After the successful launch and positive response for Nokia 3, HMD Global has officially launched their second Android smartphone Nokia 5 in Pakistan. The new smartphone is a mid-ranger with a bit lower specs sheet than the upcoming Nokia 6.
At first glance, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 look like true copy of each other and that is because of the single block aluminium series 6000 that surrounds the front of both the smartphones. When you go inside, you notice the real difference that lies in the specs sheet, however.
The Nokia 5 has a 5.2 inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 282.42 PPI and a front mounted fingerprint scanner. The vertical camera strip on the back is longer for the Nokia 5 and the phone has a glossy metal finish as opposed to Nokia 6’s matte finish.
If we peep into the Nokia 5, we find an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor controlling the concert whereas the Android 7.1.1 Nougat runs the show, with slight modifications made by Nokia (different homescreen icons and other tidbits). The OS will be updated regularly so you can rest assured about staying up to date.
On the memory aspect, we meet with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, expandable via a microSD card slot.
Here comes the most demanding feature – the camera. Nokia 5 uses a 13 MP f/2.0 sensor at the rear with PDAF and a dual LED (dual tone) flash. The secondary camera comes with an 8 MP f/2.0 shooter for selfie enthusiasts.
HMD Global brings a reasonable battery of 3,000 mAh rating to light up the Nokia 5. . Battery life is one of its strong points, competing against the likes of Xiaomi Mi5s and Samsung Galaxy S8.
Price and Availability
Nokia 5 has been made available across Pakistan with an official price tag of Rs. 21,900. Visit your nearest Nokia outlet or Advance Telecom to get hands on the second Android device by Nokia.
|CPU||Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Supported Networks||2G, 3G, 4G LTE|
|Fingerprint scanner||Yes, Front Mounted|
|Dimensions||149.7 x 72.5 x 8 mm|
|Display||5.2″ IPS LCD with 720p (1280 x 720) resolution (282.42 PPI)|
|Internal Storage||16 GB|
|Card slot||yes, by up to 256 GB|
|Primary Camera||13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP, f/2.0|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS, LTE|
|Battery||3,000 mAh, removable|