Nokia 5 3GB RAM? Yes. You heard it right. The HMD-released Nokia 5 phone has been upgraded with 3GB RAM.
Many fans who bought Nokia 5 recently ahead of this specific announcement may scratch their head about this news. Because the 2GB first variant of Nokia 5 announced in June, has been upgraded with more RAM and slightly different price, and this configuration goes available in India.
“Nokia 5 has already forged a reputation for being a beautifully crafted phone which punches well above its weight,” – Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global.
According to a press release, 3GB RAM variant will be exclusive to Flipkart, one of the popular e-commerce sites in India for only one week, starting November 7 followed by availability in select retail outlets in the country from November 14 onwards. Nokia 5 3GB RAM comes in Matte Black and Tempered Blue, for Rs. 13,499/- ($208~ roughly Php. 10,700~)
To give you a recap, here are the quick specs of Nokia 5
Android 7.1.1 (will be updated to Android 8.0)
5.2″ polarized HD Display
Snapdragon 430 CPU
Adreno 505 GPU
13MP Rear Camera + 8MP Front Camera
16GB Storage (Expandable up to 128GB)
2G, 3G, 4G LTE
The Nokia 5 has been praised by many of its fans for its ergonomics of its design, software updates but criticized by lack of 3GB RAM of today’s standards.
No words from HMD if it will be available globally or in the Philippines as of this writing.