Published: Tue, July 10, 2018
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Nokia schedules an event on July 11, is it launching Nokia X5?

Nokia schedules an event on July 11, is it launching Nokia X5?

Nokia X5 will be launched globally as Nokia 5.1 Plus later just like Nokia X6 that will be launched globally as Nokia 6.1 Plus.

It looks like another notched display device will be added to the Nokia lineup, only a couple months after the release of the company's first notched handset, the Nokia X6.

The Nokia X5, rumored to carry the name Nokia 5.1 Plus on the global scene, will have Helio P60. Notably, the phone has recently been spotted on TENAA as well as the leaked promo poster. The IPS display has a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio, along with a protective layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

When it comes to software, Nokia X5 will be based on Android Oreo, and run stock Android.

Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor, which also powers the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, among others.

Like with many modern smartphones, it will ship with a notch for maximum screen capacity, it will also have a dual lens camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The dual-camera setup at the back is expected to feature a combination of 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. They are expected to have a 13MP+5MP configuration.

Nokia X6 arrived back in the middle of May, and now its time for the next phone from the portfolio of the Finnish brand.

Connectivity wise, the phone supports a Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and USB Type-C. There are likely to be multiple variants featuring 3GB/4GB RAM, and 32GB/64GB storage. Further, we know from earlier reports that the phone will be offered in 3GB, 4GB and possibly 6GB RAM variants with 32GB and 64GB storage. The company has confirmed a launch for July 11 via Weibo, which is expected to be of this phone.

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