Coming to the pricing, the Nokia X5 with 3GB and 4GB of RAM is priced at 999 Yuan (approx Rs 9,999) and 1399 Yuan (approx Rs 13,999) respectively. Available in China this week, HMD Global has yet to reveal the phone's availability in other market.
After days of speculation and delay, HMD Global announced the Nokia X5 smartphone in China on Wednesday. Nokia X6 Smartphone India Launch Soon; Gets Listed on Brand's Official Indian Website. We recently spent time with the highest end phone in this series that happens to be one of the few HMD devices for sale in the U.S.: "the Nokia 6.1".
The Nokia X5 that has arrived in Night Black, Baltic Sea Blue and Glacier White color variants feature double-sided 2D glass with a polycarbonate frame in between. Nokia X5 is second Nokia X series phone with a notch on top of the display.
However, Nokia X5 is built around a 5.86-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display (19:9 aspect ratio) with 2.D curved glass on the edges and boasts an 84% screen-to-body ratio. The device is powered by the latest octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset clocked at 1.8 GHz along with Adreno 509 GPU. It also supports storage expansion up to 256GB with a MicroSD card. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and it features fingerprint sensor at the back panel and bears Face unlock feature as well.
On the photography front, it has a 15MP + 5MP dual primary camera setup with support for AI imagery and facial recognition along with an 8MP secondary camera for clicking selfies.
The phone is armed with a 3060mAh battery, but the company did not mention the presence of fast charging at the launch event.
The Nokia X5 comes in two variants- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. On the connectivity front, the Nokia X6 supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, dual-SIM and USB Type-C port. The handset measures 149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096mm and it weighs 160 grams.