Nokia 5 is official, runs Android and costs 189 Euros

Nokia is officially making a comeback into the smartphone market. The Finish company at its Mobile World Congress press event in Barcelona revealed its newest mid-range smartphone.


The Nokia 5 sports a 5.2-inch HD sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display and as expected, the form fact of the smartphone resembles that of the old Lumia phones. Nokia claims that the device has a perfect 3D shape back, which is made up of single piece aluminium, which according to the company gives the phone added durability.

Another thing you would notice with the Nokia 5 design is that there are no antenna lines on the back – it has been moved to the top and the bottom of the phone. The back of the smartphone looks pure and clean.

Nokia 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor that offers good battery life and improved graphics performance. The mid-range smartphone has a NFC chip built in and has 16GB of storage with the ability to expand up to 128GB via microSD card slot. As one can expect, the Nokia 5 does feature a fingerprint sensor.


Moving on to the camera section, the lead role in the Nokia 5 is taken by a 13 megapixel sensor and the shooter assemble features a dual-tone flash. On the front, there’s an 8 megapixel wide angle lens in charge of capturing selfies.

Gone are those Windows Mobile days! The new Nokia 5 comes with Android Nougat on board. There’s a full spread of Google services too and it’s pure with no unnecessary extras. Nokia is promising regular updates with new features and security patches.

The Nokia 5 is priced at 189 Euros (~INR 13,300)  and will be available as both single SIM and dual SIM variant. Nokia 5 will be up grabs in 4 color options starting Q2 this year.

Author: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

He has been reporting tech and reviewing gadgets for quite some time now. SJN in the past has been a part of couple of globally reputed tech publications like GSMArena and AndriodAuthority. He bleeds tech and is always seen with a review unit in hand. Feel free to reach him on twitter - @SunilJamboor or on Google+.