Nokia 5 is a midranger from Nokia that came along its younger sibling, Nokia 3, at the 2017 Mobile World Congress event that took place in Barcelona. A lot rides on the shoulders of the Nokia 5 as its primarily attacks the most crowded segment of smartphones. The phone comes with a decent hardware and the Nokia tag on it. Many Nokia devices of the same size and kind failed to make a mark for the company but this time the game seems to have changed.
|5.2 Inch IPS LCD Display (294 ppi) with 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass||Octa Core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430||2GB||16GB internal expandable upto 128GB via Dedicated MicroSD||
Front Camera: 8MP f/2.0
|Non-Removable 3000 mAh||Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper|
Design and Construction
|Colour Options||Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper|
|Screen Size||5.2 Inches|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel Density||294 ppi|
|Screen Protection||2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass|
|System on Chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Internal memory||16 GB|
|Expandable Memory Upto||128 GB|
|Expandable Memory Slot||Dedicated MicroSD|
|No. of SIMS||1|
|Sim 1 Type||Nano SIM|
|No of sensors||1|
|Autofocus type||Phase Detection|
|Flash details||Dual LED|
|No of sensors||1|
|Flash details||Screen Illumination|
|Os version||Android OS v 7.1.1 Nougat|
|No of Speakers||1|
On the first glance, the Nokia 5 looks identical to the Nokia 6 but on a closer look one can notice the difference. The Nokia 5 is a toned down version of the 6. The Nokia 5 sports a ‘seamless’ aluminium body that is said to be crafted out of a single piece of precision-milled aluminium. For the clean look, all the antenna artwork has been shifted to the top and the bottom instead of the rear panel. On the front is a 5.2 inch fully-laminated and polarized display protected by a sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass. It is a HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a pixel density of 294 ppi. The phone comes with a front mounted fingerprint sensor.
The colour options in which the Nokia 3 is made available include – Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, and Copper.
Under the hood of the Nokia 5 is Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. The Octa-Core CPU employs 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 micro-architecture. The smartphone is fitted with 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard memory which can be expanded via microSD card upto 128GB. The main camera setup of the Nokia 5 comprise of a 13MP lens with Phase Detection AutoFocus, 1.12um sized pixel, f/2.0 aperture, and a dual tone flash. The front facing camera of the Nokia 5 is identical to that of the Nokia 3. It sports an 8MP AutoFocus module with an 84 degrees lens and f/2.0 aperture. For front illumination purposes, the Nokia 5 comes with a display flash.
The Nokia 5 draws power from an integrated 3000 mAh battery pack.
The Nokia 3 comes loaded with Android operating system version 7.1.1 Nougat.