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Nokia 5

Specifications

Nokia 5
Nokia 5
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5.2 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel 282 PPI, capacitive, IPS, 2.5D Corning Gorilla glass, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 8.47 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio, Card Reader: microSD cards up to 128 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor (G-Sensor), surrounding light sensor, e-compass, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, USB OTG, App2SD
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM-Quadband (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS-Quadband (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE Cat.4 (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40), downloads up to 150 MBit/s, uploads up to 50 MBit/s , Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.05 x 149.7 x 72.5 ( = 0.32 x 5.89 x 2.85 in)
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix PDAF, 1,12 µm, f/2, dual-tone flash
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix AF, 1,12 µm, f/2, 84 degrees field of view
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, USB cable, modular charger, earphones, quick-start instructions, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
148 g ( = 5.22 oz / 0.33 pounds), Power Supply: 30 g ( = 1.06 oz / 0.07 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

Average Score: 72.03% - average
Average of 35 scores (from 59 reviews)
price: 67%, performance: 64%, features: 54%, display: 70% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Nokia 5

83.2% Nokia 5 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Successful comeback. After the divorce from Microsoft, Nokia has already come back with several new smartphones. With the 5.2-inch Nokia 5 mid-range model, the manufacturer scored promptly, since there is much to like and only little not to like in its offerings.
80% Nokia 5 review
Source: PC Advisor English
We’ve long been lovers of the Moto G series for the top pick in the budget Android category, but the Nokia 5 knocks it off the top spot. With a better camera, better performance and a stunning design, we are blown away by the low price tag offered here.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Nokia 5 – Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
Overall I would say the Nokia 5 has its flaws, but on the whole it could be a whole lot worse. As a first time user will it be sufficient. However for someone who may be looking for something with more raw power and performance then it might be worth looking at what other device might be available for under $400-$500 market range.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/25/2017
80% Nokia 5 review
Source: PC Advisor English
We’ve long been lovers of the Moto G series for the top pick in the budget Android category, but the Nokia 5 knocks it off the top spot. With a better camera, better performance and a stunning design, we are blown away by the low price tag offered here.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Nokia 5 Review – Premium Build And Stock Android Option For Offline Buyers
Source: Gadget Diary English
Priced at 12,499 INR, the Nokia 5 can be recommended to the basic users, simply because of the limited RAM and storage. At the same time, its premium build quality and iconic branding will certainly appeal to many buyers. So if you don’t play high-end games on your smartphone or indulge in heavy multitasking and want a Nokia Smartphone, you can consider Nokia 5 as an option.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/11/2017
79% Nokia 5 review: A solid mid-range pure-Android contender
Source: Zdnet.com English
To help meet its price target, Nokia has prioritised hardware design and robustness over processor speed and storage space, and also opted for a simple camera setup and a moderate-resolution screen. The inclusion of a fingerprint scanner is welcome the face of such compromises.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 79%
73% Nokia 5 review
Source: Android Authority English
I always find it tricky to review budget devices like this. When you spend this little – €189 to be exact – you know that you’re not likely to get the very best design, specs, and camera. Instead you need to choose which of these things matters most to you and where you want the limited budget to go. The Nokia 5 is for those people to whom looks matter more than specs and performance. If you want a phone that will serve as a bit more of a fashion statement and look good when you use it, then this might be a solid choice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 73% performance: 65% display: 65% mobility: 75% workmanship: 85%
Nokia 5 review
Source: Techradar English
It's the best-looking phone at its price point, but isn't as sharp in use as its rivals. Battery life struggles when pushed, and load times can be lengthy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/14/2017
65% Nokia 5 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
All things considered, the Nokia 5 is a pretty smartphone that comes with a clean and up-to-date software, but ultimately disappoints in terms of performance. Some people will undoubtedly find it – as well as its €190 ($222) price tag – appealing, but it certainly isn't the best budget phone on the market.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 65%
70% Nokia 5 Review: Slick design, flawed performance
Source: Recombu English
The Nokia 5 certainly gives a good first impression, with its shiny metal unibody, nostalgic design and low asking price. Boot it up and you’re presented with a clean version of Android Nougat, along with expandable storage for filling the phone with your apps and media collection. You even get full fingerprint security and NFC support for contactless payments.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Nokia 5 Review: A Great-Looking Android That'S Tantalisingly Cheap
Source: The Independent English
Overall, this is a highly attractive phone. Though it can’t match the super-fast processors or dual-lens cameras of flagship phones, it looks fantastic and performs better than the price point suggests. With more phones to come, HMD has planted a flag in the sand to indicate that Nokia phones, including this one, are likely to be capable, powerful and great-looking.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/25/2017
76% Nokia 5 Review – 2017
Source: Phone World English
Nokia 5 is an upgraded version of Nokia 3 and it has fingerprint scanner in it which is a plus point. It has given us positive results in every section and the features are quiet impressive. The device has affordable price value which can target the audience easily because users used to love Nokia a lot.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 70% workmanship: 70%
Nokia 5 review
Source: GSM Arena English
Some makers have a dozen of series of smartphones, a handful of models in each - the new Nokia has just three models, with a 4th one allegedly on the way. But even with these three currently in existence, the reborn Finnish brand covers the low-to-mid tier quite efficiently.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/21/2017
70% Nokia 5 review
Source: Techradar English
The Nokia 5 is the best-looking smartphone at its price point, but in use it’s not quite as sharp as some of its rivals. Battery life struggles when pushed, and you’ll need to be patient, as load times can be lengthy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Nokia 5 review:
Source: CNet English
With a neat design, a low price and power enough for the essentials, the Nokia 5 is budget Android done well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Hands-on: Nokia 5 review
Source: PC Advisor English
We’re impressed by the Nokia 5, particularly when considering the price tag. It’s good-looking with decent specs and we love addition of Android without overcomplicating it with any sort of overlay. We expect the Nokia 5 could become a really popular choice for anyone in the market for a mid-range phone, and a strong contender for the Moto G5.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/04/2017
Hands on: Nokia 5 review
Source: Techradar English
For the price, the Nokia 5 seems to offer an excellent selection of features, but it’s surrounded by equally capable handsets above and below it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/28/2017
Nokia 5 review: Hands-on with Nokia’s 5.2in Android phone, an impressive mid-range option with a great price tag
Source: PC Advisor English
We’re impressed by the Nokia 5, particularly when considering the price tag. It’s good-looking with decent specs and we love addition of Android without overcomplicating it with any sort of overlay. We expect the Nokia 5 could become a really popular choice for anyone in the market for a mid-range phone, and a strong contender for the Moto G5.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2017
Nokia 5 preview: Pure Android, all metal, completely affordable
Source: Pocket Lint English
Nokia's strategy is to offer a selection of affordable Android smartphones, carrying that Nokia name and giving you a no compromise design and build. That's been achieved and although we don't think that the Nokia 5 is as good looking as the Nokia 6, there's no denying that it feels solid - it's an impressive phone for the asking price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2017

