There is a wide yawning gap between official unveil of Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 3310 and the final intended release to markets. The phones were announced on Feb 26 at MWC 2017, but all the signs we get till now indicates a release in starting May and extended to June and beyond depending upon markets. We shared what we gathered from our sources and retailers, about release dates in various markets in our earlier article.
But now we have got official word from HMD regarding this wide gap between unveil of phones and their market launch. HMD seems to be working on stocking the Phones before a big release in Q2, 2017.
HMD has ambitious plans to release Nokia 3, 5 and 6 in 120 markets at same time in Q2 2017. This is ambitious because HMD is de facto a start-up, though it has support from Nokia and Foxconn.
So, now it seems Nokia Android Phones and Nokia 3310 will be released in one big launch globally in the month of May. Though we still believe different markets will get slightly different release dates. But it will be a pleasant surprise for sure if HMD really pulls it off.
Read Nokia 5 Full specs, features, price here
Read Nokia 6 Full specs, features, price here
Read Nokia 3 Full specs, features, price here
Read Nokia 3310 2017 Full specs, features, price here
Read comparison between Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 here
Read our full Nokia Android Phones Coverage:
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- 15 Tips & Tricks to make your Android (Nokia) run Faster & improve its overall performance
- 14 Tips to get better & long battery life on (Nokia) Android Smartphones
- Nokia Android Phones may get Nokia Camera UI soon, hints HMD
- Official Nokia 3, 5, 6 & 8 accessories available in UK & Germany now
- Hands-on with Nokia 6 & 8 covers/cases from Terrapin Accessories
- IDC: HMD (Nokia Android Phones) holds 0.4% market share, 11th largest manufacturer in Europe
- 1.5 Million Nokia Android phones sold in H1 2017, says IDC hinting at strong Nokia 6 sales in China
- Nokia 6 & others may get Android 7.1.2 Nougat before Android Oreo update
- This Nokia Diwali ad is so touching. Must watch!
- HMD willing to unlock Bootloader of Nokia Android Phones, one device at a time
- HMD to launch Nokia Phones offering Android zero-touch enrollment experience soon
- HMD: Won’t unlock Bootloader on Nokia Phones but will share Kernel modifications with community
- You can buy insurance for Nokia Android Phones in Europe now
- Google Tez to come pre-installed on Nokia Android Phones as part of Google Package
- HMD: Millions of Nokia Android smartphones sold already
- Android 8.0 Oreo allows Google Assistant launch within the app
- Reconfirmed officially: Nokia 3 will get Android 8.0 (Android O)
- HMD talks about Nokia Phones release timelines, prices; Quick Charge & Indian market stratgey
- [Updated with HMD’s statement ] Next “set” of Nokia Phones to be unveiled by end of Q2, 2017. Old Phone exchange may be offered