Nokia 5.3 Specs, Price, and Best Deals

Nokia 5.3
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The Nokia 5.3 is part of the smartphone released by HMD recently. They announced the smartphone with a large screen display size which is a big win to gamers and entertainment lovers.

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Far from the big screen, the new phone comes with so many upgrades compared to its predecessor Nokia 5. You will get to know more as we explore the new Nokia phone.

Nokia 5.3 Key Specs & Features

  • 6.55 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~268 ppi)
  • Android 10.0, Android One
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 SOC
  • 3GB, 4GB, 6GB RAM
  • 64GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
  • 8 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Normal charging 10W
  • Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery

Nokia 5.3

Design and Display

Going by the design, the company didn’t disappoint. The Nokia 5.3 looks good at all angles. It features the same cookie camera setup on that Nokia 8.3 5G but in a different way.

On the body, it packs an elegant 2.5D glass front and a scratch-resistant composite back cover for durability. It brings to light 3 striking Nordic-inspired colors – Cyan, Sand and Charcoal. On the side, you will be greeted with a dedicated Google Assistant Button.

You can easily activate it since it’s at your fingertip and it easily adapts with every use. This implies that the more you use it the more it adapts.

Shifting to the front, the Nokia has a waterdrop notch with a display screen size of 6.55-inch. Unfortunately, it has a 720p screen instead of 1080p panel. Well, users will still enjoy gaming and watching movies with the big screen.


On the back, there are four camera set-ups that consist of 13MP f/1.8 primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, a 5MP ultrawide angle camera and lastly is 2 MP macro camera.

These cameras promise to take perfect night shots and portrait pics making use of powerful AI imaging. The front camera is 8 MP sensor which is for selfies and video calling.

Hardware and Software

The Nokia 5.3 is powered by Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 SOC based on 11 nm process technology. It also has an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz and Adreno 610 GPU for graphics.

It comes with 64GB inbuilt storage coupled with 3GB RAM and another model with a 4GB RAM, while the bigger one comes with 6GB RAM. They all have the same 64GB storage and it’s expandable via micro SD card.

The handset runs on the Android 10 operating system out of the box based on Android One. The good news is that users will be able to get Android 11 and Android 12 update on their phones with some security update for 3 years.

Battery and Network

Fueling the Nokia 5.3 is a 4000 mAh non-removable battery that comes with 10W charging. HMD equipped the phone with 4G LTE Network and other regulars features such as Bluetooth 4.2, audio jack, FM radio, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Nokia 5.3 Price and Availability

Nokia 5.3 price starts at around $185. The smartphone costs around 63,500 Naira in Nigeria, 1,190 Ghs in Ghana, 2,700 EGP in Egypt, and 18,900 Ksh in Kenya.

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Nokia 5.3 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Nokia 5.3:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10.0, Android One
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Memory: 3GB, 4GB, 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Cyan, Sand, Charcoal
  • Dimension: 164.3 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 185 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM or Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.55 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~268 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 5 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth), [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide)


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – Global
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) – Global
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infra Blaster:
  • USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock:
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Normal charging 10W
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Nokia 5.3 Specs, Price, and Best Deals was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: March 4th, 2021
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