The Nokia 5.1 is a stylish device that has a big Full HD+ 5.5’’ IPS display with an 18:9 ratio that’s ideal for watching videos, browsing and gaming. And the higher resolution ensures the content looks sharper as well as bigger.
The Nokia 5.1 comes with a beautiful aluminium alloy back, it houses the Helio P18 with octa-core processor. There’s a 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant, 16MP rear camera and a fingerprint scanner. Lets find out more.

Nokia 5.1 features and specs

Design and display

The cell phone comes with an anodized Aluminum 6000 series body, this highlights the beauty in this mid-range gadget. The vertical foundation at the top middle has been expanded further but there’s no second shooter in sight. The foundation houses the rear camera and dual-LED flash which are far apart from each other. The cell phone sports an anodized Aluminum 6000 series body, this draws out the excellence in this mid-range gadget. The fingerprint scanner comes underneath before the Nokia logo. It measures 8.2 mm in thickness and available in Copper, Tempered Blue and Black colors.
The screen on the Nokia 5.1comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio even though the top and bottom bezel are somewhat thick and huge for a ‘bezel-less’ device. The bottom bezel doesn’t sport the physical home button and navigation buttons on its predecessor.
The 5.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is absolutely breathtaking. The screen boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution and 439 pixel per inch density. It stretches up to 73.1% screen-to-body ratio with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top.

Key Specification

  • 5.84-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1520 x 720 pixels (287 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio P6o CPU with 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 13MP + 5MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint reader (rear)
  • 3, 060mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery

Camera

The 16MP rear camera has f/2.0 aperture and captures stunning photographs. There are features to help enhance your photographs like phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama and the rest. Videos of 1080p can be shot @30fps, while the 8MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture and 84.6° lens as well.

Battery

Powering the Nokia 5.1 is a 2970mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 1.9 hours.

Price

The device comes for an estimated retail price of GHC 808 on the Ghanaian Market.

Full Specification

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Nokia 5.1
Announced May, 2018
Released July, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores from July

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
SIM Type Nano + Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Aluminium 6000 series
Dimensions 151.1 x 70.7 x 8.2 mm
Weight
Protection Yes
Colours Copper, Tempered Blue, Black

Display

Display Type FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 439ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 73.1%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

16MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Exposure compensation
Face detection
Geotagging
HDR
ISO settings
Panorama
Scene mode
Self-timer
Touch focus
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
8MP

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo
Android One
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek Helio P18
CPU Octa-core 2.0GHz
GPU
2GB/3GB
Internal Storage 16GB/32GB
Yes, up to 256GB
Fingerprint (rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope, Compass
Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2970mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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