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Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3

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The Nokia 5.3 currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 23 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2 GHz
2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
13+ MP, f/1.8
13+ MP, f/1.8
4000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Choosing a cheap phone often means accepting sacrifices in key areas, but I think HMD strikes a good balance with the Nokia 5.3. You can rest easy knowing the company will patch up any security flaws monthly, and it's nice to know you'll get some new features when this phone gets Android 11 and Andr...

- Julian Chokkattu, Wired
Android Headlines
Android Headlines

Where this device really shines is in terms of its minimalist approach to smartphones. Stock Android via the Android One program means this phone will almost always be up-to-date. And that there aren't a lot of apps contending for attention immediately upon unboxing. A worthy daytime camera, all the...

- Daniel Golightly, Android Headlines

All in all, the Nokia 5.3 is a well-built smartphone that will attract those who love stock Android performance. Its cameras are decent but not great, and so is the performance. Besides this, it doesn't compare well with mid-range phones from other companies like Xiaomi and Samsung.

- Utsav Mallik, Gadgetbyte
G Style Magazine
G Style Magazine

The Nokia 5.3 is a no-nonsense smartphone that should please those who don’t want to spend a lot of money, but also wants something that’s dependable, fairly quick, and has decent cameras.

- Samuel Huang, G Style Magazine
Gadgets Now
Gadgets Now

The Nokia 5.3 is overall a wholesome package as a device for a starting price of Rs 13,999. The handset may not be a specs powerhouse, however, all in all it is a good performer with almost all parameters when seen individually. Also, courtesy its clean UI, the smartphone even stands apart in the cr...

- Komal Mohan, Gadgets Now

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We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Nokia 5.3 user manual here.

Nokia backs up the 5.3 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your 5.3 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Nokia support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Nokia's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Nokia 5.3's screen size is 6.55 inches with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution.

2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 (Update Available: 11) operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 1320 minutes.

Nokia 5.3 Specs

Release Date June 30, 2020
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10 (Update Available: 11)

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Processor Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 64 GB
RAM 3/4/6 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.03 W/kg
Body: 0.97 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (5 MP, Ultra wide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, Macro), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, Depth), HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Pixel Density 268 pixels
Size 6.55 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1320 minutes
Standby Time Up to 19 days
Mixed Usage No
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Cyan, Charcoal, Sand
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.43 x 7.66 x 0.85 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 185 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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