Nokia 5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Nokia 5 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Nokia 5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Nokia 5 is a 2017 smartphone. It measures 149.7 x 72.5 x 8 mm and weighs 160 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 282 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 16 GB, 2/3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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Nokia 5 specs

General specs

Brand and model Nokia 5
Release date 2017, February
Dimensions 149.7 x 72.5 x 8 mm (5.89 x 2.85 x 0.31 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
Body build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price140 EUR


Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.2" inc
Screen area 74.5 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio68.7%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px
PPI /points per inch/ 282 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single
Camera specs
-13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3'', 1.12µm, PDAF
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4'', 1.12µm


Operating system OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 505
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 16 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score40152 (Rank 850 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core125 (Rank 1401 of 1555)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core596 (Rank 1284 of 1549)
GeekBench 4 Single Core673 (Rank 536 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core2791 (Rank 409 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2314

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.55 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- For Global market

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Nokia 5 was around 140 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, February.
The weight of the Nokia 5 is 160 g.
The screen size of the Nokia 5 is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Nokia 5 is 149.7 x 72.5 x 8 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.