Saturday, 17 November, 2018

Nokia X5 Smartphone with Dual Cameras & 19:9 Display Launched in China

Nokia 3.1 Nokia X5 Smartphone with Dual Cameras & 19:9 Display Launched in China
Sandy Mccarthy | 18 July, 2018, 18:42

The Nokia X5 was rumoured to launch earlier this month, but the launch was postponed due to some issues with the venue.

The Nokia X5 has been launched in two bundles 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage options, and both the variants are priced at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 9,999) and CNY 1,399 (roughly Rs. 13,999) respectively. Available in China this week, HMD Global has yet to reveal the phone's availability in other market. It will be powered by Helio P60 processor and also packs an independent AI processor for providing a variety of AI features.

After days of speculation and delay, HMD Global announced the Nokia X5 smartphone in China on Wednesday. On the front is the 5.86-inch notch display with HD+ resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. Nokia X5 is second Nokia X series phone with a notch on top of the display. There is a microSD card slot for additional storage. The Nokia X5 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and offers features such as Eye Protection mode. The device will be updated to Android P sometime later this year.

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Connectivity options on the Nokia X5 include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System and a USB Type-C port. Optics wise, the X5 rocks dual cameras of a 13MP primary shooter and a 5MP secondary shooter. The primary sensor has an aperture of f/2.0, PDAF and an LED flash. It is packed with a selfie camera of 8-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture that offers features like AI beauty, AI stickers, AI background blurring effect and dual-view shooting mode that allow users to use the front and rear cameras at the same time.

The smartphone is juiced up by a 3060mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 that can charge the device from 0 to 50 percent in 30 minutes. The rear panel of the smartphone is fitted with a fingerprint reader which can be used to authenticate payments apart from unlocking the phone. The handset measures 149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096mm and it weighs 160 grams. The company is reported to introduce the global variant on July 19 and it seems that we might also have timeframe for the Indian launch.

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