Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Nokia 5.1 plus and Nokia 6.1 plus officially launched in India.


After teasing the most awaited phone, Nokia Mobile has officially launched the Nokia 5.1 plus and the Nokia 6.1 plus in India at today's launch event held in New Delhi.

Nokia 5.1 plus and Nokia 6.1 plus have the same internals as their Chinese variants i.e. the Nokia X5 and Nokia X6 but now run on the Android One platform. Both the phones come in glass sandwich design with more than 90% of the surface of both Nokia 5.1 plus and Nokia 6.1 plus covered in glass and these are the first Nokia smartphones to come with a Notch following the latest trends in smartphone design. 

Nokia Mobile has priced these phones very aggressively in India and with this pricing strategy, they are clearly trying to compete with brands like Xiaomi, Huawei and Honor in India who sell their phones at very low prices on online marketplaces like Flipkart. Nokia Mobile has partnered with Flipkart and both Nokia 5.1 plus and the Nokia 6.1 plus will be available for purchase exclusively on Flipkart. This has helped Nokia Mobile to cut distribution costs and further reduce the price of their phones.

Below are the specifications of Nokia 5.1 plus and the Nokia 6.1 plus



Nokia 6.1 plus Specifications


  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One Edition)
  • Display: 5.8" 2280 x 1080 FHD 19:9 aspect ratio display protected by 2.5D Curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Size: 147.2 x 70.98 x 8.59mm (including camera bump)
  • Weight: 151 g
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • RAM and Storage: 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM expandable up to 400GB via MicroSD
  • Camera: 16MP AF, f2.0/1.0µm, and 5MP Monochrome f2.2/1.2µm Dual Setup at back and 16MP f2.0/1.0µm at the front, EIS, Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor), E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor (on the back)
  • Battery: 3060 mAh Battery with Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 (50% Charge in 30 minutes)
  • Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, USB Type C
  • Colors: Gloss Midnight Blue, Gloss White, Gloss Black


Nokia 5.1 plus Specifications


  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One Edition)
  • Display: 5.86" (720×1520) 19:9 HD+ display with 2.5D curved glass
  • Size: 149.51×71.98×8.096 (mm)
  • Weight: 160 grams
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P60
  • RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM (Expandable up to 400 GB via MicroSD)
  • Cameras: 13 MP PDAF, f2.0 + 5 MP depth sensor, LED flash and 8 MP f2.2 Fixed Focus front camera
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor
  • Battery: 3060 mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Dual VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C
  • Colors: Gloss Black, Gloss White, Midnight Gloss Blue

Nokia 5.1 plus and Nokia 6.1 plus Price


The pricing has been kept very aggressive this time and Nokia Mobile is clearly targetting the Chinese brands. Nokia 6.1 plus comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage and will be available at an attractive price of ₹15,999/- in India.

Indian pricing for Nokia 5.1 plus hasn't been announced yet. 

Nokia 5.1 plus and Nokia 6.1 plus Availability


Nokia 6.1 plus will be available for purchase from 30th August exclusively on Nokia.com and Flipkart.com. You can now Pre-Order the Nokia 6.1 plus from nokia.com

Nokia Mobile didn't announce the exact date but revealed that Nokia 5.1 plus will go on sale in India sometime in September.

Nokia 5.1 plus Launch Trailer



Nokia 6.1 plus Launch Trailer



So, What are your thoughts about the Nokia 5.1 plus and Nokia 6.1 plus? Are you planning to buy one? Do share it with us in the comments below. ☺️

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