We were the first ones to report about the launch of Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant today and now HMD India has made it official. Nokia 5 3GB RAM will be exclusive to Flipkart for only one week and will be available in other select retail outlets in the country from November 14 onwards.

As the Flipkart listing has revealed the availability of 3GB RAM variant is in Matt Black and Tempered Blue colors. You can buy one on Flipkart starting mid-night today for Rs 13499.

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Full Press Release:

New Delhi, India, 6 November, 2017 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced that the Nokia 5 will be available in a new configuration that includes 3GB of RAM. A precision engineered smartphone made to fit perfectly in your hand, Nokia 5 now has more memory for smoother multitasking and overall performance. It will be exclusively available for a week on Flipkart.com starting November 7 followed by availability in select retail outlets in the country from November 14 onwards. It comes in Matte Black and Tempered Blue – at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 13,499/-

Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430 mobile platform, Nokia 5 delivers excellent battery life and graphics performance – all in a package that perfectly balances everyday usability with a premium quality design. With pure, secure and up to date Android™ at its heart, the Nokia 5 gives you the ability to use your phone your way.

“Nokia 5 has already forged a reputation for being a beautifully crafted phone which punches well above its weight,” said Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global. “Now we have added more memory so fans can get enhanced performance in the same precision engineered design.”

Commenting on the exclusive partnership, Ajay Yadav, Vice President – Smartphones at Flipkart, said, “We are delighted to partner with HMD Global for the new launch of the Nokia 5 exclusively on Flipkart. We believe that this device which is a package that perfectly balances high performance, premium design and competitive pricing, will drive a huge audience across the country coupled with Flipkart’s wide reach, reinforcing our online market leadership in smartphones.”

 Premium and durable design

Milled from a single piece of aluminium with a beautiful, curved finish, Nokia 5 is solid, durable and nestles in your hand. In combination with its tough-wearing sculpted Corning® Gorilla® Glass, that ensures your smartphone has the best protection from everyday bumps and bangs.The back of the phone has a beautifully uninterrupted finish due to Nokia 5’s innovative antenna design, which hides the antenna lines on the edges of the phone.

In keeping with the Nokia 5’s elegant design, the 13MP Phase Detection Auto Focus camera has been beautifully integrated into the body. With a dual tone flash to mimic ambient light, the camera has been optimised for all light conditions, delivering sharp low light images and capturing natural colours and skin tones indoors and out.

Always pure Android

With the Nokia 5 you will have a pure Android experience on your device. Monthly security updates ensure that your Nokia 5 is safe and up-to-date as well as clutter-free – putting choice at the heart of the consumer experience. Timely Android OS releases keep your phone feature packed. The Nokia 5 is secured with biometric fingerprint authentication, delivering enhanced security and making your device a versatile companion whatever your needs.

Nokia 5 in the palm of your hand

With additional features including an 8MP, 84-degree wide-angle front facing camera – to squeeze even more scene into your selfie – and excellent sunlight and low light screen visibility, there are plenty of reasons to keep the Nokia 5 out of your pocket and in your hand where it belongs.