Jaipur, India, April 18, 2018 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today showcased Nokia 1, new Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco for the Indian market. These award winning new Android One Nokia smartphones were introduced at Mobile World Congress in February earlier this year. In addition to the showcasing of four new Nokia smartphones, HMD Global also announced the launch of Nokia phones shop – an online shop for all Nokia devices and accessories in the country.
Delivering all the craftsmanship you expect from a Nokia phone, each new smartphone offers durability and reliability as standard, with the range setting new benchmarks in materials and design.
With a commitment to a pure, secure and up-to-date Android, each smartphone will stay fresh over time with monthly security updates guaranteed and no unnecessary UI changes or hidden processes eating up battery life or slowing them down, so you can enjoy your new phone for longer.
On the side-lines of the event said, “Amit Goyal, Business Head – North & East – HMD Global, “2017 has been an instrumental year for us – we set up our business operations in the country and launched a portfolio of devices that received overwhelming response from the consumers. Today, we are taking the next significant step forward with the launch of four new Nokia Android smartphones. In 2018, we will continue to strengthen our presence in the country. I am delighted to announce the launch of our exclusive online Nokia phones shop for selling Nokia devices and accessories. We will further our commitment to India by deepening our presence in offline as well as online channels.”
Nokia 1: a complete Nokia smartphone experience, accessible to everyone
The Nokia 1 is a breakthrough in accessible technology, delivering smartphone essentials with the reassuring quality you expect of a Nokia phone and a refreshingly familiar design to fans around the world. Giving more people access to technology, it comes with Android Oreo™ (Go edition), a version of Android optimized for devices with 1GB RAM or less. The Nokia 1 is designed to be smooth and responsive, with full access to the Google Play™ Store so you can find all your favourite apps from WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram to mobile banking while also highlighting apps that are optimised for Android Oreo™ (Go edition).
Featuring the iconic ‘Nokia smile’ in a fresh new package, you can give your Nokia 1 a makeover thanks to the popular Xpress-on covers, available in a range of vibrant colours. Simply click on and off in seconds to express your personal style with these exchangeable covers. Each cover has been built with the same precision and attention to detail as the phone’s original cover. Inherently coloured, the tough two-tone polycarbonate cover is ready to take on every day knocks and bumps with its durable design.
Availability & offers
Available in warm red and dark blue the Nokia 1 is available for sale at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 5,499/-. The Xpress on covers will be available separately starting April, 2018 at an MRP of Rs. 450/- only. Consumers can now personalize their Nokia 1 and pick from a pack of azure and grey or yellow and pink.
“Cashback offer from Jio of Rs. 2200, making the effective price of Nokia 1 to come down to Rs. 3299/. In addition, consumer also gets 60GB od additional data. Offer applicable for new & existing Jio customers”
- All Nokia 1 users will be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it with an initial deposit of Rs 1,000 in the introductory period.
- 20% off on booking first ride via redBus – https://www.redbus.in/
The New Nokia 6: our award-winning phone just got even better
Building on the success of its predecessor, the New Nokia 6 packs even more powerful performance and great new features in a more compact, durable body. Over 60% faster than its award-winning predecessor, it now offers enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, a more compact screen-to-body ratio, Nokia spatial audio and pure, secure and up-to-date Android Oreo™.
The New Nokia 6 takes the original’s precision craftsmanship to the next level by combining a unibody, made from a solid block of 6000 series aluminium, with an 11-hour two-tone anodising and polishing process. And by uniting a sculpted 2.5D display with damage-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, the New Nokia 6’s compact and refined body is built to last.
Our engineers have integrated the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 Mobile Platform to deliver fast and smooth performance alongside great day-long battery life.
Availability and offers
Available in Black/Copper and White/Copper, consumers can buy the new Nokia from Nokia phones shop and leading mobile stores across the country including outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance. Customers on Airtel can enjoy a cashback of Rs 2000 on Nokia 6 and own the smartphone at an effective price of Rs. 14, 999 Airtel customers can also enjoy an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018.
