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Nokia 5 Hands On Overview, Expected India Launch And Price

Barcelona witnessed two big lost names making a comeback with their new lineup, Blackberry, and Nokia. Though Blackberry introduced just one smartphone, KEYone, Nokia made a comeback with a series of launches yesterday at MWC 2017. Among various launches, Nokia 5 is a mid-range smartphone. Just like its other smartphones, Nokia 5 has been designed to offer the best in class Android experience to the users along with the same Nokia reliability as before.

Nokia 5 Specifications

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Nokia 5 Photo Gallery

Physical Overview

Nokia 5 design is quite similar to Nokia 6 and the look and feel of the phone are extremely good when considered its price range. The phone has been manufactured with 6000 series aluminum which is anodized with magnesium and alloy, which makes the phone rough and tough without losing the gloss.

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The display is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass HD display and below it, the home button is incorporated with a fingerprint sensor.

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Above the display, a 5MP camera with an ambient light sensor are positioned.

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The left side of the phone comes with volume rocker and the power button.

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On the right, SIM tray is present.

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At the back, a slight curve similar to the front makes it feel perfectly sized. Kudos, to the 5.2-inch display. The phone’s smooth surface features a 13MP camera with dual tone LED flash below it.

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On the top, a 3.5mm audio jack is equipped.

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At the bottom, you will find secondary mic and USB OTG for charging and data transfer.


Nokia 5 features a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with (1280 X 720 pixels) resolution. The display is further protected by Corning Gorilla glass. The aspect ratio is 16:9, which is quite decent in the particular segment. This means, streaming videos and playing games will not have a bad experience.


Nokia 5 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, which is further coupled to a 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. Further, you can enhance the storage via microSD up to 128GB.

Camera Overview

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At the back, you get a 13 MP camera with PDAF, 1.12 um, f/2, and dual tone flash. Whereas, at the front, you get an 8MP AF camera with 1.12 um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees. We will be sharing the images of clicked by the phone soon but, according to the specs on paper, we hope the camera will not disappoint.

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Price And Availability

Nokia 5 is positioned between Nokia 3 and Nokia 6 and priced at approximately Rs 13,300. The color options include Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black and Copper. It is expected that Nokia 5 will hit the Indian market by Q2 of this year.


Decently priced, the built and design of the phone is competent. Along with a powerful camera configuration and significant processor, Nokia 5 is equipped with Google assistance and clean software, which makes it a good buy in the respective segment.