Foreign Reviews

Preis-Leistungs-Tipp für Einsteiger
Source: Billiger-telefonieren.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/11/2017
Teil zwei des Comebacks
Source: Verivox German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2017
70% Nokia 5 Review
Source: Android TV German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 65% display: 75% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
70% Ein Elegantes Smartphone Mit Potenzial
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Nokia 5 günstig & edel mit Performance-Schwächen
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2017
80% Edel trifft günstig
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 74% display: 80% mobility: 80%
72% Análisis del Nokia 5, un buen móvil si no tienes expectativas
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 72%
70% Nokia 5, análisis: ajustar en software sienta muy bien, ajustar en hardware, no tanto
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 65% workmanship: 75%
70% Análisis del Nokia 5
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 60% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Nokia 5, un diseño excelente para un móvil sobrio
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; high autonomy. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/03/2017
Nokia 5 y 6, primeras impresiones: ni plástico mítico ni súper cámaras, la nueva Nokia es sencillez, diseño y pureza
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; good display; decent speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/02/2017
Probamos el Nokia 5, metal y buenos acabados para un móvil económico
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Metal case; beautiful design; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2017
80% Review – Nokia 5
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% Análise: Nokia 5, o regresso da Nokia
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Análise Nokia 5 o pequeno e pouco determinado equipamento da Nokia
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Nice design; great built quality; good price. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2017
70% Recensione Nokia 5 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
69% Recensione NOKIA 5
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 69% price: 65% display: 70% mobility: 75% workmanship: 85%
73% Nokia 5: la nostra recensione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 73%
70% Nokia 5 Recensione: Uno Smartphone Elegante Che Può Fare Di Più
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Nokia 5: ti avrei voluto tanto amare, ma sei arrivato troppo tardi
Source: Ridble Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Smartphone Nokia 5 - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/14/2017
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Preview Nokia 5 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; nice display; good cameras; metal case; decent battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/17/2017
Recensione Nokia 5, finalmente Android
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; metal case; fast fingerprint sensor; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/02/2017
Nokia 5 – poche pretese, tanta sostanza | Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Stylish design; decent performance; nice built quality; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/24/2017
74% Test du Nokia 5 : le retour en grande pompe, ce sera pour plus tard
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 60% mobility: 100%
70% Test Du Nokia 5 : Une Bonne Alternative Au Moto G5 ?
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Test Nokia 5
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Du Nokia 5 : Android Pur Au Service D'Un Smartphone De Bonne Facture
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
78% Recenzja Nokii 5 – jest lepiej niż w przypadku „trójki”
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 70% display: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
55% Обзор Nokia 5: удачный баланс привлекательности и цены
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 55% performance: 50% display: 40% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
Nokia 5 - Прощай, Nokia. Здравствуй, Nokia. Пользовательский отзыв после недели использования смартфона
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Positive: Nice design; metal case; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/27/2017
Смартфон Nokia 5: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Compact size; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/01/2017
Đánh giá Nokia 5: smartphone giá rẻ đủ tốt cho nhu cầu cơ bản
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; nice design; metal case; bright display; decent performance; long battery life; good main camera. Negative: Poor selfie camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/22/2017
Đánh giá nhanh Nokia 5: Chiếc "Lumia" chạy Android, nhưng camera có ngon?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; decent display; good hardware; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/18/2017
Trên tay Nokia 5: Màn hình 5,2 inch HD, RAM 2GB, giá 4,5 triệu
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Large screen. Negative: Poor display; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2017
70% Test Nokia 5
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
50% Nokia 5 test – virkelig mange plusser, men…
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 50%
70% Stort test: Nokia 5 – så bra är Nokias nya Android-smartphone
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
58% Stort test: Nokia 5
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 58%
78% RECENZIA Nokia 5: Skvele vyzerajúci Android telefón, ktorý je prekvapivo lacný
Source: Android Portal SK→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% display: 75% mobility: 78% workmanship: 80%
70% Arvostelussa Nokia 5 – Haastaja suomalaisten suosikkipuhelimille
Source: Puhelinvertailu →EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 505: Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
430: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X6 LTE (Cat. 4) modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.2":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.148 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Nokia: The Finnish enterprise is one of the most important telecommunication companies and well-known for mobile technologies. The company started with netbooks in 2009.
72.03%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-03-13)