Nokia launched a gaming smartphone, 5.1 Plus, for only RON 1,100

Aurel Dragan 23/08/2018 | 13:32

HMD Global, the exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets, has launched Nokia 5.1 Plus, a gaming smartphone with AI support for image settings that is affordable and trendy. The price tag is RON 1,099.

“Through Nokia 5.1 Plus, we wanted to give Nokia fans amazing gaming and entertainment experiences. We aim to deliver performance, AI image and contemporary design through this affordable model so that more and more users can enjoy games on their mobile phone, watch their favorite series, and create creative content quality. Nokia 5.1 Plus is designed for our technology-loving fans who appreciate the perfect combination of maximum performance and affordability,” said Juho Sarvikas, product manager, HMD Global.

The performance of a top model at affordable prices

Nokia 5.1 Plus is one of the most affordable smartphones that has the most advanced MediaTek chipset on the market, the Helio P60. The processor has been designed to be able to play the power required for gaming, video or easy navigation through applications. The advanced AI features in the Nokia 5.1 Plus chipset include real-time face recognition and image settings. Being equipped with essential sensors, the Nokia 5.1 Plus delivers a sophisticated experience with the latest games and applications. In addition, facial recognition complements the fingerprint sensor system to unlock the phone and secure authentication.

The advanced picture settings available on the Nokia 5.1 Plus offer the ability to capture high-quality studio-like photos with depth of field, bokeh, and Portrait Lighting. With the 13MP / 5MP dual core camera and optical stabilization system, clear, steady videos can be captured capturing the special moments spent with your loved ones. Furthermore, Phase Detection Auto Focus ensures sharp photo clarity and focus.


The 5.8 “display gives fans the content with optimal viewing without framing a frame. Nokia 5.1 Plus features a pure design, curved edges, 2.5D glass on both sides and glossy finish. The 8mm thickness and ergonomic design with a continuous curve make this model extremely handy. Nokia 5.1 Plus has a solid metal structure, being tested at high temperatures and subjected to drop tests, to meet the high quality standards guaranteed on Nokia phones.

Nokia 5.1 Plus joins Nokia’s smartphone family with Android One, providing a unique and secure experience guaranteed by Google. Nokia 5.1 Plus will receive monthly security updates and two-year updates of the operating system for three years. Like the other Android smartphones that come with Android One, users will enjoy a long battery life and generous storage space thanks to pre-installed and carefully chosen applications. Nokia 5.1 Plus users will also be one step ahead with the latest Google services such as Google Assistant and Google Photos with unlimited storage for high-quality photos.

Benefiting from Android Oreo from day one, users can enjoy the latest features like Google Lens, picture-in-picture function to manage multiple windows simultaneously, Google Play Instant to discover and use applications with ease, but also battery-saving features such as those for limiting applications running in the background. Also, Nokia 5.1 Plus is ready for the new operating system, Android P.

The Nokia 5.1 Plus will be available in this fall in Romania in three colors: Gloss Black, Gloss White (White) and Gloss Midnight Blue (Blue) for the recommended price of 1099 RON.

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