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Nokia 5.1 now available

HMD have been very busy producing a wide range of devices since taking over the Nokia brand, and the Nokia 5.1 is the latest the company have to offer.

Costing £189.99 Sim Free, the Nokia 5.1 is a great device for the money and brings with it a decent set of specs and software.

With a 5.5 inch FullHD display, 16 megapixel main camera being the stand out specs, the Nokia 5.1 also runs Android One software.

This version of Android is as close to pure Pixel like experience you can get without the extra cost, and with this comes speedy updates including Android Pie shortly

Starting today you can order online and the Nokia 5.1 will be in stores from 12th September.

The refined timeless classic Nokia 5.1 arrives in the UK

Effortlessly stylish, understated and compact, Nokia 5.1 is now available through Carphone Warehouse, Argos, Amazon and more.

LONDON, UK, 5th September 2018 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced that the new Nokia 5.1 will be available to buy from Carphone Warehouse, Argos, Amazon, John Lewis Partnership, and selected e-tailers for £189.99 from the 5th September 2018 online and 12th September 2018 in stores.

The signature aluminium unibody design has been refined to achieve ultimate quality, with enviable looks, while still retaining the rigidity and reliability you expect from a Nokia smartphone. With its higher-resolution display, 40% faster processor and improved cameras, Nokia 5.1 gives fans an even smoother and more premium experience than its predecessor.

Sarah Edge, General Manager, UK and Ireland, HMD Global, said:

“For many people in the UK their smartphone is the first thing they look at in the morning and the last thing they put down in the evening. No matter how much you want to spend on your smartphone, we believe that you deserve to have a reliable device that looks amazing and performs smoothly. We received great feedback from our fans in the UK about the Nokia 5 so we’re confident the new and improved edition will be a big hit.”

Premium craftsmanship

Continuing with the classic design of the previous generation, the Nokia 5.1 is understated, compact and effortlessly stylish. It gets its structural integrity from a single block of 6000 series aluminium, refined through a rigorous 33 stage process of machining, anodising and polishing to give an exquisite satin finish and feel in the hand. It comes in the distinctive classic colour options you expect from a Nokia phone, all in a satin finish: Tempered Blue and Black.

The new Nokia 5.1 packs a bigger display into a narrower body and precise attention to the finest details like harmonising the rounded edges on the screen bezel with the corners of the phone to offer a compact, pocketable experience. Nokia 5.1 comes with a higher resolution 5.5-inch Full HD+ display in 18:9 aspect ratio, making watching your favourite content – be it browsing the web, watching your favourite shows, sharing funny memes or gaming – a delightful experience.

Even better performance

Powered by a 2.0 GHz MediaTek Helio P18 octa-core processor, Nokia 5.1 delivers a smoother all-round performance that is 40% faster and more powerful than the previous generation so you can create, edit and multitask effortlessly.

You can capture more detail of what matters in your life with its upgraded 16MP rear camera with phase detection auto-focus and wide-angle front camera. Nokia 5.1’s fingerprint sensor has been relocated to the back of the phone so you can unlock it with your index finger or leave your wallet at home as you pay securely and easily with NFC through Google Pay.

Pure, secure and up-to-date Android One

Nokia 5.1 joins the Android One family of Nokia smartphones delivering an experience designed by Google that is smart, secure and simply amazing. Offering more storage and battery life out of the box, as well as the latest AI-powered innovations from Google to help you stay ahead of the game every day, the Nokia 5.1 comes with the Android one commitment. This means it will receive three years of monthly security patches and two years of OS updates, as guaranteed in the Android One programme. This puts the new Nokia 5.1 among the most secure phones out there, always up to date with the latest Google services like the Google Assistant and Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storage.

By shipping with Android Oreo™ out of the box, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest features, including Google Assistant, Google Lens, Picture-in-Picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to discover and run apps with minimal friction, 60 fantastic new emojis and battery-maximising features like limiting background app use. The Nokia 5.1 comes ready for Android Pie

Coming in two colours: Tempered Blue and Black; with 2GB/16GB storage/RAM, the Nokia 5.1 is available online on the 5th September 2018 from £189.99.

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