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Nokia 3 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 6: Which Nokia Android Phone Is Right for You?


Nokia launched three new phones – Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3310 at its MWC 2017 event in Barcelona on Sunday and also announced the worldwide launch for its Nokia 6 smartphone. If we keep aside the revamp of the original Nokia 3310, the three Nokia smartphones at offer will be running Android Nougat out-of-the-box when they are made available. If you are confused about which variant to go for, here are some features and specification differences that might help you choose the device most suitable for you.

Nokia 3 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 6 Specifications

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 price compared

The Nokia 3 has been priced at at EUR 139 (roughly Rs. 9,800) while the Nokia 5 has been priced at EUR 189 (roughly Rs. 13,500) by the company. The Nokia 6 will be made available at EUR 229 (roughly Rs. 16,000) while its all-new Arte Black variant, which will sport high-class piano black colour and 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, has been priced at EUR 299 (roughly Rs. 21,000).

 

All new Nokia phones will be launched in APAC, Middle East, Africa and Europe in Q2 2017. Hopefully these features will help you decide which device suits your requirements best.

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 specifications compared

While the Nokia 3 and Nokia 6 smartphones runs Android 7.0 Nougat, the Nokia 5 will run Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. In terms of display, the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 feature a 5-inch and 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display respectively. The Nokia 6 on the other hand features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display.

 

Coming to the processors on the smartphones, the Nokia 3 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. On the other hand, the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 6 are powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. While the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 come with 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB), the Nokia 6 comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage, which is also expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB ).

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In terms of optics, while all three smartphones feature an 8-megapixel front camera, the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 pack an 8-megapixel, 13-megapixel, and 16-megapixel camera at the rear-end of the device.

Coming to the battery capacity, the Nokia 3 houses a 2650mAh non-removable battery while both Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 house a 3000mAh non-removable battery. The Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 additionally features a fingerprint sensor, which is missing from the Nokia 3 smartphone.

The connectivity options offered by all three smartphones include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G connectivity. Both Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 smartphones will be made available in single and dual-SIM variants.

Nokia 5 vs Nokia 3 vs Nokia 6 comparison

  Compare Nokia 3 Compare Nokia 6
General
Alternate names Six
Release date February 2017 February 2017 January 2017
Dimensions (mm) 149.70 x 72.50 x 8.05 143.40 x 71.40 x 8.48 154.00 x 75.80 x 7.85
Weight (g) 167.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000 2650 3000
Removable battery No No No
Colours Tempered Blue, Copper, Matte Black, Silver Silver White, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Copper White Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.20 5.00 5.50
Resolution 720×1280 pixels 720×1280 pixels 1080×1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 403
Hardware
Processor octa-core 1.3GHz quad-core 1.1GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MediaTek 6737 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor
RAM 2GB 2GB 3GB
Internal storage 16GB 16GB 32GB
Expandable storage Yes Yes Yes
Expandable storage type microSD microSD microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128 128 128
Camera
Rear camera 13-megapixel 8-megapixel 16-megapixel
Flash Yes Yes Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Software
Operating System Android 7.1.1 Android 7.0 Android 7.0
Connectivity
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes Yes Yes, v 4.10
NFC No No No
Number of SIMs 2 2 2
SIM1
SIM Type Nano-SIM Micro-SIM
4G/LTE Yes Yes Yes
SIM2
SIM Type Nano-SIM Micro-SIM
4G/LTE Yes Yes Yes
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes Yes
Barometer No No No
Temperature sensor No No No

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