Nokia 5.3 as we speak introduced a refreshing new line-up of characteristic telephones and finances smartphones for price-conscious shoppers in India. The brand new Nokia smartphone line-up consists of two dual-SIM characteristic phones- Nokia 150 and the Nokia 125. Priced at Rs. 2,299 and Rs. 1,999 respectively, the brand new characteristic telephones might be made out there throughout prime cellular retailers in India on August 25th.
The Nokia C3 is the corporate’s entry-level finances smartphone for first-time smartphone customers. It sports activities a 5.99-inch HD+ show and comes with a one-year alternative assure. The twin-SIM Nokia C3 might be out there in two variants- 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB at Rs. 7,499 and eight,999 respectively beginning 17th September.
What we’re testing as we speak is the Nokia 5.3. Working the inventory taste of Android 10, the Nokia 5.Three first appeared in March 2020 together with the Nokia 8.3. In India, the Nokia 5.Three comes with a promise of ‘2 Years Android Upgrades’ and 3-years of safety upgrades. The smartphone might be out there in two configurations– 4GB/64GB and 6GB/64GB at Rs. 13,999 and Rs. 15,499 respectively.
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The Nokia 5.Three has a really modern and durable design. The two.5D curved glass on the entrance and the delicate satin end rear panel offers it a really premium appear and feel. The round digital camera module on the again panel with 4 lenses and LED flashlight within the centre seems very fascinating. Nokia says that the again panel is scratch-resistant. The cellphone’s proper facet has the facility button and the quantity rockers and a devoted button sits on the left facet to invoke the Google Assistant. The Sort-C charging port is positioned on the backside together with a microphone and a bottom-firing speaker. The mono speaker unit produces loud and clear audio.
General, the Nokia 5.Three has a delicate design which seems a lot better than the Realme C-series and Xiaomi’s Redmi Be aware 9-series handsets. We’re testing the Charcoal shade variant which has a darkish gray texture. The smartphone can be out there in Cyan and Sand shade variants which look fairly hanging.
The Nokia 5.Three sports activities an enormous 6.55-inch LCD display with a teardrop notch. The LCD panel is available in 20:9 side ratio and gives real-estate for multimedia playback; nevertheless, the low-resolution is an enormous letdown, particularly when the Indian market as we speak gives a 1080p smartphone at Rs. 9,999. The 6.55-inch display dimension with 720p decision solely leads to underwhelming 267ppi which instantly impacts visuals. The colours appear barely muted and the LCD panel’s viewing angles are additionally not inspiring. This isn’t a display for binge-watching and to take pleasure in graphics-intensive video games.
The Nokia 5.Three flaunts a quad-camera system that includes a 13MP f/1.Eight main sensor aided by a 5MP ultra-wide-angle (118°) digital camera, 2MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth-sensor. The 13MP main sensor captures first rate photographs. The photographs should not oversaturated and present life like colours. I’m actually impressed by the cellphone’s depth-sensing capabilities. The Nokia 5.Three captures beautiful portraits with pure bokeh and pleasing colours. The digital camera app additionally gives a wide range of bokeh modes to experiment with pictures. We’ll discover the digital camera on the Nokia 5.Three intimately in our complete evaluation. For selfies, the Nokia 5.Three sports activities an 8MP f/2.zero digital camera.
Performance:Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
The Nokia 5.Three is powered by the tried and examined Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. It is a good entry-level chipset for finances smartphones however comes throughout as a barely outdated CPU within the second half of the yr 2020. We now have examined a number of SD665-powered gadgets within the final yr. The listing consists of the favored gadgets such because the Realme 5/5s, the Mi A3, Vivo U10 and the Redmi Be aware 8.
Primarily based on our testing, we predict first rate efficiency on the Nokia 5.Three because the SD665 has to provide energy to a inventory Android machine with Adreno 610 caring for graphics for a 720p show. Nokia offers you the choice to purchase the handset in two configurations- 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM.
My evaluation got here operating on Android 10 with Could safety patch but it surely immediately obtained a brand new replace as quickly as I arrange the machine. The brand new replace (35.46MB) solely brings the June safety patch by Google and no system upgrades or stability enhancements. The software program is completely inventory Android which suggests you aren’t getting to see any type of bloatware, pre-installed apps or annoying app suggestions that plague the finances and mid-range smartphones from the home of Xiaomi, Realme, Oppo and Vivo. If in case you have been a long-time inventory Android person, you’ll really feel proper at dwelling.
The software program appeared clean and lag-free. The Android 10 gestures work seamlessly and the inventory Android 10 gives some helpful options like Focus Mode, System-wide Darkish theme and Bedtime mode. Nokia has pre-installed only one app on the handset, i.e. My Telephone. It’s basically a customer-service assist app with person guides, private assistant chat choice, FAQs concerning the machine, Guarantee and insurance coverage data and that will help you discover the closest care centre for service queries. In addition to, you’ll solely discover Google’s inventory apps similar to Pictures, Google Maps, Duo, Assistant, Chrome, and so forth.
Nokia guarantees to supply 2-years Android upgrades and 3-years of month-to-month safety updates with the Nokia 5.3. The model mentions that the brand new handset is Android 11 and also will obtain the Android 12 replace sooner or later.
Battery And Connectivity
Nokia is promising a 2-day battery life on the Nokia 5.3. The smartphone is powered by a somewhat modest 4,000 mAh battery cell which has to assist a fairly normal 720p decision show. Mix it with the clear software program; the Nokia 5.Three would possibly final for at the very least one and a half day with average to heavy utilization. We’ll consider the battery efficiency in our detailed evaluation of the handset.
So far as connectivity is anxious, the Nokia 5.Three comes geared up with a triple-slot SIM card tray to allow you to use two lively 4G SIM playing cards and a microSD card to develop the cellphone’s built-in 64GB reminiscence to as much as 512GB. The smartphone helps NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and comes geared up with a Sort-C charging port and a 3.5mmaudio jack.
Can You Purchase The Nokia 5.3?
The Nokia 5.Three just isn’t within the race to supply the most effective specs in its respective price-segment. As a substitute, it focuses on delivering a clean and polished software program expertise. The spec-sheet is not fairly groundbreaking however what makes it stand out is its sturdy and premium-looking design and the clutter-free software program expertise. Regardless of its entry-level chipset and pretty common HD+ show, the Nokia 5.Three manages to carry some selection to the sub-15Okay value bracket which is basically dominated by the likes of Xiaomi, Realme and Samsung. We’ll consider the cellphone’s full potential in our complete evaluation.