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Nokia 5.1 Plus / Nokia X5 (2018)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Nokia 5.1 Plus / Nokia X5 (2018). The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and price. The design and performance also get good views, but there are some critical comments about the durability. The camera and usability get mixed comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 5.1 Plus / Nokia X5 (2018) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Florian Schaar (

Nokia 5.1 Plus (Nokia 5X) Smartphone Review


Fratricide? The Nokia 5.1 Plus not only performs better than the Nokia 5.1 but also better than the Nokia 6.1, despite what Nokia's number system may have led you to believe. In-house competition or just confusing numbers?

stock Android experience ; prompt security updates ; excellent battery life at idle ; moderate power consumption ; low surface temperatures ; aptX certified ; support for numerous LTE bands ; no bloatware ; good anti-glare display ; decent cameras ;...

included headphones could be comfier ; poor battery life under load ; does not get the most from its SoC ; microSD cards cannot be formatted as internal storage ; poor low-light camera performance

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is a balanced smartphone. There is nothing particularly wrong with the device, although it does not get the most out of its SoC. Most people would not notice this without having a device like the Umidigi Z2 Pro against which to...

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Brad Linder (

HMD introduces Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus phones for the international market


After launching the Nokia X5 and X6 in China earlier this year, HMD Global has revealed that they'll be available in the rest of the world under different names.

Both phones are Android One devices, which means they’ll run near-stock Android software. They’re both expected to ship with Android 8 Oreo, but an Android 9 Pie update is expected in the coming months.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Emma Manship (

Nokia 5.1 Plus Review


We take a look at the Nokia 5.1 Plus, with a 5.8 inch HD+ display and 13 megapixel camera with depth sensor.

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is capable of capturing vibrant images in HDR mode and isn't bad at taking selfies in natural light. However, for dedicated photographers, the device has a quite limited manual mode, with no ability to manually set the ISO or shutter...

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Meghna Dutta (

Nokia 5.1 Plus review: Premium design, good cameras at Rs 10,999


Nokia 5.1 Plus review: Nokia 5.1 Plus makes a good value for proposition at a budget price point, courtesy of the glass design, a tall display in compact form factor and decent imaging sensors

Oct, 2018

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Great phone!


Got this phone just a few days ago, it is everything you need . I am so glad I bought it much better than anything I I have used before. It's just as good as any iPhone or galaxy phone . Using internet is a breeze anywhere . Nokia have got back to...

Aug, 2019

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Great phone


Much, much better than the old Nokia 5 and earlier edition of the 5.1. Very happy with the new one.

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (

Awesome phone


Great value for price! My son and my husband love this phone, And is so silky in hand, everything about this phone is perfect for the price (value for money)

Aug, 2019

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Phone broke within a few weeks


Phone kept coming up with a warning saying it was getting too hot and then stopped working 2 weeks after. Customer service unhelpful. Do not recommend!

Jul, 2019

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Great features


I am really happy with this phone it is easy to set up and use for the price it is as good as more expensive phones

Jul, 2019

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Great phone


Great phone was worried about reception as my partner bought a moterola plus in April and has had a lot of bother with reception in town areas it is good but in countryside not good so he has purchased this same phone now as reception is great anywhere...

Jul, 2019

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