Additionally, consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip. All new Nokia 6 consumers will also be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it. The new Nokia 6 will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit. ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018.
New Nokia 6 will be available at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 16,999.
Nokia 7 plus: the flagship hero for everyone
Made for creators to deliver stunning content, the Nokia 7 plus has the screen, power, design and features to make it a true hero in our smartphone range. Combining innovative optical hardware and imaging algorithms, the Nokia 7 plus captures moments into photos that are true to life. With enhanced Dual-Sight, dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for excellent performance in both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP camera that delivers 2x optical zoom for the moments when you wish you were closer.
To enable you to capture and enjoy more content for longer, the Nokia 7 plus is backed by the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 Mobile Platform. Optimised and integrated for maximum performance and battery life. With an impressive 2-day battery life, you can extract every bit of juice from the already powerful 3800 mAh battery, even when you are broadcasting your #Bothie videos live on Facebook or YouTube.
Its gently curved back and slim edges give you a big-screen experience in a comfortable, neat package. The vivid 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 plus perfect for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment with more content in the same width as a traditional 5.5-inch display device.
Availability & offers:
Available in Black/Copper and White/Copper, consumers can pre-book their Nokia 7 plus starting April 20, 2018 from Nokia phones shop, Amazon.in and select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance (on-shelf date: April 30). Airtel customers can enjoy a cashback offer of Rs 2000 on the Nokia 7 Plus and get the smartphone at an effective price of just Rs. 23, 999 as a part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. Airtel customers will also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018.
Additionally, consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip. All Nokia 7 plus consumers will also be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it. The Nokia 7 plus will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit and ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018.
Nokia 7 Plus will be available at a recommended best price of Rs. 25,999.
Nokia 8 Sirocco: an ultra-compact powerhouse for the fans
Inspired by the rich design heritage of Nokia phones, the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s elegant design and compact style is the ideal blend of precise craftsmanship and purposeful innovation. Delivering powerful storytelling features including enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics and carefully tuned acoustics with Nokia spatial audio, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is an ultra-compact powerhouse, and our most beautiful smartphone to date.
Its curved glass finish envelops a precision-crafted stainless-steel frame to deliver a fusion of strength and beauty. Just 2mm thin at the edge, the Nokia 8 Sirocco combines a curved edge-to-edge pOLED 2K 5.5-inch display with smaller bezels and moulded body curves to create an ultra-compact profile.
The steel frame is 2.5 times stronger than 6000 series aluminium, paired with 3D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5. Luxuriously weighted and perfectly balanced, it feels more secure in your hand thanks to the improved grip given by the dual diamond-polished stainless-steel frame.
Now capture every detail thanks to the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics that combine an ultra-sensitive, wide angle primary camera for impressive low-light performance and a secondary 13MP sensor with 2x optical zoom. And with Pro Camera mode you get full manual control over every picture you take, helping you capture photos like a pro.
Availability and offers:
Available in black colour, consumers can pre-book their Nokia 8 Sirocco starting April 20, 2018 from Nokia phones shop, Flipkart.com and select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance (on-shelf date: April 30, 2018). Airtel customers buying the Nokia 8 Sirocco will be able to enjoy an additional data benefit of 120GB. While prepaid customers will get 20GB additional data on each of the first 6 recharges of Rs 199 or Rs 349, postpaid customers can avail the additional 20GB per month on the Rs 399 or Rs 499 plan for 6months. Airtel customers will also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018 and ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018.
Additionally, consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip. Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit.
Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 49,999.
About HMD Global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.
Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. Android, Android One, Google and Google Photos are trademarks of Google LLC; Oreo is a trademark of Mondelez International, Inc. group. Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. ZEISS and the ZEISS logo are registered trademarks of Carl Zeiss AG used under license of Carl Zeiss Vision GmbH.