25 Sep 2018
Nokia 5.1 Plus costs Rs. 10,999; sale starts October 1
HMD Global has, finally, announced the pricing of Nokia 5.1 Plus, which was unveiled in India, last month.
The phone's price has been set at Rs. 10,999 for the solo 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant and will be exclusive to Flipkart and Nokia e-store.
The pre-orders for Nokia 5.1 Plus are now open and it will go on sale on October 1.
Here's our roundup.
Design & Display
Nokia 5.1 Plus: One of the best looking budget smartphones
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.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
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 8-megapixel 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.
Under the hood
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.
Connectivity options and sensors onboard
In terms of connectivity options, the phone includes support for dual-SIMs (Nano), 4G VoLTE (Cat. 4), Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 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.
It also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Nokia 5.1 Plus: Launch offers
Flipkart is offering 5% discount to HDFC, RBL Bank credit card holders on EMI transactions.
Further, there is a 5% discount for Axis Bank Buzz credit card holders.
Airtel is also offering its prepaid customers a cashback of Rs. 1,800 and 240GB additional data on Rs. 199, Rs. 249, and Rs. 448 recharge packs.
Notably, the phone comes in Black, Blue and White colors.