7.7/10
Informr score
The Nokia 5.1 Plus currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 14 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
5.9"
Camera
13+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Notebookcheck

The 5.1 Plus is elegantly and robustly designed with a powerful SoC, plenty of RAM, a decent camera and a pure Android experience. Overall, the positives outweigh the negatives with the Nokia 5.1 Plus, and it is a device to which we give a clear recommendation to buy.

- Florian Schaar, Notebookcheck
Ausdroid

The camera is a little underwhelming as we’ve come to expect at this end of the range, but it works and it takes a decent shot. It also has a little more grunt for everyday usage and battery life is also fairly impressive.

- Alex Dennis, Ausdroid
The Mobile Indian

The phone is able to handle most of the daily tasks quite effectively and battery backup is decent enough to last one day of mixed usage. The camera is a mixed bag and the display is great.

- Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian
Gadgets Now

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is certainly the best looking smartphone for a price of Rs 10,999.  Over that, it offers stock Android experience and a promise of timely updates in terms of security patches courtesy Google's Android One programme. However, the distinctly average camera and the MediaTek processor...

- Komal Mohan, Gadgets Now
Android Authority

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is a well-rounded budget smartphone with good balance of performance, camera, and battery life -- all packed in an upmarket chic-looking chassis.

- Abhishek Baxi, Android Authority


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Screen Size
5.9"

The Nokia 5.1 Plus's screen size is 5.9 inches with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.8 GHz

There is a MediaTek Helio P60 MT6771 Octa core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo Android One (Update Available: 10) operating system (OS).

Camera
13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 400 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3060mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3060 mAh battery.

5.1 Plus Specs

Overview
Release date July 18, 2018
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo Android One (Update Available: 10)

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Processor MediaTek Helio P60 MT6771 Octa core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 3/4/6 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.1 W/kg
Body: 1.15 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3060 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Glass
Colors Gloss Black, Gloss White, Midnight Gloss Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.951 x 7.198 x 0.81 cm (5.9 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 160 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel density 287 pixels
Size 5.9 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, 2.5D glass
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 400 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2
Resolution
13+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
No
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, Dual camera feature (5 MP 2nd camera)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture f/2.2
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Nokia X5

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