Nokia 5 (2018)

Nokia 5 (2018)

Nokia 5 (2018)

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Nokia 5.1 SIM Free / UK

A timeless classic refined.

The Nokia 5 is better than ever and is now 40% more powerful. Giving it a significant boost in performance over the previous generation. It has a larger 5.5 full HD+ display with an 18:9 ratio, for better visuals. While the camera is now rated as being 16MP and benefits from PDAF.

A durable aluminium unibody design has been introduced. Improving the look and feel of the phone, while also making it hard-wearing.

Yet, you still get a pure version of Android, in the form of Android One. Offering Google’s streamlined software experience, along with regular security updates and OS upgrades for 2 years.

Reasons to buy Nokia 5.1

  • Pure Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 5.5" screen with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 2.0 GHz octa-core MT6755S processor
  • 16 GB storage / 2GB RAM / micro SD support
  • 16 MP main camera
  • 8 MP selfie camera with autofocus
  • Sealed 2,970 mAh battery
  • 151.1 x 70.73 x 8.27 mm
  • Wi-Fi / GPS / LTE

Box Contents

  • Nokia 5.1
  • 5V/2A charger
  • Micro USB cable
  • Quick guide
  • SIM door key


Nokia has continued to evolve their range of affordable smartphones. Each year, they give us a better phone at a great price. And this year is not the exception, as the Nokia 5.1 is 40% faster than the previous generation.

The camera has been improved, along with the display and it now features a full aluminium unibody design. With excellent craftsmanship, including rounded corners to make it easier to hold and use throughout the day.

Display & Design

A 5.5-inch high definition (HD+) IPS display provides a full range of colours with an excellent contrast ratio. While the 18:9 aspect ratio ensures you have ample space available, for reading messages, browsing the web and playing games. Ensuring you can take full advantage of the 10810 x 2160 resolution.

The Nokia benefits from premium craftsmanship in its design. It has been sculpted from a single block of 6000 series aluminium and has beautifully rounded corners. Along with a narrow profile, improving your experience and making the phone easier to hold.

The seamless look of the Nokia 5.1 has been precision milled and uses scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. Ensuring this phone draws your attention and the LCD panel has extra protection.


The 16 MP module on the Nokia 5.1 is not able to compete with high-end flag models, but it still provides you with stunning photos you can enjoy for years. It has phase detection auto-focus technology, allowing you to quickly focus on your image. Along with a dual-tone LED flash to bring out the best of your subject.

On the front, you have an impressive 8 MP selfie camera with an 84.6 degrees field of view. Ensuring the whole group can be in the same frame.

Android 8.0 Oreo

Nokia is ensuring that the latest Android is available for the Nokia 3.1. Shipping with version 8.0, the system will be stock without any additional software or apps outside of Google's recommended suite.

Nokia has also stated they will provide regular updates which will keep you safe and secure.

Stock Android 8.0 has a few new features, the full list can be found HERE.


Google has fully redesigned the emoji set with Android 8.0.

With the already staggering amount of Emoji available in Android 7.0, being increase with an extra 60 Emoji, giving you even more ways to express yourself.


Running two apps side by side is now built directly into Android. You can see two apps at once, making it possible to view a YouTube video while also checking your emails or a new site.

Notifications and instant apps

With notification dots, you can now quickly see what’s new. Then easily clear them by swiping away, for extra convenience.

To improve access to your apps, it is possible to teleport directly into them right from your browser. There is even no need for installation.


When you are using apps, you want peace-of-mind that they are safe and secure. Google Play Protect keeps you from misbehaving apps by scanning over 50 billion apps per day. So, you know when you download a new app it has been checked by Google.


With Android 8.0 it is now up to two times faster to boot and access your phone, meaning you can get on with the day and perform all the tasks you need.

Background Limits.

The background activity of the apps you least use is now minimised. Reducing the number of resources devoted to them including data usage. For a more efficient phone.

Updated Security

New Android features include seamless updates. System updates will download in the background in a separate partition and are checked prior to installation. Background download lets you choose when to make the final installation, rather than being interrupted.

Stock Origin & Compatibility

All our phones are SIM Free & Factory Unlocked, compatible with UK, EU & most global SIM cards, with support for global GSM & 3G networks. For 4G/LTE & 5G support outside of Europe, please check the specifications.

Clove Technology primarily obtains stock from a manufacturer's official UK supply chains. These products will be displayed as a 'UK Model'.

Occasionally Clove source products from the European mainland. These will be marked as an 'EU Model', supplied factory sealed with a 2pin EU mains charger or 'EU Convert', opened to swap to a UK charger and resealed.

EU sourced phones will have a full warranty and are compatible with all UK networks. We do not source any products from Hong Kong or other Asian markets.

Operating System
8.0 (Oreo)
Custom Skin
Android One
MediaTek Helio P18
Octa Core (4x 2.0 GHz & 4x 1.2 GHz)
Mali-T860 MP2
Expansion Slot
Micro SD
Capacity (Up to)
256 GB
Internal Storage
16 GB
2 GB
1080 x 2160 (~439 ppi)
18:9 ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass
Rear Camera
16 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
Flash & Focus
Dual LED dual-tone flash
HDR, panorama
Front Camera
8 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
Flash & Focus
2,970 mAh
Non-removable Li-ion
2G/GSM Bands
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G/HSPA Bands
850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
4G/LTE Bands
1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
5G Bands
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 / 5 GHz)
4.2, A2DP, LE
FM Radio
Power Port
micro USB
Data Port
micro USB
Audio Port
3.5mm audio jack
Video Out
Yes, wireless via Miracast, Google Home
Physical Keyboard
Power, Volume
Fingerprint Sensor
Other Controls
Location Technologies
Built-In Maps
Google Maps
Digital Compass
Light Sensor
151.1 x 70.7 x 8.2 mm (5.95 x 2.78 x 0.32 in)
Google Play, Google Apps