Alongside the Nokia 6.1 Plus, HMD Global has introduced its latest budget-centric smartphone, the Nokia 5.1 Plus in India last month, though it didn’t reveal the price of the phone. About a month after, the company has today finally announced the pricing and availability of the device.
Nokia 5.1 Plus Price and Availability
The Nokia 5.1 Plus comes with the price tag of Rs. 10,999 and will be available to purchase exclusively via Flipkart and Nokia online store. The smartphone is currently open for pre-orders and goes on sale on Monday, October 1. It will be made available in Gloss Black and Gloss Midnight Blue colour options.
As per the launch offers, Airtel customers will get an instant cashback of 1,800 and 240GB additional data over 12 months on the recharge of Rs 199, Rs 249 and Rs 448 plans.
Ajey Mehta, Vice President and Country Head – India, HMD Global, said, “With Nokia 5.1 Plus we wanted to bring a phone that was high on performance, that could get exciting gaming and entertainment experiences closer to a wider group of fans. Our vision was to deliver performance, AI imaging and a contemporary design in an accessible device, so that more people can play mobile games, binge-watch their favourite series and capture great content. Nokia 5.1 Plus is for our tech-savvy fans who love finding the best price-performance combination.”
Nokia 5.1 Plus Specifications
The Nokia 5.1 Plus runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and upgradable to Android P. it sports a 5.86-inch HD+(1520 x 720 pixels) 19:9 display with 84% screen-to-body ratio and 2.5D curved glass on top. The smartphone is powered by a 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core processor coupled with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. It offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
For photography, the Nokia 5.1 Plus comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup with a combination of a 13MP primary sensor with f/2.0 aperture, PDFA, and a 5MP secondary sensor with LED flash. On the front, it has an 8MP AI-powered shooter with f/2.2 aperture and 80.4-degree wide-angle lens for talking group selfies. The front camera also has an AI-based face recognition technology to unlock the device.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus is fuelled by a 3000mAh battery that is claimed to offer 27 hours of lifetime, 17.5 hours of talk time, 19.5 hours of music playback, 5.8 hours during gaming, and 12 hours of video playback. Connectivity options include Dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi, GPS, GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, and USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, acceleration sensor, fingerprint recognition, electronic compass, and gyroscope. There is also a fingerprint scanner on the back. It measures 149.51 x 71.98 x 8mm and weighs 160 grams.
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