HMD Global announces Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphones in India – Available in September

Two new Nokia smartphones have been launched in India today by MHD Global. The Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus are supposed to be value for money smartphones with a notch display. These phones will be exclusively sold on Flipkart and Nokia’s very own webshop. The Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus will be sold in India at specified dates by the company.

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is a smartphone priced at Rs. 15,999 and it will start selling on 30th August on Flipkart. You can also pre-book it on Nokia’s website for the same price. The Nokia 5.1 Plus will be announced at a later date in September and Nokia has also not given any update about the price of the 5.1 Plus.

Apart from the online retailers, Nokia has also planned to sell these smartphones offline to cover a larger market in India. These phones were launched in China a while back with the aliases Nokia X5 and Nokia X6. Both Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus have an impressive list of specifications.

Nokia 6.1 Plus specifications

  • 5.8-inch full HD+ display with a notch; 2.5D curved glass with Gorilla Glass 3; 19:9 aspect ratio; 81.4% screen-to-body ratio
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 636
  • Adreno 509 GPU
  • 4GB RAM/64GB storage; Expandable up to 400GB using microSD
  • Dual camera setup: 16MP (f/2.0)+ 5MP (f/2.4); 16MP front-facing camera – f/2.0
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Upgradable to Android 9 Pie)
  • 3060mAh battery with fast charging
  • Fingerprint sensor

Nokia 5.1 Plus specifications

  • 5.86-inch HD+ display with notch; 19:9 aspect ratio; 79.6% screen-to-body ratio
  • 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio P60
  • 3GB RAM/32GB storage; Expandable up to 400GB by microSD card
  • Dual camera setup: 13MP (f/2.0) + 5MP; 8MP selfie camera with f/2.2
  • Android 8.1 Oreo – Android One (upgradable to Android 9 Pie)
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • USB Type-C, Bluetooth 4.2, Ambient light, proximity, and accelerometer
  • 3060mah Battery


The Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus will be available in Gloss Black, Gloss White, and Gloss Midnight Blue colours and the company has partnered with Airtel to give the customers some benefits. Airtel users with either of these phones will be eligible for an instant cashback of Rs. 1800 along with 240GB extra data over 12 months with plans for Rs. 199, Rs. 249 and Rs. 448.

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