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Nokia 5.1 Plus, stylish design and powerful performance in one amazing smartphone, now in the Philippines

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the availability of the Nokia 5.1 Plus in the Philippines. With its impressive processing power, the Nokia 5.1 Plus delivers great gaming performance and AI imaging in an accessible, stylish package. Combining contemporary design and quality build, the Nokia 5.1 Plus is sure to offer a unique and accessible experience to all Filipino Nokia mobile fans.

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Nokia 5.1 Plus, stylish design and powerful performance in one amazing smartphone

Starting October 29, the Nokia 5.1 Plus may be availed at authorized online Nokia mobile resellers MemoXpress and Argomall for ₱12,990. Every purchase comes with a free gamepad. This early holiday treat allows users to enjoy an immersive gaming experience even before the holiday season starts.

To further its positioning as a powerful smartphone for an optimized casual gaming experience, the Nokia 5.1 Plus is also the official mobile device partner of Synergy 88, the producer of the all-Pinoy mobile game—Barangay 143. This partnership also includes on-ground activations in malls and schools as well as participation in the recently concluded Electronic Sport and Gaming Summit (ESGS).

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Shannon Mead, HMD Global Country Manager, introducing the Nokia 5.1 Plus during a press conference in Bacolod City

“Our vision was to deliver reliable performance, AI imaging and contemporary design in an accessible device. With the Nokia 5.1 Plus, we aim to bring exciting gaming and entertainment experiences closer to a wider group of Filipino fans,” said Shannon Mead, HMD Global Country Manager. “Through this, more people can play mobile games, binge-watch their favorite series and capture great content. The Nokia 5.1 Plus is for our tech-savvy fans who love finding the best price-performance combination.”

Flagship performance made accessible

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is one of the most-affordable smartphones powered by the most-advanced MediaTek chipset to date, the MediaTek Helio P60. The engine has been designed to deliver precise power to handle gaming, video or multitasking applications with ease. The advanced AI built into Nokia 5.1 Plus’s chipset enables deep-learning face recognition and real-time photo enhancement. Equipped with all the essential sensors, you can experience the latest games and apps to the fullest.

The phone’s advanced imaging allows users to capture studio style shots with depth-sensing imaging and selectable ‘bokeh’ blur and portrait lighting. The dual 13MP/5MP rear cameras with electronic video stabilization help ensure steady filming, sharp videos and perfectly captured special moments with friends. Phase Detection Auto Focus helps in taking clear and focused photos.

On-trend design

The stunning 5.8-inch edge-to-edge notched display gives fans maximum content with a minimal footprint. The Nokia 5.1 Plus features a pure design with 2.5D curved front and rear glass, complemented by curved edges and a high-gloss finish.

At about 8mm thin, the ergonomic design with continuous curvature makes for the ultimate premium feel in the hand. The Nokia 5.1 Plus has a sturdy metal structure, quality-tested in extreme temperatures and drop-tested to ensure that it meets the exacting quality standards of a Nokia phone.

Pure, secure and up-to-date, reinforced with Android One commitment

The Nokia 5.1 Plus joins the Android One family of Nokia smartphones, offering an experience designed by Google that is smart, secure and simply amazing. The Nokia 5.1 Plus stays up-to-date over time with three years of monthly security patches and two years of guaranteed OS updates after launch. As with all Nokia smartphones in the Android One programme, users get more battery and storage space out of the box brought by a carefully curated set of preloaded apps. Stay ahead of the game with the latest Google services such as Google Assistant and Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storage.

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By shipping with Android Oreo™ out of the box, Nokia fans can enjoy the latest features. This includes Google Lens, picture-in-picture for multitasking, Google Play Instant to discover and run apps with minimal friction, and battery-saving features such as limiting background app use. It is also ready for Android Pie.

Network GSM Quad band
WCDMA 1, 2, 5, 8
LTE 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40
Network speed LTE Cat. 4
OS Android Oreo (Android 9 P-ready)
Chipset MediaTek Helio P60 MT6771 Octa-Core up to 1.8GHz
Storage 32GB internal user memory with MicroSD card slot support up to 400GB
Form factor Touch monoblock with on-screen keys
Display 5.8″ HD+, 2.5D Cover Glass
Camera Rear: 13 MP PDAF f/2 + 5 MP depth sensor, LED flash
Front: 8 MP FF f/2.2 80.4 FoV
Connectivity & Sensors USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, Gyroscope, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprint
Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, BT 4.2, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS, FM radio
Battery Integrated 3060 mAh battery, 5V/2A charging
Audio Single speaker, AMP+, 2 mics
Dimension 149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096 mm
Color Gloss Midnight Blue, Gloss Black, Gloss White


The Nokia 5.1 Plus comes in three colors: Gloss Black, Gloss White, and Gloss Midnight Blue. It is available online starting today, October 29, at Nokia mobile’s authorized online resellers, MemoXpress and Argomall. It will also be available for purchase in stores starting November 12 for ₱12,990.