Nokia 5.1 Android One smartphone with 5.5-inch FHD+ display, 16MP rear camera, metal body announced

HMD Global just announced its 2018 refresh of its budget lineup, that includes Nokia 5.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 5. Similar to the other Nokia phones, it is an Android One smartphone. It packs a 5.5-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 18:9 aspect  ratio, is powered by unannounced 2.0 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P18 SoC with up to 3GB RAM, runs Android 8.0 (Oreo), which is upgradable to Android P in future. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.

It has a unibody design with 6000 series aluminium, and the company says that it is refined through a rigorous 33 stage process of machining, anodising and polishing. It has a packs a 3000mAh battery.

Nokia 5.1 specifications

  • 5.5-inch ( 1080×2160 pixels) FHD+ 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P18 (MT6755S) processor
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory / 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS, upgradable to Android P
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture,84-degree wide-angle lens
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 151.1 x 70.73 x 8.27 mm
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

The Nokia 5.1 comes in Copper, Tempered Blue and Black colors, starts at 189 Euros (US$ 218 / Rs. 14,795 approx.) and will roll out globally starting from July 2018.

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