HMD Global has finally launched the Nokia 5.1 Plus in India, almost a month after the handset was officially unveiled in the country. The handset will be available for purchase exclusively via Flipkart and Nokia online store in India. Priced at INR 10990, the Nokia 5.1 Plus is now open for pre-bookings while sale begins on Monday, October 1.
In terms of launch offers, customers who purchase the Nokia 5.1 Plus with Airtel prepaid connections are entitled for an instant cashback of INR 1,800. They will also get 240GB of free data on recharges of INR 199, INR 249, and INR 448.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus sports similar design elements of the Nokia 6.1 Plus, save for the shrunken hardware and a more affordable price tag. The handset comes with a notched display along with the all-glass design.
In terms of specs, the Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a 5.86-inch HD+ (720×1520) display with a 2.5D curved glass on top and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The company also claims that the handset boasts a screen to body ratio of 84 percent.
Under the hood, the handset gets powered by an octa-core 2.0GHz Helio P60 chipset bundled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage. The handset also offers storage expandability up to 400GB via a dedicated microSD slot.
As for cameras, the Nokia 5.1 Plus features a 13MP+5MP dual rear camera setup with PDAF and f/2.0 aperture. For selfies, the handset comes with 5MP front-facing shooter with f/2.2 aperture and support for AI face unlock.
The handset runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. Not to mention, being an Android One device it will get regular security patches and will be upgradable to Android 9 Pie. The handset gets powered by a 3060mAh battery.
Connectivity options on the Nokia 5.1 Plus include dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C, as well as a 3.5mm jack. The handset will be offered in a choice of Gloss Black and Gloss Midnight Blue colour options.