HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the launch of Nokia 5.3 in Nepal. Featuring numerous Nokia smartphone firsts for exceptional value, the Nokia 5.3 features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform, a quad-camera setup, and the signature two-day battery life.
The Nokia 5.3 has a durable yet stunning Nordic-inspired design. It comes with Android 10 and gives users faster access to Google Assistant via the dedicated button.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global said, “The Nokia 5.3 is unique for us because it features a lot of firsts for a Nokia smartphone at this price-point. Our goal with the Nokia 5.3 was to give fans a robust device that allows them to both create and enjoy content differently. Bringing an AI-powered quad-camera, as well as being the first Nokia phone to use the Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform, the Nokia 5.3 is an exciting opportunity for us to bring an entertainment and creative powerhouse to more people across the world.”
Nokia 5.3 Specifications Overview
The Nokia 5.3 comes with a sleek glass front with a durable composite back that’s designed to honour its Nordic design heritage. The smartphone boasts a 6.55-inch HD+ display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and has a water-drop notch that houses an 8MP selfie shooter.
The Nokia 5.3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform – a first for a Nokia smartphone. The mid-range ARM-based SoC is paired with Adreno 610 GPU for rendering graphics.
Memory-wise, you can choose from three options – 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB. However, the onboard storage is just 64GB, which is expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card. In Nepal, only the 4GB/64GB variant is available for purchase as of now.
The Nokia 5.3 is the first Nokia 5 series smartphone to feature a quad-camera Oreo lens setup, which the company claims to deliver stunning photography experience. This device houses a total of 5 camera lenses.
The rear side Oreo lens setup comprises of a 13MP (wide) + 5MP (ultrawide) + 2MP (macro) + 2MP (depth) lenses. The numbers on the main camera may look small but this smartphone has all the necessary lenses. With the quad rear camera, you can shoot videos at 1080p@30fps.
The Nokia 5.3 keeps getting better with two years of Android upgrades and three years of monthly security updates. It will also come ready for Android 11 and beyond. Pure Android delivers a software experience with a streamlined interface and no bloatware.
Plus, the Google Assistant button gives you a little help wherever you go. Keep up with your fast-paced life with Google Assistant – ask questions, see your schedule, and even dim the lights.
The smartphone comes with a 4000mAh battery and AI-assisted Adaptive Battery feature that helps you stream shows and play games without worrying about charging.
Key Specifications of Nokia 5.3
- Body Dimensions: 164.3 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 180 grams
- Display: 6.55-inch HD+ display
- Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 SoC
- Operating System: Android 10
- RAM: 4/6 GB
- Storage: 64 GB (expandable up to 512 GB)
- Rear camera: 13 MP f/1.8 + 2 MP depth sensor + 5 MP ultra-wide + 2 MP Macro with LED Flash
- Front camera: 8 MP (f/2.0)
- Battery: 4000mAh
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, FM radio, and a 3.5mm audio jack
- Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor), Fingerprint sensor
- Colors: Cyan, Sand, Charcoal
- Price in Nepal: Rs. 23,499
Nokia 5.3 Price in Nepal and Availability
The price of Nokia 5.3 in Nepal is Rs. 23,499 and is now available in the market with the 4GB/64GB RAM/ROM configuration. The Nokia 5.3 is available in three beautiful finishes – Cyan, Sand, and Charcoal. There is no word yet if other variants will be made available in the coming days.
|Nokia Model||Price in Nepal|
|Nokia 5.3 (4GB/64GB)||Rs. 23,499|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is Nokia 5.3 full HD?
The Nokia 5.3 boasts a 6.5-inch HD+ display and has a resolution of 720p with a small teardrop notch up top. It’s surprising to see that a phone like the Nokia 5.3 does not feature a Full HD 1080p resolution display in 2022.
Is the Nokia 5.3 waterproof?
Like most budget phones, the Nokia 5.3 is not waterproof and lacks an IP rating or any type of splash protection, though we used it in the rain without a problem.
Is Nokia 5.3 a 5G phone?
No, the Nokia 5.3 does not support 5G network, but it comes with 4G, 3G and 2G network support.
How much does a Nokia 5.3 cost?
The price of Nokia 5.3 in Nepal is Rs. 23,499 for the 4GB/64GB variant and is available in three color options.
Will Nokia 5.3 Get Android 12?
Nokia has promised the smartphone will eventually get the latest Android 12. Official, stable version of Android 11 released for Nokia 5.3.