Nokia X5 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

HMD Global has finally announced its latest mid-range smarphone, the Nokia X5 (Nokia 5.1 Plus). Most of  the specs that was leaked in the past eventually turns out to be true, though many will be disappointed by the inclusion of  the notch. Read on to get proper details of the Nokia X5 full specifications and features, as well as its price and release date.

Nokia X5 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

Nokia X5 Features

The Nokia X5 came with a 5.86 inch HD+ display, with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The display has a 2D curved glass on the edges and boasts of 84% screen-to-body ratio. This features is quite impressive with a device of such price range. The Nokia X5 also came with a MediaTek Helio P60 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage that can be expanded via a microSD card slot. There is also a 4GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration.

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The Nokia X5 has a glass back, and it houses a fingerprint scanner, 13MP f/2.0 main camera and a 5MP secondary one. The front-facing camera is an 8MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 70-degree wide viewing angle, and supports AI portraits and beauty mode.


The Nokia X5 is powered by a 3060mAh battery, and the operating system is Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. The manufacturer promises a swift update to Android P when the final version of the operating system is released.

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Nokia X5 Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps



Announced 2018, July
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, July 19th



Dimensions 149.5 x 72 x 8.1 mm (5.89 x 2.83 x 0.32 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
Build Front/rear glass, plastic frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.86 inches, 85.7 cm2 (~79.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~287 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes



OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); Android One
Chipset Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60
CPU Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP3



Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM



Primary Dual: 13 MP (f/2.0, PDAF) + 5 MP (depth sensor), LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8 MP, f/2.2



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer



  Non-removable Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery



Colours Night black, Glacier white, Baltic sea blue

Nokia X5 Release Date

In China, online retailers like Suning, JD, Lynx and Nokia’s own official website will start taking orders from today, July 19, 2018. Hopefully, the Nokia X5 will be released outside of China as the Nokia 5.1 Plus, but at the moment HMD Global have not said a word concerning that yet.


Nokia X5 Price

The Nokia X5 price in China is expected to start from CNY999 ($148 in the United States of America) for the 3GB/32GB version, and extends up to CNY1,399 ($208 in the United States) for the 4GB/64GB variant. The phone will be available in White, Black, and Blue colours.

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