Days after bringing its Nokia 6.1 Plus to brick-and-mortar stores, HMD Global now has decided to offer Nokia 5.1 Plus via offline retail stores.
Citing unnamed sources, NokiaPowerUser claims the popular budget phone will be "available in retail stores starting Tuesday" i.e. January 15.
The publication also reported that Nokia 5.1 Plus will be sold at a discounted price of Rs. 10,599.
NokiaPowerUser claims Nokia 5.1 Plus will receive a price drop of Rs. 400 and will be available at Rs. 10,599 via physical stores.
However, the blog says this pricing won't be applicable online.
In comparison, Nokia 6.1 Plus' discounted offline price of Rs. 15,499 is applicable to online sales channels as well.
Up front, there's an iPhone X-like notched display with slim bezels but a slightly chunkier chin. On the back, there's a glass panel, which houses a fingerprint sensor and a dual camera setup.
Interestingly, there's 2.5D curved glass on both sides with a premium-looking high gloss finish.
Further, the Nokia 5.1 Plus features a 5.86-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio.
Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP depth sensor, along with an LED flash module.
Up front, the phone gets an 8MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and 80.4-degree wide angle view.
Further, there are AI-powered photography features such as bokeh blur and portrait lighting.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor, paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 400GB via microSD card.
The phone runs stock Android Oreo 8.1 as part of Android One program (upgradable to Android Pie) and packs a 3,060mAh battery with 5V/2A fast charging.
In terms of connectivity options, the phone includes support for dual-SIMs (Nano), 4G VoLTE (Cat. 4), Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C (v2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus has an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope and proximity sensor.
Notably, the phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
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