Nokia 5.3 India launch expected soon as company sends out invites

Nokia 5.3 has been listed on the official Nokia India website since March, so its launch is due

Highlights
  • HMD Global is planning to launch new products in India later this month
  • The Nokia 5.3 is expected to launch in India
  • The handset comes with a 6.5-inch display, a glass back and stock Android 10

Nokia 5.3 India launch could be right around the corner as HMD Global is sending out invites for a media briefing on August 25th. This suggests the official launch could be a few days after the briefing. While the invite didn’t explicitly mention the Nokia 5.3, the handset has been listed on the Nokia India website since March and was recently reported to launch in India this month. The Nokia 5.3 was originally announced back in March with a 6.5-inch display, a glass back, and stock Android 10. We expect to learn the exact launch date in the next few days.

Also read: Nokia 5.3 to reportedly launch in India this month, two more affordable phones coming as well

Nokia 5.3

Nokia 5.3 specifications

The Nokia 5.3 flaunts a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch to accommodate the selfie camera and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer. It is powered by the Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled with Adreno 610 GPU, 4GB RAM, and 64GB internal storage that is further expandable via microSD card. The Android One phone runs on stock Android 10 out of the box and features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

As for the optics, the Nokia 5.3 has a quad-camera setup at the back with a 13MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor for portrait shots, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. There is an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. The phone houses a 4,000mAh battery that promises a 2-day battery life. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C port, aptX, and NFC.