Nokia 5.3, the mid-range phone with quad camera, goes official
Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, HMD Global has launched the Android One-based Nokia 5.3. The mid-budget phone offers a familiar waterdrop notched design, a quad-lens rear camera setup for the shutterbugs, and mid-level internals including a 4,000mAh battery. The handset would go on sale in international markets from April, followed by an India launch later. Here's our roundup.
Quite like the other mid-range smartphones in the market, the Nokia 5.3 sports a familiar waterdrop notched design with a prominent bezel at the bottom. The handset sports a 6.55-inch LCD screen with an HD+ (720x1600 pixels) resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. Further, it houses a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and is offered in Cyan, Sand, and Charcoal color options.
In the camera department, the Nokia 5.3 offers a quad-lens rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, and dual 2MP lenses for depth sensing and macro photography. Up front, the phone houses an 8MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper. Moreover, both the front as well as rear cameras are capable of recording full-HD videos at 30fps.
The Nokia 5.3 is powered by a Snapdragon 665 processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Under the hood, it runs stock Android 10 as part of the Android One program and packs a 4,000mAh battery with 10W fast-charging technology. Moreover, it gets support for all the latest connectivity options like dual-SIMs (Nano), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Type-C port, and a headphone jack.
The Nokia 5.3 is likely to hit the Indian shelves in the coming months. As far as pocket-pinch is concerned, the handset is priced at EUR 189 (approximately Rs. 15,110). Lastly, the handset competes against Redmi Note 9 Pro and Realme 6 Pro.