HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the Nokia 5.3 is available to buy from Takealot starting at R4999. Featuring a number of Nokia smartphone firsts for phenomenal value, the Nokia 5.3 features a quad camera, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform and the signature two-day battery life. The AI-powered quad-camera helps capture the perfect shot no matter where you are, even in dim light, thanks to Night mode. Wide-angle and macro lenses help you capture close-ups, or wide, scenic shots. And with its large 6.55″ screen, the Nokia 5.3 helps make the most out of streaming your favourite shows and playing games all day long. The Nokia 5.3 has a durable yet stunning, Nordic-inspired design, comes with Android 10 and gives fans faster access to Google Assistant via the dedicated button.
Shaun Durandt, GM for Southern Africa at HMD Global: “The Nokia 5.3 is unique for us as it features a number of firsts for a Nokia smartphone at this price-point. Our goal with the Nokia 5.3 was to give fans a robust device, that allows them to both create and enjoy content in a different way. Bringing an AI-powered quad-camera, as well as being the first Nokia phone to use the Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform, the Nokia 5.3 is an exciting opportunity for us to bring an entertainment and creative powerhouse to more consumers across the world.”
Quad camera with innovative AI imaging to capture it all
Discover new ways to capture moments. The Nokia 5.3 is the first Nokia 5 series smartphone to feature an innovative quad-camera setup, delivering stunning photography. The main 13MP camera allows you to get great shots in any situation while the macro and ultra-wide lenses let you get up close or snap the whole scene. The Nokia 5.3 also brings AI imaging and smart tools for great shots every time. Night mode lets you capture the winning picture in low light. Portrait mode combined with enhanced bokeh effects and a depth sensor, helps your subject truly pop out in portraits.
Built for speed, refined for play
Bringing a big screen that transports you to a different world, the Nokia 5.3 lets you enjoy your movies and apps on a larger scale. The huge 6.55″ screen fits comfortably in your hand, while letting you immerse yourself in your favourite videos or games. Enjoy silky-smooth graphics and easily switch between apps with the help of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform – a first for a Nokia smartphone.
Plus, fans will be able to do more and charge less by taking advantage of the Nokia 5.3’s signature two-day battery life. The 4000mAh battery and AI-assisted Adaptive Battery feature, help you stream shows and play games without worrying about charging.
Nordic inspired design – powered by Android
Durability never looked so good. The Nokia 5.3 comes with a sleek glass front with a durable composite back that’s designed to honour its Nordic design heritage and inspired by the land of a thousand lakes, is available in three beautiful finishes – Cyan, Sand and Charcoal.
The Nokia 5.3 just keeps getting better with two years of Android upgrades and three years of monthly security updates. It will also come ready for Android 11 and beyond. Pure Android delivers a software experience with a streamlined interface and no bloatware. Plus, the Google Assistant button gives you a little help wherever you go. Keep up with your fast-paced life with Google Assistant – ask questions, see your schedule and even dim the lights.
Pricing and availability
The Nokia 5.3 is available today in South Africa and comes in Charcoal and Cyan Green with the 6GB/64GB RAM/ROM configuration starting at R4999.