Nokia 5: Specifications Review

February 27, 2017
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Nokia-5 Kenya

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Nokia 5 is a recently launched budget Android smartphone. The smartphone is features an impressive technical specification with the highlight being is performance and camera profile.

That said, here is what the Nokia 5 has to offer.




Display Size: 5.2-inch

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 1280 x 720 Pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 282 ppi

Screen Protection: None

The Nokia 5 sports a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display. The display has a resolution of 1280 x 720 Pixels and a resolution density of 282 ppi.

The display profile of the Nokia 5 is quite right and at par with what you can get from other smartphone vendors.


Dimensions: 149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm


The Nokia 5 features a minimalistic yet exquisite aluminum smartphone design. The design of the Nokia 5 is quite similar to that of the Nokia 6. The major difference is that it’s a bit smaller.


Operating System: Android™ 7.1.1 Nougat

CPU: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430


Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 128 GB


A Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430 chipset powers the Nokia 5 and this is coupled with 2 GB RAM.  You het 16 as internal storage and plus a micro-sd card slot that can support up to 128 GB of memory.


Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 8 MP

LED Flash: Yes

You get a 13 MP camera for general photography and an 8 MP camera for selfies.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh

A 3000 mAh battery powers the Nokia 6.


Dual SIM

Fingerprint sensor



The Nokia 5 is a fantastic choice if you are out shopping for a solid budget smartphone.

Why you should buy the Nokia 5

Awesome Design

Impressive Camera Profile

Cons of the Nokia 5

Weak battery specs


Rivals of the Nokia 5 include the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus (Ksh. 11,999) and Infinix Hot S (Ksh. 12,799)

Price in Kenya

The Nokia 5 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 19,999 in Kenya.

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Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

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