Nokia 6.1 Plus Hand On Review And Nokia 5.1 Plus Specification

nokia 6.1 plus
nokia 6.1 plus

Nokia 6.1 Plus Hand On Review And Nokia 5.1 Plus Specification :- The latest group of mid-range and upper mid-range smartphones from Nokia since brought back its devices business from Microsoft Nokia 5 and Nokia 6, respectively, have been in speculation in the android market for quiet some time now. Regarded as one of the giants in the mobile phone markets since its inception, Nokia has been through thick and thin and managed to mark a space for itself in the market. Since its divorce from Microsoft, the news is that Google and Finnish Company HMD Global (a.k.a. Nokia Mobiles) are working together to provide a pure-stock android experience. Nokia 5 and Nokia 6, in the year 2017 had launched with Andoid 7 Nougat which went quite well. This year they have claimed to raise the bar with Android 8 Oreo and improved specifications than their predecessors.

nokia 6.1 plus
nokia 6.1 plus

This years anticipation for Nokia Mobile fans are Nokia 5 (2018) and Nokia 6 (2018). Both of these phones are already available in China under brand names Nokia X5 and Nokia X6, respectively. In India, Nokia 6.1 Plus will be sold at a price of INR 15,999, while the Nokia 5.1 price is yet to be announced. Out of both the phones Nokia 6.1 Plus, which has the trending notch in its display, will be having better specifications. With the Notch display, Nokia 6.1 Plus is going to compete with the Redmi Note 5 Pro in appearance section.

nokia 6.1 plus specification
nokia 6.1 plus specification

Let’s have a quick look at the Nokia 6.1 plus specifications :-


Screen size (inches)5.8 Inch
Resolution1080×2280 pixels


Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 636
Internal storage64GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)400


Rear camera16-megapixel
Rear FlashDual LED
Front camera16-megapixel


Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.00
Number of SIMs2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM TypeNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes


Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
Ambient light sensorYes

Body and Battery

Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)147.20 x 70.98 x 8.59
Weight (g)151.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3060
ColoursBlack, White


Advantages of buying Nokia 6.1 Plus (2018) 

  • Daylight performance of both frontal and rear cameras are good. It also has 16MP f/2.0 sensor on the front.
  • As expected from brand Nokia, the call quality, which is the most important function of any phone is pretty decent.
  • The pure stock android experience without any interference by the device company makes it a very desirable phone to choose.
  • The brand name Nokia always carries with it the trust of millions of Indians.
  • The notch on the screen in intelligently hidden by its cool wallpaper.
  • It supports Quick charge 3.0 and has USB Type-C port

Disadvantages of buying Nokia 6.1 Plus (2018)

  • Nokia has since long been struggling to bring in its devices brilliant and beautiful screen display. This phone is not an exception as it is not bright enough.
  • In-doors camera quality is not good enough to keep up with its rivals
  • Speaker quality is also not something we could vouch for as it is not loud enough.

Nokia 6.1 Plus First Impression Video

Nokia 5.1 Plus

Nokia 5 (2018) is not a phone to be compared with Nokia 6.1 as both cater to different section of the market. Nokia 5 Plus also comes with a Android Oreo 8.1 and is branded as the Android One. It has a dual lense camera – 13MP primary and secondary 5MP with an aperture of f/2.0. Selfie camera is of 8 MP. This will not be having a notch display on its 439 PPI IPS LCD display but will have a Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Performance will be taken care of by Octa Core 2 GHz MediaTek MT6755S processor and a ram of 2 GB. It will support 4G and VoLTE in India and also dual sim. This phone is expected to hit the market in the month of September in India.

Nokia 5.1 Plus specification
Nokia 5.1 Plus specification

Quick Specifications of Nokia 5.1:-

General Specifications

Operating SystemAndoid 8.0 (Oreo)
Custom UIAndoid One
SIM SlotsDual SIM
Network4G, VoLTE
Fingerprint SensorYes
Screen Size5.8 inches
Screen Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels
Aspect Ratio19:9
Pixel Density439 ppi
Display TypeIPS LCD
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v3
Tough ScreenCapacitative Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio73.08%


ChipsetMediaTek Helio P60
ProcessorOcta Core, 2GHz, Cortex A53
GraphicsMali-T860 MP2


Resolution16 MP Primary Camera
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus
Physical ApertureF2
FlashLED Flash
Front Camera8MP , f/2.0


Capacity3000 MAH

Network & Connectivity

Network Support4G, VoLTE

With this device Nokia will try to reclaim its low budget smartphone market. It is expected to launch with a very competitive price as it is having an average battery backup and an average configuration. The other specifications like great display, good pair of cameras and good expandable storage memory can bring up it as the most popular low budget smartphone in the market.

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