Nokia's X5 will go on sale tomorrow from ¥999 in China

HMD Global is finally launching its much leaked Nokia X5 in China. This is its newest effort at bringing high-end niceties to affordable prices.

The Nokia X5 shares the same design language as the Nokia X6 which launched earlier this year. It is a metal and glass sandwich, with both the front and back adorned by Gorilla Glass. It features a full screen 19:9 aspect ratio with a notch. The notch houses the device's 8MP selfie camera which HMD Global notes can capture "cute" pictures with face masks akin to Snapchat and Instagram.

The Nokia X5 features a notch at the front and dual cameras at the back

At the back of the device, users will find a 13MP and 5MP dual camera set up and a fingerprint sensor which can be used for either authentication or mobile payments. Inside, the device is powered by a decidedly mid range Helio P60 processor with either 3GB/32GB or a 4GB/64GB configuration.

HMD Global is shipping this device with stock Android 8.1 Oreo, but users will have access to timely monthly security updates. The firm also explicitly promises Android P support when Google releases its next big Android update.

The Nokia X5 will be available from tomorrow in China for ¥999 ($149) or ¥1,399 ($208) for the 3GB and 4GB variants respectively.

Source: Nokia

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