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The Nokia 5 was the second to be unveiled during the Mobile World Congress 2017. It has similar features as the Nokia 6, but it will be a more compact version. It will be available starting Q2 2017.


Starting with the camera, the Nokia 5 boasts of a 13MP rear camera with autofocus and a dual-tone flash. The phone is said to capture great photos even when there is low light. In the front, the phone features an 8MP selfie cam that has a wide-angle lens for better selfie photos.

The phone has a 5.2-inch HD Corning Gorilla IPS display. The display is bright, fully-laminated and polarised. A polarised screen will increase and improve the visibility of the screen when there is sunlight. Its body features a seamless metal body that is said to perfectly fit an on-the-go lifestyle.

Inside the phone, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor paired with 2GB of RAM that is said to improve the battery life of the phone. It also has a fingerprint sensor in the front to make it easier for users to access their phone.

Currently, the phone is known to have 16GB of built-in storage. However, this could be increased through the microSD support of up to 128GB.

Nokia 5 supports 4G connectivity as well as NFC. It also has a microUSB port and a 3.5mm headphone/audio jack. The battery is a whopping 3,000mAh. Nokia 5’s dimensions come at 149.7x72.5x8.05mm.

Colours and variants

The Nokia 5 is said to come in four colours: Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, and Copper. There are two variants of the Nokia 5 that holds either a single or dual SIM.


The Nokia 5 is a compact version the flagship phone Nokia 6. The phone will only retail at EUR 189 (approx. AU$264). With this price, it is considered a mid-range phone. The phone will be available globally some time in the second quarter of the year.

All of the new Nokia Android phones come with Android Nougat, including the Nokia 5. It will offer all of the Google services any Android phones will offer. The best part about the Nokia Android phones is that it does not have a layover UI unlike other phones from other manufacturers. This means that when an Android update comes up, it will be released directly to the Nokia phones as there is no need for Nokia and its partner HMD to add another layer of software.