Nokia 5.1 Plus launched in India, available October 1 with Android One

An image of the Nokia 5.1 Plus taken from the Nokia website. Nokia HMD Global launched the Nokia 5.1 Plus in India, giving the device a release date of October 1. The budget smartphone has pretty decent specs for its price point of 10,999 Rs. (~$151) and Android One. HMD is emphasizing the gaming capabilities of the Nokia 5.1 Plus. Nokia fans in India should be excited to learn that HMD Global just launched the Nokia 5.1 Plus — a budget smartphone with some pretty killer specs for its price point. Last week, HMD Global teased a new Nokia device and included the hashtag “#GameOn,” which led some fans to believe that it was releasing a gaming phone, similar to the Razer Phone or the Asus ROG Phone. However, it turns out HMD was just pushing the gaming capabilities of the Nokia 5.1 Plus. Editor's PickBest Nokia phones — what are your options? (July 2018)Nokia was once the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world but lost its appeal when it overlooked Android and start making Windows-powered smartphones. Microsoft bought the company in 2013, deciding to kill the Nokia brand a … While the Nokia 5.1 Plus is a lightweight compared to something like the Razer Phone, it does have solid enough specs to play some relatively high-intensity games. Considering how cheap the device is, this is a welcome development. Check out the official Nokia 5.1 Plus specs below:  Nokia 5.1 Plus Display5.9-inch HD+ (720 x 1520) 19:9 aspect ratio 2.5D Cover Glass SoCMediaTek HelioP60 MT6771 Octa Core; up to 1.8Ghz RAM3GB LPDDR3 Storage32GB Expandable with MicroSD card up to 400GB CamerasRear: 13MP PDAF f/2 + 5MP depth sense LED flash Front: 8MP FF f/2.2 aperture 80.4 FoV AudioSingle speaker AMP+ 2 mics Battery3060mAh 5V/2A charging IP ratingNone SensorsGyroscope, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprint NetworkGSM Quad band WCDMA 1, 5, 8 LTE 1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41 (120MHz) ConnectivityUSB type-C 3.5mm audio jack Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, BT 4.2, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/BDS/Galileo FM radio SIMDual SIM SoftwareAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Android One) Dimensions and weight149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096mm ColorsGloss Black / Gloss White / Gloss Midnight Blue Since the Nokia 5.1 Plus will ship with the Android One variant of Android 8.1 Oreo, it will likely get security patches and Android updates at a relatively fast pace, at least compared to other non-Android One devices in its class. The Nokia 5.1 Plus will be available starting October 1 from as well as the Nokia Flipkart store. You can pre-order the device now from either location for only 10,999 Rs. (~$151). Your color choices are Gloss Black and Gloss Midnight Blue for now. Stay tuned for our upcoming review of the Nokia 5.1 Plus! Pre-Order the Nokia 5.1 Plus

date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 17:26:16 +0000