The Nokia 150 brings extra additions, allowing you to enjoy your tracks using the MP3 player with up to 32GB of expandable storage. Capture every moment with the VGA camera and flash and share your pictures with your friends using Bluetooth.
The Nokia 150 lets you play the classic game of Snake and others you can try and buy. Like the Nokia 125, this feature phone supports FM radio play without a headset. In addition, this phone makes dialling and texting simple to navigate with the 2.4” (6.1 cm) screen and large ergonomic keys. With an exterior made from high-quality, durable polycarbonate, the Nokia 150 can handle the knocks of everyday life. Coming with a battery life that lets you talk all day and night, and lasts on standby for weeks, it truly is a phone you can rely on.
Pricing, variants and availability
The Dual SIM Nokia C3 will be available across top mobile retailers in India and on Nokia.com/phones in Nordic Blue and Sand colour options and RAM/ROM variants of 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB for INR 7,499 and 8,999 respectively starting 17th September. Starting 10th September, fans will also be able to pre-book Nokia C3 on Nokia.com/phones. Nokia C3 comes with a 1-year replacement guarantee. Details and T&C on Nokia.com/phones.
The Dual SIM Nokia 5.3 is available online on Amazon.in and Nokia.com/phones in Cyan, Sand and Charcoal colour options and RAM/ROM variants of 4GB/64GB and 6GB/64GB for INR13,999 and INR 15,499 respectively starting 1st September. Starting 25th August, fans will also be able to pre-book Nokia 5.3 on Nokia.com/phones or notify-me on Amazon.in. Jio subscribers purchasing Nokia 5.3 will get benefits worth INR 4,000 on INR 349 plan, which include INR 2,000 instant cashback from Jio and INR 2,000 worth vouchers from partners. This offer is applicable for new as well as existing Jio subscribers.
The Dual SIM Nokia 150 is available across top mobile retailers in India and on Nokia.com/phones, in Red, Cyan and Black colour options, starting 25th August, at a recommended best buy price of INR 2,299.
The Dual SIM Nokia 125 is available across top mobile retailers in India and on Nokia.com/phones, in Charcoal Black and Powder White colour options, starting 25th August, at a recommended best buy price of INR 1,999.
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