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Nokia 5.3

Nokia 5.3
$219
Brand: Nokia
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.55 inch 720 x 1600 HD+ screen
  • Camera 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main/ 8 MP front
  • Storage 64 GB
  • RAM 3/4/6 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Snapdragon 665
  • OS Android 10; Android One

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

8.8
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Nokia 5.3 Highlights and Overview

The Nokia 5.3 is the direct successor of the Nokia 5.1 of 2019. Just for comparison sake, the new comer packs arrays of upgrades over the older variant, starting from a larger display to better camera setups, and even a shift from a Mediatek CPU to a fire breathing Snapdragon processor. From the display, the Nokia 5.3 comes in a 6.55-inch screen, with a 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. The screen technology is an IPS panel, and there is a waterdrop notch overhead.

Specification wise, you are getting an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz. The CPU is integrated with an Adreno 610 GPU. There is only a 64GB internal storage variant, but users can chose between either 3/4/6 GB of RAM.

On the camera department, the device comes with four camera modules at the back, arranged in a ring form. These includes a 13-megapixel main sensor, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and another 2-megapixel macro lens, while a single 8-megapixel selfies sensor, seat in the notch upfront, capable of AI portrait, face Beautification and FaceID.

There’s a rear-placed fingerprint scanner and support for either single or dual Nano-SIMs with 4G LTE network on both SIMs. The 5.3 is powered by a 4000mAh battery with 10W normal charging via USB Type-C., and runs on the Android 10 out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the Nokia 5.3 are detailed in the spec table below

Nokia 5.3 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700), 38(2600), 66(1700/2100)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 164.3 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm
Weight 185 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3)
+ Plastic back
+ Plastic frame
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.55 inches, 103.6 cm2 (~82.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10.0, Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 3/4/6 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/1.7 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
HDR
+ 5 MP, f/2.3, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm, AF
+ 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm
+ 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features F/2.0 aperture
FaceID
Face beautification
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the basement
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 32 hours
Stand-by Up to 540 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Nokia 5.3 User Reviews and Opinions

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