Nokia 5.1 Plus Review – Features & Specs That Deserve a Mention

Nokia 5.1 Plus review; Check what's good and bad

HMD Global launched the new Nokia 5.1 Plus in India in August. The smartphone was launched alongside the mid-range Nokia 6.1 Plus. Both these devices have an identical design and come with a glass surface. They run on Android One-powered Android Oreo OS. The new Nokia 5.1 Plus costs of Rs 10,999 which is for the 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage variant. Let’s check out the Nokia 5.1 Plus specs.

Nokia 5.1 Plus features and specifications

Nokia 5.1 Plus features a 5.86-inch HD+ IPS LCD, 19:9 display with 1,520 x 720 resolution. It has Android Oreo and powers MediaTek Helio P60 SoC processor. The 3GB RAM variant comes with 32GB internal storage which is expandable up to 400GB). Nokia 5.1 Plus features a dual camera set up comprising13MP + 5MP sensors with PDAF and LED flash. The new phone has an 8MP front camera for selfies. The phone is backed by 3,060mAh battery. Nokia 5.1 Plus offers various Connectivity options including 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm audio jack

Nokia 5.1 Plus price in India

The Nokia 5.1 Plus costs Rs 10,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model in India

Nokia 5.1 Plus Positive Reviews

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is sheathed in a 2.5D glass body, seems like a polycarbonate chassis sandwiched amidst the front and back glass panel. The smartphone appears visually appealing and features smooth curved edges. Users can enjoy a premium feel for its price.

Featuring a tall display, this Finnish company fits it in a compact form factor. Nokia 5.1 plus comes with nearly 8mm thickness and looks pretty slim. The phone reviews to rest comfortably in the user’s hands. Its microSD card slot is on the left side. You will find the volume keys as well as the power button on the right. The top of the phone is a house to 3.5mm headphone jack. Nokia 5.1 Plus comes with a USB Type-C port which is generally not available in smartphones of this budget segment. The lenses with the dual setup in Nokia 5.1 Plus are horizontally present in the middle. They have a circular-shaped borderless fingerprint sensor under it. The phone is excellent and quite lightweight.

Nokia 5.1 Plus review negative Reviews

The phone seems quite slippery and has a considerable tendency to fall if using single-handedly. Its front 2.5D glass panel becomes reflective on some angles. The notch distracts one’s attention when playing games or streaming videos on a landscape mode.

Nokia 5.1 Plus Final Words

Costing just Rs 10,999, Nokia 5.1 Plus stands out in the budget segment. Its classy design and the clean software experience make it a good choice. USB Type-C port makes it even more favourable.

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