Nokia 5.4 launches in SA – Here’s how much it costs

nokia 5.4 smartphone

HMD Global has brought a new addition to its 5 Series, the affordable Nokia 5.4 smartphone, to South Africa.

The company announced the phone’s local availability on 14 April.

“With the Nokia 5.4 we wanted to combine high performance with great value and offer more with this phone,” Shaun Durandt, General Manager for Southern Africa, said in a statement.

“I like to think we set the bar for what mid-range phones should offer, so it’s hugely important to me to design phones that not only perform but are also secure and built to last.”

What are the phone’s specs and features?

On the front, the phone boasts a 6.39-inch LCD display with 720×1560 HD+ resolution. There is a 16MP hole-punch selfie camera located in the top left-hand corner of the display.

Inside, the Nokia 5.4 uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor with an Adreno 610 GPU. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage.

On the back, the phone has a quad-camera system in a circular housing. The system includes a 48MP main lens, 5MP ultrawide lens, 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. The camera is capable of shooting 1080p and 4K video at 30 frames per second.

In terms of biometrics, there is a fingerprint scanner mounted underneath the rear camera on the back of the phone.

Power-wise, the phone uses a 4 000mAh battery pack and features 10W charging via USB-C.

The Nokia 5.4 also comes with three years worth of monthly security updates and two years worth of software upgrades.

You can see a summary of the Nokia 5.4 specs below:

  • Display: 6.39-inch HD+ display
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
  • Main camera: 48MP main lens + 5MP ultrawide lens + 2MP macro lens + 2MP depth sensor
  • Selfie camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4 000mAh
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB

Nokia 5.4 price in South Africa

The recommended price for the Nokia 5.4 is R3 799, or R279 per month on contract. It is only available in one colour: Polar Night.

The phone comes with a cover and screen protector and is available to purchase at Vodacom stores and other retail outlets.

Feature image: HMD Global South Africa

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Sam Spiller, Staff Writer


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