Nokia 5 Specifications, Price and Features (Pros and Cons)

Still on the big comeback of Nokia, we shall be looking at one of their latest android smartphone, the Nokia 5. It was among the phones officially announced by the brand at the Mobile World Congress 2017 held in Barcelona. Other upcoming Nokia phones include; Nokia 6, Nokia E1, Nokia D1C, Nokia P, Nokia P1 and the much anticipated revamped Nokia 3310. Now let us look at the Nokia 5 Specifications, Nokia 5 Price and the Nokia 5 Features, which includes the Pros and Cons.

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Nokia 5 Specifications, Price and Features

The Nokia 5 is regarded as a budget smartphone, and it s a welcome idea coming from a legendary brand like Nokia. The price tag is has is quite pocket-friendly. If you are interest in buying this device, let me take you on a little review on its features, revealing its pros and cons , the major things you should have in mind before considering to buy it.

Nokia 5 Features – The Pros and Cons

The Pros

A Polarized HD Corning Gorilla Glass Display

The display features of the Nokia 5 is quite amazing. It comes with a 5.2 inch front display that has a HD resolution, and it is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass. Another top notch feature of the display is that it is polarized, which makes it pretty amazing to behold.

Powerful Cameras

Right from their Lumia devices, Nokia is well known for their quality of camera on the rear panel of their smartphones. The Nokia 5 is not left out in this camera quality. It comes with an 8MP front camera, which has a wide angle lens and a 13MP rear camera with automatic scene selection and dual tone LED flash.

Stock Operating System

It was earlier expected that this device will be coming with a custom skin on top the stock OS, just as Nokia have been doing in the past. However, the device will be running on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System.

The Cons

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Poor Battery Life

One of the setback of this wonderful device is its poor battery capacity. It is coming with a mere 3000mAh battery under its rear panel. Though the battery capacity might appear a little bit small, since the device is coming from Nokia, the battery life experience might turned out being positive.




Nokia 5 Specifications

General Specifications

Launch Date:           Officially Announced

Brand:           Nokia

Model:            5

Colour:          Silver, Copper, Blue, Black

Form Factor:            Bar

Category:      Smartphone

Dual Sim:      Yes

Hybrid Sim:  No

Sim Card:      Dual Nano Sim

Waterproof: No

Fingerprint Scanner:         Yes

Network:       LTE + LTE

Operating System: Android V7.1.1 (Nougat)

Metal Body:  Seamless Aluminium Unibody

Dimensions:            149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm

Processor & RAM

Processor:   1.4 GHz Octa Core 64-bit (Cortex-A53)

Chipset:        Qualcomm Snapdragon 430

RAM:  2 GB

GPU:  Adreno 505


Internal Storage:     16 GB

Expandable Storage:        Up To 128 GB

Card Slot:     Micro Sd Card


Size:   5.2 Inches (Large)

Screen:          HD IPS Display, 2.5D, Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer

Screen Protection: Gorilla Glass

Sensors:       Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Magnetic Sensor, Fingerprint Identity Sensor, E-compass, Hall Sensor

Resolution:  720 x 1280 Pixels, HD

Pixel Density:          282 ppi

Colours:  16M

Keyboard:    Touch

Screen to Body Ratio:       68.7%

Stylus:           No

Other Input Features:        Multi-Touch


Rear Camera:          13 MP , 1.12um

Front Camera:         8 MP , 1.12um

Flash: Dual Tone LED Flash

Rear Camera Features:     Geo Tagging

Auto Focus: Phase Detection Autofocus

Video Recording:   1920x1080p@30fps, Full HD

Zoom:            Digital Zoom


Battery Capacity:    3000 mAh

Battery Type:           Li-Ion, Non Removable

Wireless Charging:            No

Quick Charging      : Yes

Calling & Messaging

Phone Book:           Unlimited

SMS:  Yes

MMS:  Yes

Instant Messaging:            Yes

Email:            Yes


GPRS:            Yes

2G:      850/900/1800/1900; WCDMA: Band 1, 2, 5, 8

3G:      HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

4G:      LTE (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40) / LTE

VoLTE: Yes

WiFi:   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth:    V4.1


NFC Support:          Yes

Infrared: No

USB Port:     Micro USB V2.0

Edge: Yes


USB OTG:     Yes

USB Type-C:            No


Radio:            Yes

Headset:       Yes

Audio Format:         WAV, MP3

Video Format:          3GP, DivX, MP4

Speaker:       Single With Smart Amplifier

Additional Information

Items in the Box:     Handset, Battery, Charger, Charging / Data Cable, SIM Door Key, Headset And User Guide

Nokia 5 Price

The price in the following countries are:

Nokia 5 Price in India — Rs. 13,500

Nokia 5 Price in Europe — EUR 189

Nokia 5 Price in US — USD 299.98

Nokia 5 Price in Kenya — KSh 19,499

Nokia 5 Price in Nigeria — NGN 70, 000 (within the range)

Nokia 5 Price in UAE — AED 799


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