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 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.
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.
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|
|Speed||HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|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)|
|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)|
|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|
|Secondary||8 MP, f/2.2|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– 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|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|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|
|– 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.