Comparison of Nokia X5 (5.1 Plus) vs Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus)
HMD Global finally has reveal Nokia X5 smartphone in China. The mobile phone turned out exactly as it was suggested in the leaks. The Nokia X5 is mid-range category phone and Nokia X5 smartphone is the second Nokia phone in the X-series to hold the notch design. Till now, the Nokia X5 has been announced only for China, but we can expect with the company to soon bring it out for the global markets. Now, after the launching of Nokia X5, we need to compare it with the Nokia X6, which had been launched a few weeks ago in China. Let’s us look at the similarity and differences between these two smartphones.
Nokia X5 (5.1 Plus) vs Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus): Price in India
Both Nokia X5 and Nokia X6 are to enter the global markets. In China, three variants of Nokia X6 was launched. The standard variant with 4GB RAM/32GB storage rates CNY 1,299 that is approx. Rs.13,800, whereas the 4GB RAM/64GB storage rates CNY 1,499 which is approx. Rs.16,000 while the other 6GB RAM/64GB storage is priced at CNY 1,699 which is approx. Rs.18,100. The Nokia X5, has launched in two variants also that are 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage, which is priced CNY 999 that is approx. Rs.9,999 and CNY 1,399 which is approx. Rs.13,999 respectively.
Nokia X5 (5.1 Plus) vs Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus): Design, Display
Regarding the design and display, both phones feature the iPhone X-like the notched displays.
The Nokia X6 comes with 5.8-inch full-HD+ display at 1080×2280 pixels resolution and aspect ratio the 19:9.
The Nokia X5 features 5.86-inch display with HD+ 720×1520 pixels resolution and the aspect ratio is 19:9. The only difference lies in both the phones are in their resolution, wherein the Nokia X6 has a better one.
Nokia X5 (5.1 Plus) vs Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus): Performance, Hardware
The Nokia X6 is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 636 SoC banged with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. It supports connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C port, GPS/ A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Nokia X5, is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC and paired with 3GB RAM/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and supports the connectivity options such as Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, and FM radio. The storage can also be expanded on the Nokia X5 up to 256GB with microSD card.
Nokia X5 (5.1 Plus) vs Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus): Camera Features
Regarding the optics, the Nokia X6 comes with a 16MP+5MP rear dual camera setup with a LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixels for primary sensor. The phone features 16MP selfie snapper on its front geared with a HDR support and AI-assisted features such as the portrait lighting effects, optimised colour contrast, and more for enhanced the image output.
The Nokia X5, sports a 13MP+5MP dual camera setup at rear with f/2.0 aperture and a LED flash. There is an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and angle of view of 80.4 degree. The rear camera is equipped with the portrait mode, HDR mode, and other features.
Clearly, the Nokia X6 has a better camera configuration.
Nokia X5 (5.1 Plus) vs Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus): Battery Life, OS Updates
The Nokia X6 has a 3060mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support, which is flaunted by the company to charge the device up to 50% in 30 minutes. The Nokia X5 has a 3060mAh battery. Both of the phones are upgradable to Android P.
Nokia X5 (5.1 Plus) vs Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus): Verdict
The big price difference is not so high between the Nokia X5 and Nokia X6, at least in China. If both the devices follow the similar pricing for India, then the Nokia X6 is a better deal over the Nokia X5, because of its processor, camera, battery, and other specifications that stands higher than the configurations on the X5.