Nokia 5.3 price and specifications leaked ahead of March 19th launch

On: March 9, 2020

On March 19th, HMD Global will be announcing its first 5G phone. The rumour mill has revealed that the device will be debuting as the Nokia 8.2 5G. The event will be also used to announce new Nokia phones for this year. It is speculated that the company will be announcing Nokia 5.2, Nokia 4.3, Nokia 1.3, Nokia 400 4G and a revamped feature phone which could be an XpressMusic model. It is also rumoured to debut a smartwatch with e-SIM feature. A fresh report on Nokia Power User reveals that the marketing name of the Nokia 5.2 has been changed to Nokia 5.3. The report also carries the entire specs and pricing of the smartphone.

Nokia 5.3

Leaked live shots of the Nokia 5.3

The Nokia 5.3 is reportedly codenamed “Captain America” and the model number of its dual-SIM version is TA-1234. The other variants of the phone have model numbers such as TA-1223, TA-1227 and TA-1229. In February, the popular tipster Evan Blass had shared live shots of the Captain America phone along with its key specs and pricing.

The new report reveals that the Nokia 5.3 will be arriving with a 6.55-inch display that offers an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The live shots of the phone had revealed that its display features a waterdrop notch.

The Nokia 5.3 could be fueled by the Snapdragon 660 or 665 mobile platform. The phone may release in as many as three RAM and storage variants such as 3GB + 64GB, 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 64GB. Initially, the company may introduce or sell only its 3GB and 4GB RAM variants.

The Nokia 5.3 will be sporting a front camera of 8-megapixels. The live shots of the phone had revealed that it features a circular camera module on its back which houses four cameras. The NPU report reveals that it comprises of a 16-megapixel main unit, a 5-megapixel secondary lens and a pair of 8-megapixel sensors. The phone will come with a 4,000mAh battery.

Blass had revealed that the 6GB + 64GB editions of the Nokia 5.3 will be priced at $180 (~Rs 13,300). The pricing of its other variants is currently under wraps. The Nokia 5.3 will arrive in colour editions like Charcoal and Cyan. The report also states that the phone may also come in a third colour option.


Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.