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14 Jan 2019

Nokia 5.1 Plus to hit retail stores from January 15

Nokia 5.1 Plus to be available offline

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.

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Nokia 5.1 Plus to be available offline
Online prices of Nokia 5.1 Plus will remain unchanged

From the grapevine

Online prices of Nokia 5.1 Plus will remain unchanged

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.

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.

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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 Android One program (upgradable to Android Pie) 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 are the camera specifications of Nokia 5.1 Plus?

Asked 1 minute ago by Ridhi Chopra

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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.

When will Nokia 5.1 Plus be available via offline stores in India?

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According to a report by NokiaPowerUser, the Nokia 5.1 Plus will be made available via offline stores starting January 15.

What is the price of Nokia 5.1 Plus in India?

Asked 1 minute ago by Aaryan Chopra

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According to NokiaPowerUser, the Nokia 5.1 Plus has received a price cut of Rs. 400 and will sell for Rs. 10,499 via retail channels. Moreover, the blog says this pricing won't be applicable online and that the phone will remain available online for at Rs. 10,999.

What are the specifications of Nokia 5.1 Plus?

Asked 1 minute ago by Tejas Rangan

Answered by NewsBytes

The Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a 5.86-inch HD+ notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a 2.5D curved glass body. The phone comes with a MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage (expandable upto 400GB) and a 3,060mAh battery. Moreover, it now supports Android Pie also.

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