HMD Global has increased the price of its smartphones due to the GST hike from the government. Recently, the government hiked the GST rates on smartphones from 12% to 18%. The price of the Nokia 9 PureView is increased from Rs. 49,999 to Rs. 52,677.
Other smartphones including Nokia 2.3 and Nokia 110 now cost at Rs. 7,585 and Rs. 1,684 respectively. Earlier, Apple hiked the price of its iPhone models. Other smartphone manufacturers Xiaomi, Samsung, Vivo, Oppo also hiked the price of their smartphones.