Nokia 5.1 Plus launched in the Kenya market, selling from Ksh 24,000


 HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the availability of Nokia 5.1 Plus in the Kenya market from selected retailers, selling from Ksh 24,000.

The Nokia 5.1 Plus delivers a great gaming performance and AI imaging features in an accessible, stylish package. Combined with its contemporary design and quality build, the Nokia 5.1 Plus’s advanced imaging allows you to capture studio style shots with depth-sensing imaging and selectable ‘bokeh’ blur, as well as portrait lighting.

The phone has a dual 13MP/5MP rear sensor with electronic video stabilisation helps ensure you film steady, sharp videos and perfectly capture your special moments with friends. Phase Detection Auto Focus can help your photos are clear and focused.

“With the Nokia 5.1 Plus we wanted to bring exciting gaming and entertainment experiences closer to a wider group of fans. Our vision was to deliver performance, AI imaging and a contemporary design in an accessible device, so that more people can play mobile games, binge-watch their favourite series and capture great content. The Nokia 5.1 Plus is for our tech-savvy fans who love finding the best price-performance combination.” Said Gopher Ogembo, Business Manager, East Africa, HMD Global.

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is powered by the most advanced MediaTek chipset to date, the MediaTek Helio P60 designed to deliver precise power to handle gaming, video or multi-tasking applications with ease. The advanced AI built into Nokia 5.1 Plus’s chipset enables deep-learning face recognition and real-time photo enhancement. Equipped with all the essential sensors, you can experience the latest games and apps to their fullest. In addition, face recognition complements the inbuilt fingerprint security for fast unlocking and authentication.

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It has an edge-to-edge notched (5.8”) display gives fans maximum content with a minimal footprint. Nokia 5.1 Plus features a pure design with 2.5D curved front and rear glass, complemented by curved edges and a high-gloss finish. At around 8mm thin, the ergonomic design with continuous curvature makes for the ultimate feel in the hand. Nokia 5.1 Plus has a sturdy metal structure, quality tested in extreme temperatures and drop tested to ensure that it meets the exacting quality standards of a Nokia phone.

The Nokia 5.1 Plus joins the Android One family of Nokia smartphones with three years of monthly security patches and two years of guaranteed OS updates after launch. The Android One programme helps save the phone’s battery life and storage space. And you will stay ahead of the game with the latest Google services like the Google Assistant and Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storage.

It is also ready for Android Pie and comes in three colours Gloss Black and Gloss Midnight Blue , and is available in Kenya from November and will retail at an estimated price of Ksh 24,000.

 Key Specs

Display: HD+ 5.8’’ edge-to-edge display with 19:9 ratio

Camera: 13 MP main camera with 5 MP depth sensor

              8 MP front camera

OS: Android Oreo

Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Helio chipset


Internal Storage : 32 GB with MicroSD card slot with support up to 400 GB.

Colors Gloss Black, Gloss White, Midnight Gloss Blue

Size 149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096 mm

CPU MediaTek Helio P60 (4 x A73 1.8GHz + 4 x A53 1.8GHz)

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Material 2.5D Glass

Battery 3060 mAh battery