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Nokia 5.1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Nokia 5.1. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and performance. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas comments are divided on the reliability. Many are negative about the battery.

price, design, screen, performance, usability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 5.1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Perla Shaheen (cnet.com)

These three Nokia phones really, really want to save you money

 

Psst, one of them has an enormous, two-day battery.

May, 2018

Expert review by : John McCann (techradar.com)

Hands on: Nokia 5.1 review

 

The low-cost, premium-build smartphone gets an update

Premium build ; Affordable price tag ; Large, full HD display

Poor single speaker location ; MicroUSB not USB-C

A premium looking, and feeling, smartphone with an attractive price tag is great, but the new Nokia 5.1 also has the features on the inside to help it standout in the crowded low-cost market.

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Florian Schaar (notebookcheck.net)

Nokia 5.1 Smartphone Review

 

Entry-level device with low stamina - With the Nokia 5, the Finnish manufacturer addresses less demanding smartphone users. As per usual, Nokia's design is subtle and elegant. The specifications are rather modest, which is why at 200 Euros (~$228), it...

appealing design ; flawless workmanship ; fingerprint sensor ; high-resolution display ; Android One ; no bloatware ; supports numerous LTE bands ; robust ; responsive touchscreen ; low heat development ; dual-SIM ; seperate microSD slot

ergonomics of included headset could be improved upon ; unused black bezel on the bottom ; outdated SoC ; small internal storage ; low amount of RAM ; poor battery life

The Nokia 5.1 is designed as an entry-level smartphone for users with certain quality standards. At least, this is what it seems like. The phone is able to deliver in that regard. Buyers receive a low-priced phone that, at least from the outside, does...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Nokia 5.1 review: Don’t Nokia it until you try it

 

A competent, rather good-looking sub-£200 smartphone with a couple of significant weak spots

Fantastic design ; Very good camera

Poor battery life ; The Moto G6 exists

That’s a tough break for the Nokia, but it shouldn’t take the sheen off what the company has achieved here. If you see a good deal, don’t be afraid to take the plunge.

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Lewis Painter (techadvisor.co.uk)

Nokia 5.1

 

Is the Nokia 5.1 the ideal budget smartphone? It certainly looks the part, but it's not perfect – find out why in our Nokia 5.1 review.

Expert review by : Emma Manship (ephotozine.com)

Nokia 5.1 Plus Review

 

We take a look at the Nokia 5.1 Plus, with a 5.8 inch HD+ display and 13 megapixel camera with depth sensor.

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is capable of capturing vibrant images in HDR mode and isn't bad at taking selfies in natural light. However, for dedicated photographers, the device has a quite limited manual mode, with no ability to manually set the ISO or shutter...

Feb, 2019

Expert review by (androidpit.com)

Nokia 5.1: can it right its predecessor's wrongs?

 

The Nokia 5.1 wants to leave a lasting impression in the price segment at around $250. Our test is here to show whether the device will be a success!

Display ; Manufacturing

Performance

The Nokia 5.1 performs well for a middle-class smartphone, but there is tons of competitive pressure in its price category. You’ll always have to make some compromises with a 250 dollar smartphone. In any case, the display and the pleasantly slim size...

Expert review by : Christian Just Michael Huch Robert Berg Przemyslaw (computerbild.de)

Nokia 5.1 im Test: Android-Update-Garantie und Alugehäuse für 200 Euro

 

Sie lieben schnelle Android-Updates, wollen aber nicht viel ausgeben? Dann könnte das Nokia 5.1 passen: Es hat ein angesagtes 18:9-Display, verbesserte Technik und pures Android. Der Test!

Hochwertiges Alugehäuse ; Gute Ausdauer ; Hohes Bedientempo ; Echtes Dual-SIM ; Scharfer Bildschirm im 18:9-Format ; Fingerabdrucksensor ; 3 Jahre Sicherheitsupdates ; 2 Jahre neue Android-Versionen

Mäßiges Arbeitstempo ; Kleiner Speicher ; Nicht wasserdicht ; Kein kabelloses Laden ; Verrauschte Bilder bei schwachem Licht

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Florian Schaar (notebookcheck.it)

Recensione smartphone Nokia 5.1

 

Recensione smartphone Nokia 5.1, Buyers should not expect miracles from Mediatek\'s Helio P10 processor and the ARM Mali T860 GPU. At 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB storage space, its memory configuration is not exactly abundant either. However, the camera...

design accattivante;Lavorazione impeccabile;sensore di impronte digitali;display ad alta risoluzione;Android One;nessun programma indesiderato preinstallato;supporta numerose bande LTE;robusto;touchscreen reattivo;bassa produzione di calore;doppia...

l'ergonomia dell'auricolare incluso potrebbe essere migliorata;lunetta nera sul fondo non utilizzata;SoC obsoleto;poca memoria interna;bassa quantità di RAM;scarsa durata della batteriate

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Florian Schaar (notebookcheck.nl)

Kort testrapport Nokia 5.1 Smartphone

 

Instaptoestel van korte adem. Met de Nokia 5 richt de Finse fabrikant zich vooral op minder veeleisende smartphonegebruikers. Zoals gewoonlijk is het design van Nokia subtiel en elegant. De specificaties zijn eerder bescheiden, waardoor de winkelprijs...

aantrekkelijk design ; feilloze bouwkwaliteit ; vingerafdruklezer ; scherm met hoge resolutie ; Android One ; geen bloatware ; ondersteunt talrijke LTE-banden ; stevig ; responsief touchscreen ; beperkte warmteontwikkeling ; dual-SIM ; aparte...

ergonomie van inbegrepen headset zou beter mogen ; ongebruikte, zwarte schermrand aan de onderzijde ; verouderde SoC ; beperkte interne opslag ; weinig RAM ; slechte batterijduur

Dit is de verkorte versie van het originele artikel. Het volledige, Engelse testrapport vind je hier. Het perfecte instaptoestel in de wereld van smartphones.

Nov, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2970
Continuous audio playback time:52.7
Continuous audio playback time (display off):52.7
Continuous video playback time:9.4
Standby time (2G):588
Standby time (3G):588
Talk time (2G):19
Talk time (3G):19
Wireless Charging:N

Call management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera flash:N
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Front camera type:Single camera
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p

Design

Brand colour:Tempered Blue
Colour name:Tempered Blue
Colour of product:Black / Copper
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
Housing material:Aluminium
Product colour:Black / Blue / Copper

Display

Aspect Ratio:18:9
Display diagonal:14
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display Resolution:1080 x 2160
Display Type:IPS
Gorilla Glass version:Gorilla Glass 3
Orientation sensor:Y
Rounded display corners:Y
Screen shape:Flat
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

E-mail:Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Speakers:Mono

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y

Networking

3G:Y
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:MICRO-USB
Quick start guide:Y
SIM card ejector pin:Y

Performance

Graphics adapter:Mali T860 MP2
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:8
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:2
Processor Model:MT6755S

Software

Operating system installed:Android / Android 8.0
Operating System Version:8.0
Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:2 / 3

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.27
Height :151.1
Width:70.7