Nokia launched the highly anticipated Nokia X5 in China on Wednesday. The 5.8-inch phone, which comes with Android Oreo, was sold out within two hours of its launch, according to the company’s Weibo account.

The X5, with its face recognition and intelligent AI features, is priced at ¥999 (approx. Rs. 10186) for the 3GB RAM/32GB ROM. The phone also comes in a 4GB RAM/64 GB ROM version.

Display and camera

The phone is encased in a double-sided glass body with an integrated polycarbonate frame. It is available in three colours – -Extreme Night Black, Glacier White and Baltic Sea Blue. The 5.86 inch phone has a 19:9 HD screen ratio, but it also has a notch at its top, reminiscent of the iPhone X. The Nokia X6 was the first Nokia phone to feature the notch

The display has a resolution of 1520×720 and has a 2.5D glass. The phone also features a 13 megapixel + 5 megapixel dual camera set up in the rear, with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and an LED flash. The front is equipped with an 8 megapixel camera.

The camera has several built-in features like the AI beauty blur — the application of intelligent 3D blur algorithm — smart portrait lighting, blurred pictures, application of depth of field among others.

Tech specs

The X5 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 chipset. The 3,060 mAh battery, which is a built-in type, does not support fast charging, according to Tech Radar. It also has the standard 3.5 mm audio jack and the USB Type-C port.

The specs, according to the Nokia website, give you 11 hours of video playback on 4G networks, 27 hours screen time on standby and a call duration of 17.5 hours.

‘Intelligent’ features

The phone supports screen-off fingerprint payment, which lets users open up apps with their fingerprint even if the screen is off, making “fingerprint payment in the lock screen state more convenient and faster”. The phone also has features like intelligent screen recognition, double-finger long-press on the screen that lets you break down articles and conversations into easy-to-select, copy, and search-for words.

Since the phone comes with the pure Android, it can be upgraded to the not-yet-released Android P.

The company launched the Nokia X6 in China earlier this year and reports say that it could be launched in India somewhere around August or September. The India launch date for the new X5 however, is unclear. Media reports also say that both phones could be marketed as Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus outside China.

Here is the complete list of specifications

Exterior

5.86-inch 19:9 HD+ screen

13 MP + 5 MP rear dual camera

8 MP front lens

Polycarbonate integrated seamless border

Double-sided glass body

Internal

High-performance Helio P60

Real-time updated Android Oreo system

2.4G/5G dual-band WLAN

Dual 4G Dual VoLTE 1

3/4 GB RAM+32/64 GB ROM

Dimensions 149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096 mm

Network and connectivity

Data Services LTE Cat. 4

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth 4.2

GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/BDS/Galileo

Performance

Operating system Android Oreo

Running memory 3/4 GB

CPU MediaTek P60 4xA73 2.0GHz + 4xA53 2.0GHz, 1xVPU

Storage

Body memory 32/64 GB1

MicroSD card slot supports maximum storage expansion capacity of 256GB

Sound effect

Interface type 3.5mm earphone

Microphone single speaker, 2 microphones

Broadcast FM

Display

Size and model 5.86-inch HD+ display

Resolution 1520×720

Material 2.5D glass

Camera

Main camera 13MP PDAF, f/2, 5MP depth of field lens, LED flash

Front camera 8MP, f/2.2, 80.4 angle of view

Data Connections

Data line USB Type-C

Sensor ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, acceleration sensor, fingerprint recognition, electronic compass, gyroscope

Battery

Battery type built-in 3060mAh battery

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