HMD Global surprised us by not just unveiling the Nokia 6.1 Plus for the Indian market today. The company also brought another notch-laden phone, the Nokia 5.1 Plus, which is the international variant of the Nokia X5.
This 5.1 Plus looks quite similar to the Nokia 6.1 Plus in both design and aesthetics. The company has said it would be announcing the price and availability details of the phone in September.
Nokia 5.1 Plus Specs
The first thing that grabs your attention towards the Nokia 5.1 Plus is its impressive 5.86-inch screen, which is the same size as the Nokia 6.1 Plus but with a HD+ resolution, with a 19:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass, and an 84% screen-to-body ratio. It has notch up-top and a chin like the 6.1 Plus, but the notch is almost double in size in comparison to the 6.1 Plus.
But, that’s not all. The device has a polycarbonate frame with a ‘double-sided glass’ body that gives it a premium feel for its price. This device is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core chipset, with two RAM+ internal storage configurations, i.e. 3GB RAM+32GB storage, and 4GB RAM+64GB storage. You can further choose to expand the storage up to 256GB via a microSD card.
On the optics front, the 5.1 Plus has a vertical dual rear-camera with a 13MP primary sensor with a f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor. There’s also an 8MP selfie camera, with AI features, portrait mode, HDR, Bothie and more functionalities.
You also get a fingerprint sensor on the rear, a 3,060mAh battery, a USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack. You also get the common connectivity options like dual VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and more. And most importantly, it’s backed by stock Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, under the Android One program.