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28 Dec 2018

HMD Global releases Android Pie update for Nokia 5.1 Plus

This Nokia smartphone is receiving Android Pie update

HMD Global has started rolling out the latest Android Pie update for its recently launched Nokia 5.1 Plus.

The update comes with a file size of about 1.2GB and will be rolled out in a phased manner via over-the-air method.

Notably, the update brings all the new features of Android Pie along with the latest security patch.

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In context

This Nokia smartphone is receiving Android Pie update

Here's the official announcement

What's new in the update?

Features

What's new in the update?

With the latest update, the Nokia 5.1 Plus gets new gesture-based navigation, an updated Settings menu, and a revamped notifications panel.

According to the official changelog shared by a user, this update also brings several other features such as Adaptive Battery, adaptive and optimized brightness levels, predictive application actions, and the Google security patch for the month of December.

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Design & Display

Meanwhile, here's recalling the Nokia 5.1 Plus

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

Camera

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 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.

Internals

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.

The phone runs stock Android Oreo 8.1 as part of Google's Android One program and packs a 3,060mAh battery with 5V/2A fast charging.

Connectivity options and sensors onboard

Nitty-Gritty

Connectivity options and sensors onboard

In terms of connectivity options, the phone includes support for dual-SIMs (Nano), 4G VoLTE (Cat. 4), Wi-Fi 802.11a/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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What is the price of Nokia 5.1 Plus in India?

What's new in Nokia 5.1 Plus Android Pie update?

What are the camera specifications of Nokia 5.1 Plus?

What are the specifications of Nokia 5.1 Plus?

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What is the price of Nokia 5.1 Plus in India?

Asked on 28-12-2018 by Saanvi Chatterjee

Answered by NewsBytes

In India, the Nokia 5.1 Plus is priced at Rs. 10,999 for the solo 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant.

What's new in Nokia 5.1 Plus Android Pie update?

Asked on 28-12-2018 by Rajesh Malik

Answered by NewsBytes

The latest Android Pie update for Nokia 5.1 Plus brings new gesture-based navigation, an updated Settings menu, and a revamped notifications panel. The update also brings several other features such as Adaptive Battery, adaptive and optimized brightness levels, predictive application actions, and the Google security patch for the month of December.

What are the camera specifications of Nokia 5.1 Plus?

Asked on 28-12-2018 by Navya Trivedi

Answered by NewsBytes

Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/2.0) primary sensor 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.

What are the specifications of Nokia 5.1 Plus?

Asked on 28-12-2018 by Ishan Jayaraman

Answered by NewsBytes

Nokia 5.1 Plus features a 5.86-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor, paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage (expandable upto 400GB). Further, Nokia 5.1 Plus runs stock Android asa part of the Android One program and packs a 3,060mAh battery.

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