Nokia 5

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Nokia 5
Brand Nokia
Developer HMD Global
Manufacturer Foxconn
Slogan Quality in every detail[1]
First released 26 February 2017; 18 months ago (2017-02-26)
Successor Nokia 5.1
Related Nokia 3
Nokia 6
Nokia 7
Nokia 8
Nokia 3310 (2017)
Type Smartphone
Dimensions 149.7 mm (5.89 in) H
72.5 mm (2.85 in) W
8.05 mm (0.317 in) D
8.55 mm (0.337 in) D (including camera bump)
Weight 160 g
Operating system

Android 7.1.1 "Nougat" (release),

Android 8.1 "Oreo" (through upgrade)
System on chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
GPU Adreno 505
Memory 2/3 GB RAM
Storage 16 GB
Removable storage microSDXC, expandable up to 128 GB
Battery 3,000 mAh Non-removable, Li-Po
Data inputs Multi-touch screen
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Digital Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Display 5.2 in (130 mm) diagonal IPS LCD
Laminated and polarized, with scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass
1280x720 px
16:9 aspect ratio
Rear camera 13 MP PDAF, 1.12 µm pixel size, f/2 aperture, dual tone flash
Front camera 8 MP AF, 1.12 µm, f/2 aperture, FOV 84 degrees
Sound 3.5 mm headphone jack
Single speaker
Smart amplifier (TFA9891)
Connectivity Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC
Website Nokia 5

The Nokia 5 is a mid-range Android smartphone from Finnish company HMD Global. It was announced with Nokia 6, Nokia 3, and a new version of the Nokia 3310 at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The Nokia 5 has a 5.2-inch LTPS IPS LCD display, Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, 2/3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded using microSD cards up to 256 GB. The phone has a 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery, 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and 8 MP front-facing camera with auto-focus. It is available in Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper colors.[2]

Software[edit]

The Nokia 5 originally launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. HMD Global have stated that they are providing a clutter-free version of Android by not installing any unnecessary extras. They have also committed to provide regular feature and security updates.[3]

In October 2017, the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update began rolling out for the Nokia 5.[4]

On 12 December 2017, Juho Sarvikas, the Chief Product Officer at HMD Global, announced on Twitter that users of the Nokia 5 can now test Android 8.0 Oreo on their devices by registering on Beta Labs, Nokia's Android beta testing program.[5] The official Android 8.0 Oreo update began rolling out to the Nokia 5 on January 30, 2018.[6]

Release[edit]

The Nokia 5 was released in India on 13 June 2017.[7][8] It was released in the United Kingdom on 16 August 2017.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nokia 5". Nokia. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "Nokia 5 Specifications". GSM Arena. Retrieved July 9, 2018. 
  3. ^ Li, Abner (26 February 2017). "Nokia announces 3 Android phones w/ Google Assistant, promise of stock OS, fast updates". 9to5 Google. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
  4. ^ Stipe. "Android 7.1.2 October update available for Nokia 5". Nokiamob. Nokiamob. Retrieved 24 March 2018. 
  5. ^ Gao, Richard (12 December 2017). "Android 8.0 Oreo beta hits Nokia 5, will arrive on Nokia 6 soon". Android Police. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  6. ^ Cragg, Oliver. "HMD Global kicks off Android 8.0 Oreo rollout for Nokia 6 and Nokia 5". Android Authority. Android Authority. 
  7. ^ "Nokia 6, 5 and 3 launched in India: Price, specs and availability". The Economic Times. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  8. ^ "HMD Global launches Nokia 3, 5, and 6 in India". Android Police. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  9. ^ Hall, Chris. "Nokia confirms UK release dates and prices for Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6". Pocket-lint. Pocket-lint Limited. Retrieved 5 March 2018.