Nokia 5.3 Review: The New Budget-Smartphone Killer Is Here


Nokia’s much-awaited flagship smartphone Nokia 5.3 has now been listed on the official website which indicates that the launch is not that far. Earning its name in the international market and keeping the hopes high for us, the Indian market can expect the launch anytime soon.

Keeping the smartphone segment mid-range, the Nokia 5.3 comes with a 6.55-inch display and features a quad rear camera setup. The phone will be seen running on the latest Snapdragon 665 SoC and keeping fingers crossed for the price, the Nokia 5.3 is amongst the most anticipated ones this year.

Nokia 5.3 Review- specifications and pricing


Nokia 5.3 Specifications



The latest Nokia phone features a teardrop-shaped notch display design, similar to most budget phones in the market. While the back cameras are placed in a circular module, buyers will also get a fingerprint sensor at the rear panel and support for the ‘Fast Face Unlock’ feature.


The new Nokia smartphone comes with a 6.55-inch IPS LCD display with high HD+ resolution and packing an aspect ratio of 20:9. Despite the absence of information on its pixel strength, the Nokia 5.3 will be seen hosting a protective 2.5D curved tempered glass and designate a Nokia logo on the bottom chin.


The upcoming Nokia smartphone will be seen hosting a triple rear camera setup. This setup includes a 13-megapixel sensor and a 5-megapixel sensor. There are two more 2-megapixel sensors– one of them is a macro and the other one will be used for depth sensing.

Jumping on the front, we have an 8-megapixel sensor for capturing selfies and videos. As for the rear camera, the quad-camera will be seen providing a 4K quality video capture and for the front, the company claims the device to be hosting the support for 1080p video recording.



The new Nokia 5.3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. The phone comes in two options: 4GB/6GB RAM and offers a single storage variant of 64GB with a microSD card slot for additional storage expansion of up to 512GB. The phone runs on stock Android 10 OS as well.

As we have seen on other Nokia smartphones, the Nokia smartphone is also a part of Google’s Android One program. The company also promises the latest beta software updates for two years. The device will be running on a 4,000 mAh battery and support 10W charging via the USB Type-C port.

Other connectivity options on the Nokia 5.3 phone will cover 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also accepts two nano-SIM cards with the 4G LTE and VoLTE connection for both slots.

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Nokia 5.3 Price and Availability

The new Nokia 5.3 will be available in three color options, including Cyan, Sand, Charcoal. The price of Nokia 5.3 is priced at 189 Euros for the European market, which is around Rs 16,750. As of now, an official announcement for the launch date and the price for the Indian market is yet to come.

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