Nuu X5 is the most expensive of the lot at Rs 15,999 while Nuu Q500 is the cheapest at Rs 9,999.

US-based Nuu Mobile forays into India with X5 M3 Q626 and Q500 Smartphones
Atom Tech Shorts Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 09:26
Written by  S. Mahadevan

Nuu Mobile is a US based smartphone brand and is has just announced a range of its devices in the Indian market. These phones, Nuu X5, Nuu Q626, Nuu Q500 and Nuu M3 come with different specifications and price points.

Nuu X5 is a 5.5-inch phone having a screen resolution of 1080x1920p, in other words, a full HD display. The processor fitted on this device is the MediaTek MT6750T chipset and the CPU will be supported by 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. The phone will have the provision to fix a microSD card to expand the internal storage to 128GB.

The optics department of the Nuu X5 sports a 13MP camera in the rear and a 5MP sensor in the front. The battery fitted on the phone is of 2900mAh. The Android Nougat version 7.0 is the operating system and the communication suite is full, including 4G VoLTE.  

Nuu M3 is also a 5.5-inch smartphone. The display is described to be IPD HD. The CPU in this case is also from MediaTek and it is the quad-core MTK6737 chipset that drives the Nuu M3. The RAM here is lower than the X5 at 2GB and the internal memory is also limited to 16GB. The microSD route can, however, be adopted to make it up to 128GB on this phone also.

The battery is slightly bigger at 3200mAh, but the camera setup features an 8MP sensor in the rear and 5MP in the front. The OS remains the same Android Nougat 7.0 and the connectivity options are also the same as found on the Nuu X5 smartphone. Nu Mobile has followed the Indian market closely and all four devices are being provided with the 4G VoLTE compatibility, without exception.

Nuu Q500 is the next phone being discussed in this report on the phones launched by Nu Mobile. This phone has a 5-inch HD display and a MediaTek processor. The exact name and rating of the CPU is not disclosed. The phone has 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM and the microSD card provision is also present. The rear and front cameras are 8MP and 5MP respectively. Rest of the specs and features are quite common with the other phones.

Nuu Q626 is the fourth and last smartphone included in this discussion. This phone has almost identical specs like the Nuu 500 with a 5-inch display, a MediaTek processor and 2GB RAM. The internal memory alone is higher at 32GB. The rest of the details, including the camera setup and connectivity options are no different from what can be found on the Nuu Q500.

 All these smartphones feature a fingerprint sensor and 3.5mm audio jack.

The company believes the Indian smartphone market will soon replace the US as the second largest after China and Nuu phones would like to be a part of this market.

As for the prices of these phones, the cheapest of the lot is the Nuu Q500 and it can be bought at Rs 9, 999. The Nuu Q626 is being sold at Rs 12, 999 and the Nuu M3 at Rs 12, 499. The flagship is obviously the Nuu X5 and its price is Rs 15, 999.

The phones are being sold through offline retail outlets.