Nokia 5.1 is powered by Android Oreo and Android One.This means you will get up to date security patches for three years and timely software updates for two years.It runs on a The 2.0 GHz Octa-Core processor that is bloatware free and offers a clean and uncluttered UI. The apps run fairly stable without any hiccups.
It bears a tall display and has a 5.86-inch screen that is 1520 x 720 pixels with a19:9 aspect ratio.This makes it ideal for browsing,playing games and watching content.
The MicroSD and SIM card slots sit on the left side while the volume keys and power button are located on the right side.
Above the screen is a 8MP front camera,proximity sensor, earpiece and a 3.5mm audio jack.At the bottom lies a speaker that is surprisingly loud,a microphone jack and a USB Type-C port.
It has a 3GB RAM and 32GB storage expandable up to 400GB using a MicroSD.It packs a 3,060mAh internal battery that lasts for a day.
At the back, it has a dual camera with an LED flash setup aligned horizontally. Its camera takes cool and crisp pictures with the right lighting.
A circular-shaped fingerprint sensor sits below the rear cameras. Some of its connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS NFC, FM radio and Bluetooth.
Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
It is a slim light weight phone with smooth edges that lies comfortably on ones hand however the glass back panel is prone to smudges and fingerprint grease.
The smartphone promises stable zero-bloatware software experience.The phone manages to handle day-to-day tasks with ease.It goes for Ksh 16,999 on Jumia.
Should you get it?Absolutely