On Thursday, HMD Global announced the launch of Nokia 5.3 and Nokia 1.3 at its online event. The Nokia 5.3 marks the successor of the Nokia 5.1 as well as falls into the mid-range price segment. At the same time, the Nokia 1.3, is basically a budget smartphone that comes with Android Go under the hood.
Features and Specifications
Talking about the Nokia 5.3 runs Android 10 and packs a 6.55-inch HD+ Dual-gate’ display along with a 2.5D glass on top as well as have a waterdrop notch. The smartphone comprises of a resolution of 720×1600 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 20:9.
The Nokia 5.3 on the other hand, is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 665 mobile platform, that has been coupled with three different options of 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB RAM. The phone comes with two storage options such as 64GB and 128GB, with support for a microSD card of up to 512GB. In addition to that, Nokia 5.3 also comes with unlimited Google Drive storage.
As far as the camera is concerned, the Nokia 5.3 comprises of four rear cameras, which includes a 13-megapixel f/1.8 sensor, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with FOV of 118 degrees, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor, as well as a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Coming to the front camera, it includes an 8-megapixel front-facing camera along with an aperture of f/2.0. In addition, the camera app comes with features like Night mode, Portrait mode, and AI Scene Detection. The Nokia 5.3 also gets a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and is also backed by a giant 4000mAh battery.
The Nokia 1.3 runs on Android 10 (Go edition) and comes with a 5.71-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 720×1520 pixels as well as an aspect ratio of 19:9. The phone is also powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 processor that has been coupled with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 400GB through a microSD card.
Coming to the Nokia 1.3 camera, it includes an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera as well as a 5-megapixel fixed-focus selfie camera. However, you will get a Google Assistant button on the Nokia 1.3 but the fingerprint sensor at the same time is not available. Powering the smartphone, the Nokia 1.3 comes with a giant 3000mAh battery that charges at 5W.
Pricing of Nokia 5.3 & Nokia 1.3
The Nokia 5.3 is available in three different storage options but so far only the price of 4GB/64GB variant has been declared and it comes with a price tag of EUR 189. The smartphone, on the other hand, comes in Cyan, Sand, as well as Charcoal colors, and is going to be available in the month of April, internationally.
At the same time, the Nokia 1.3 is also going to be made accessible globally as well in April. The smartphone will costs EUR 95 and is available in three different color options such as Cyan, Sand, and Charcoal.