China, July 17: The trendsetter of the mobile phone industry, Nokia's latest series phone, Nokia X5 has finally been launched by HMD Global in China.
The smartphone comes with a dual rear camera setup stacked vertically, a display notch, and runs on pure Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. The Nokia X5 is the second smartphone in the Nokia X-series, the first being the Nokia X6 launched earlier this year. The Nokia X6 was the first smartphone to embrace the display notch in the Nokia phones portfolio. HMD Global has revealed the Nokia X5 price, availability, and specifications.
Nokia X5 price, availability:
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. The smartphone will go on sale on July 19, and registrations on Suning.com have already begun. The smartphone will be available in Night Black, Baltic Sea Blue, and Glacier White colour options.
Nokia X5 specifications:
The Nokia X5, as mentioned, runs on pure Android 8.1 Oreo, and HMD Global promises monthly patches and fast Android updates. The dual-SIM device (dual 4G VoLTE) sports a 5.86-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with 2.5D glass protection, 19:9 aspect ratio, and 84 percent screen-to-body ratio.
It is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC (4x Cortex-A73 at 2.0GHz + 4x Coretx-A53 at 2.0GHz, 1xVPU), and RAM/storage bundles include 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage options. The Nokia X5 supports a microSD card slot that allows for further expansion of storage (up to 256GB).