HMD Global-owned Nokia today announced its latest contender in the race of the best phone under ₹ 11,000. Named the Nokia 5.1 Plus, the phone is set to take on rivals like Xiaomi’s Redmi 6 Pro, Realme 2 and the Honor 9N. The phone has a price identical to the Realme 2, at ₹ 10,999, and comes with a 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and expandability to up to 400GB.
Nokia 5.1 Plus: Pricing and availability
The Nokia 5.1 plus comes in a single variant of 3GB RAM/32GB ROM which is priced at ₹ 10,999. The phone is available exclusively through Flipkart and Nokia online store.
Pre-orders of the phone start today and the phone will be available to purchase from October 1.
Launch offers on the Nokia 5.1 Plus include instant cashback of ₹ 1,800 and 240GB complimentary data on recharges of ₹ 199, ₹ 249, and ₹ 448 for Airtel customers.
Nokia 5.1 Plus: Specifications
The Nokia 5.1 Plus features a 5.86-inch HD+ display with 2.5D curved glass and a resolution of 1520x720 at the front. Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC with four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 1.8GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. This is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that is expandable to 400GB. The smartphone is backed by a 3,060mAh battery.
Talking about the performance of the phone, Ajey Mehta, Vice-President and Country Head of HMD Global India said “with Nokia 5.1 Plus we wanted to bring a phone that was high on performance that could get exciting gaming and entertainment experiences closer to a wider group of fans."
At the back of the phone is a 13MP+5MP dual camera setup with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash and PDAF. At the front is an 8MP shooter coupled with an f/2.2 aperture.
Connectivity options of the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
You can read the comparison of its competitors here.