Nokia 5, new nokia brand for smartphone overview + specification and features

14 March, 2017 | Nyakundi
Nokia 5, new nokia brand for smartphone overview + specification and features

nokia 5 is new Nokia branded Smartphone that was launched on February 2017. This phone runs on android 7.1.1 which is the newest version of android in the market. It is powered by 3000mAh nonremovable battery and octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor packed with 2GB of RAM.

Physical design

The sleek curved design of nokia 5 and seamless aluminium unibody give it attractive and catchy look. This Smartphone has 5.2 HD sculpted Corning, Gorilla Glass display that protects the phone from any scratches this makes for a clean look unspoiled by seams or lines. In addition to the presence of fingerprint sensor offer extra convenience. Nokia 5 measures 149.70 height x 72.50width x 8.05 thickness and weight of 126 grams which is relatively lighter and more portable. It’s a dual SIM GSM Smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM.

Memory & Processor

Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 2GB of RAM, for sure, make the phone fast and can accomplish several tasks within the shortest period hence relieve less delay . The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card, as you have observed the phone has the ability to store large content.

Screen / Display (nokia 5)

Speaking about the display, Nokia comes with a 5.20-inch touch screen which is a relatively large screen that can enable one to watch and view both images and video . A display of the type of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels (282 PPI pixel density) which is considerate for a clear view of media content . Furthermore, it allows Multitouch. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass of unspecified version.

nokia 5

Phone Battery Life

nokia 5 is powered by a 3000mAh nonremovable battery which is a fact is large charge capacity than any battery can hold. Can take up to 12 hours talk time and Up to 670 h (3G) standby, therefore you can use the phone without the worry of carrying a power bank in your pocket.

Multimedia support

You can play and view Video formats ( MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263) and Audio formats ( MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC) on this phone.In addition to you can listen to your favorite FM radio channel both on earphone and loudspeaker. The speaker provides a clear and welcoming sound without any ear irritation to the user.


Nokia 5 comes with 13MP rear autofocus cameras, 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies and dual-tone flash that enable easy capturing of great photos. Together with automatic scenes detection, helps get good shots wherever you are, while color looks natural.


This phone can connect to both local area and wide area network via WI-FI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. The user can share or receive content from any other mobile through Bluetooth 4.1 version with A2DP USB OTG and NFC (also allow user make payment). Nokia 5 allows both 3G and 4G connectivity hence fast network access. Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor Gyroscope, and Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor are some of the sensors that are enabled by this phone.

Pros & Cons


• It has fast Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 2GB of RAM

• Fingerprint Sensor

• 8MP front camera with flash

• 13MP auto-focus large pixel rear camera

• Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh Battery

• Support 4G

• Get regular Android OS updates.

• High HD Display of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels Resolution

• Corning Gorilla Glass 4 that keeps scratches away.

• The smooth single piece of precision-milled aluminum body that gives phone durability

• Beautiful, crafted design and excellent quality


Small screen display size of 5 inch

nokia 5 in a general overview

Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 2GB of RAM

Memory: 16 GB internal memory, 2GB RAM

Operating System: Android OS – 7.1 Nougat

Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh battery

Screen Size: 5 inches

Camera: 13MP rear and 8MP front

Type: 4G single/dual sim Phone.

Approximate Price: $ 245

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