Nokia 5 FAQ, Doubts, Pros & Cons

Nokia has launched Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in India at an event held in Delhi today. Out of the three, the Nokia 5 is a mid-range smartphone which comes with decent mid range specifications to take on the likes of Motorola G5 Plus, Samsung Galaxy On Nxt devices in the market. The pricing of the three devices are in a sense set to compete with brands like Samsung, Moto etc and not the Chinese manufacturers like Xiaomi, Honor etc who has aggressive pricing. Check out the pros and cons of the Nokia 5.

Nokia 5 is a mid range smartphone and if you are considering buying one, check out the post below to clear all your confusions regarding the device.

Nokia 5 FAQ’s:

Q) What is the Display size and how is it in Nokia 5:

The Nokia 5 comes with a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display having HD 1280 x 720 pixels resolution

Q) Does the Nokia 5 display come with Gorilla glass protection?

Yes, it comes with Corning Gorills Glass protection

Q) What are the sensors present in Nokia 5?

It comes with Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor and NFC

Nokia 5 faq doubts pros and cons

Specifications of Nokia 5:

  • Display: 5.2-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display, 500 nits brightness
  • Processor: 1.4 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 2GBGB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Camera: 13MP autofocus rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size and an 8MP autofocus front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, 84-degree wide-angle lens
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) OS
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Battery: 3000mAh Li-ion

Q) Is there a Fingerprint sensor in Nokia 5?

Yes, it comes with a front facing fingerprint sensor located in the Home button below the display.

Q) What is the processor in Nokia 5?

It comes with a 1.4GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430  64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU

Q) How much is the RAM ans Storage in Nokia 5?

It comes with 2GB DDR3 RAM and has 16GB internal storage space which is expandable up to 128GB

Q) Does Nokia 5 come with expandable storage or support microSD card?

Yes, it supports microSD card and can be expanded using 128GB

Q) How is the Rear and Front cameras in Nokia 5?

It comes with 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash having PDAF, 1.12um and f/2.0 aperture, the front camera is an 8MP sensor with AF, 1.12um, f/2 aperture and having 84 degree wide angle

Q) What is the Operating System in Nokia 5?

It comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with near stock UI, promised to get regular updates

Q) What are the SIM cards supported in Nokia 5?

It comes with Dual SIM slot having microSD card slot as well

Q) Does Nokia 5 support 4G VoLTE and LTE?

Yes, it supports 4G VoLTE

Q) Does Nokia 5 support Jio SIM?

Yes, it supports Reliance Jio SIM

Q) Does it comes with 3.5mm Audio jack?


Q) What is the Audio output on Nokia 5?

It comes with a 3-array microphone system. Single Speaker, Amplifier Smart amplifier (TFA9891)

Q) What is the battery in Nokia 5 and is it removable?

It comes with 3000mAh battery which is not removable

Q) What are the connectivity options in Nokia 5?

Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1

Q) Does it support USB OTG?

Yes, it supports USB OTG which lets you connect pen drives, external hard disks using an adapter directly

Q) What are the colors available in Nokia 5?

It is available in Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte black and copper colors

Q) What is the pricing and availability of Nokia 3 in India?

The Nokia 5 is priced at Rs. 12,899 and will be available pre-booking for online sale on July 7 and also available in offline stores

Pros of Nokia 5:

  • It is solid Aluminum build quality
  • Decent design
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat near Stock OS

Cons of Nokia 5:

  • HD resolution display
  • Only 2GB RAM
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Price

The Nokia 5 is a decent mid-range smartphone if you are someone who does not go for the specifications on paper and looks at the other qualities like, build, near stock OS and the service which HMD global is promising then this is a great device for you. It comes with solid single block aluminum body, near stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS with regular updates promised along with decent SD 430 SoC and 13MP and 8MP front facing camera at offer. If the company can price the device a little lower it will be an amazing offering.

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