- HMD Global has slashed price in India of select smartphones
- Nokia 8 Sirocco is now cheaper in India by Rs. 13,000
- Entry-levels Nokia phones have received price cuts worth up to Rs. 1,500
Several Nokia smartphones are now a whole lot cheaper in India as HMD Global has slashed prices of select models. Entry-level models have got price cuts between Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 1,500, and the Nokia flagship has seen its price in India slashed by Rs. 13,000. Let’s dive in to see which Nokia smartphones are more affordable in India.
First up is the Nokia 3.1₹ 9,690 variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage, which will now retail at Rs. 10,999 instead of its old price of Rs. 11,999, a price cut of Rs. 1,000. The Nokia 3.1 was launched in India in May, with the 3GB/ 32GB variant launching in August alongside the Nokia 2.1 and Nokia 5.1₹ 11,873.
The Nokia 3.1 runs Android 8.0 Oreo as part of the Android One programme. It sports a 5.2-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC.
Next, the Nokia 5.1 variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB stage, which has a new price of Rs. 10,999, a price cut of Rs. 1,500.
The Nokia 5.1 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6755S SoC.
The Nokia 6.1 is up next, with both 3GB/ 32GB and 4GB/ 64GB variants of the smartphone getting price cuts of Rs. 1,500 and Rs. 1,000 respectively. The 3GB Nokia 6.1 will now retail at Rs. 13,499, while the 4GB Nokia 6.1 has a new price of Rs. 16,499.
The Nokia 6.1 aka Nokia 6 (2018) launched in India in April at a starting price of Rs. 16,999 for the 3GB RAM variant. A month later, the 4GB RAM variant was unveiled at Rs. 18,999. In August, the two variants got a price cut, with the both variants becoming 1,500 cheaper.
The dual-SIM Nokia 6.1 is part of the Android One programme and runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS LCD display. The Nokia 6.1 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC, coupled with 3GB/ 4GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB of inbuilt storage. Storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).