The Nokia 5.3 announced back in March of 2020 have just gotten an update. The new comer dubbed Nokia 5.4 is taking over the batten from the older 5.3 smartphone, but it is somewhat hard to tell if the new release is an upgraded release, or a downgrade. For starters, display and CPU wise isn’t looking much of an upgrade as compared to the OS and camera specs.

Nokia's latest 5.4 smartphone announced with Snapdragon 662 | DroidAfrica

The new offer from HMD Global comes in a 6.39-inch HD+ display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Like the predecessor, the Nokia 5.4 have a punch-hole, which houses a 16MP selfie camera. On the inside, the 5.4 relies of the entry-level Snapdragon 662 SoC from Qualcomm, integrated with Adreno 610 GPU, 4/6GB RAM and 64/128GB internal storage. OS is till Google Android 10 but with a promises Android 11 and 12 upgrade.

As for the optics, four snappers are used at the back, just like the 5.3, but the main driver is a 48-megapixel lens, instead of the 13-megapxiel sensor used on the 5.3. The camera has 60fps video recording, OZO spatial audio and wind noise cancellation for when recording videos. Same 4000mAh battery with 10W charger is imported from the older 5.3.

Nokia's latest 5.4 smartphone announced with Snapdragon 662 | DroidAfrica

Nokia 5.4 Key specs and features

  • Dimensions; weight: 160.97 × 75.99 × 8.7 mm; 180 grams
  • Display: 6.39-inch IPS LCD screen with 720 x 1560px HD+ with 19.5:9 ratio
  • CPU: 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 662 with Adreno 610 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 64/128GB with 4/6GB RAM; expandable up to 512GB via microSD
  • OS: Android 10; upgradable to Android 11 and 12
  • Camera: Quad-Cameras: 48MP f/1.8 main camera; 5MP ultrawwide; 2MP depth and 2MP 4CM macro lens
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Video recording: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30
  • Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM, GSM / HSPA / 4G VoLTE Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (rear), USB Type-C,
  • 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual microphones, OZO audio, Qualcomm aptX Adaptive
  • Battery: 4000mAh with 10W fast charging

Nokia 5.4 price and availability

The Nokia 5.4 comes in Polar Night and Dusk color, and priced starting from 189 Euros or 229 USD for the base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.


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