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Nokia 5.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1 Plus Launched in India

Price in India, Specifications and Author's Opinion

Story Highlights

  • Nokia 6.1 Plus price in India is set at Rs. 15,999
  • Nokia 5.1 Plus price in India has been set as Rs. 10,999
  • Nokia 5.1 Plus price in India was not revealed at the event
  • Nokia 6.1 Plus will go on sale via both Flipkart and Nokia's online store

Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus was launched in India on Tuesday, at an event in New Delhi. The Nokia 6.1 Plus represents the first of the new-age Nokia branded smartphones from HMD Global to have been launched in India, featuring a new design philosophy that incorporates a display notch popularised by the Apple’s iPhone X flagship. To recall, the Nokia 6.1 Plus was first launched in Hong Kong last month but is, in fact, the global variant of the Nokia X6 that was launched in China in May of this year. The Nokia 6.1 Plus is an Android One smartphone, which means it is certified by Google to offer an optimised Android experience with stock Android, and also receive timely version updates.

On the other hand, Nokia 5.1 Plus was also unveiled at the same event. Both smartphones are originally part of HMD Global’s new generation of smartphones that feature a new all-screen design philosophy and incorporate a display notch. The Nokia 5.1 Plus is, in fact, the global variant of the Nokia X5, which was launched in China in July. Highlights of the Nokia 5.1 Plus include its dual rear camera setup. As with other Nokia handsets in global regions, the smartphone is part of the Android One initiative, implying that it runs a Google-certified optimised version of stock Android and is promised to receive timely version updates.

Nokia 5.1 Plus
Nokia 5.1 Plus

Top Highlights of Smartphone:

  • Nokia 5.1 Plus: The only highlight of Nokia 5.1 Plus is its dual camera setup which company is claiming very good.
  • Nokia 6.1 Plus: The highlights of Nokia 6.1 Plus is that it comes with Android One Program which offers 3 years of Android updates and beautiful design.

Nokia 5.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1 Plus Price in India, Sale Date, and Launch Offers

  • The Nokia 5.1 Plus price in India has been set at Rs. 10,999. It will go on sale in India on October 1, the company added, saying that it will be made available via Flipkart and the Nokia online store. It will be made available in Gloss Black, Gloss White, and Midnight Gloss Blue colour variants.
  • The Nokia 6.1 Plus price in India has been set at Rs. 15,999, and it will be available via both Flipkart and the Nokia online store from August 30. Pre-orders will start from today itself. Launch offers will be detailed shortly.

Nokia 5.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1 Plus Specifications and Features

Nokia 5.1 Plus:

The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 5.1 Plus runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo, and sports a 5.86-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 SoC (four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 1.8GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz) coupled with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone bears a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary sensor coupled with an f/2.0 aperture and PDAF autofocus, apart from a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The rear setup is accompanied by an LED-flash module. On the front, the smartphone sports an 8-megapixel camera coupled with an f/2.2 aperture and 80.4-degree wide-angle lens.

Nokia 5.1 Plus
Nokia 5.1 Plus

The Nokia 5.1 Plus comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 400GB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. It sports a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. The smartphone is powered by a 3060mAh battery.

Nokia 6.1 Plus:

The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 6.1 Plus runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo, and sports a 5.8-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) display that’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.

Nokia 6.1 Plus
Nokia 6.1 Plus

The Nokia 6.1 Plus bears a dual rear camera setup, with a 16-megapixel primary sensor featuring an f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixels, while the secondary 5-megapixel monochrome sensor sports a f/2.4 aperture and 1.12-micron pixels. The rear setup features a dual-tone flash module. On the front, the smartphone bears a 16-megapixel sensor coupled with an f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixels.

There is 64GB of inbuilt storage on the Nokia 6.1 Plus, expandable via microSD card (up to 400GB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, USB Type-C (v2.0), GPS/ A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, digital compass, and a proximity sensor. It is powered by a 3060mAh battery coupled with fast charge tech. It measures 147.2×70.98×7.99mm, and weighs 151 grams

Author’s Opinion

Nokia 5.1 Plus:

After a month, on September 24, Nokia revealed the price of Nokia 5.1 Plus. The battery is the major con in this smartphone. Processor on the smartphone is powerful enough to perform daily tasks. The also performs well at this price point.

Overall, For Nokia Fans this can be good option at this price point.

But, according to us, just skip Nokia 5.1 Plus as on other hand, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 which offers massive 5,000 mAh battery and powerful Snapdragon 636 processor and full-HD+ Display at same price.

Nokia 6.1 Plus:

The Nokia 6.1 Plus looks like a clear improvement over its predecessors. It has a great configuration that can take up any task and perform smoothly. The display quality will also delight users while watching movies and playing games. Just a better battery capacity could have made it an all-round performer in the mid-range.

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Shubham Mishra

Founder and Chief Editor at PaidFreeDroid. Shubham likes to keep on top of the tech world and loves to help people around him who face day to day trouble with technology.

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