The best Nokia 5 deals and prices in August 2017

The Nokia 5 is in something of an awkward position. A step-up from the Nokia 3, slightly cheaper than the Nokia 6, and more serious than the revamped Nokia 3310. It’s a stylish budget handset with a fairly beefy battery and a big, bright 5.2-inch HD display.

The Nokia 5 will suit somebody who doesn’t want to spend the earth on their new smartphone, but at the same time doesn’t want to be stuck with a useless brick of a device. Sound like you? Then we’ve gathered up the best Nokia 5 deals on the market so you can grab the plan that best suits your needs.

Use TechRadar’s contract price comparison chart below to find your tariff. But also have in the back of your mind the possibility of buying the phone outright and teaming it up with a cheap SIM only deal. It may be possible to save even more…

SIM free Nokia 5 prices

In this day and age, the £179.99 you’ll have to pay outright to get hold of the Nokia 5 is mere peanuts for a smartphone – especially one that’s so beautifully designed and runs off the latest iteration of Android. If you were to pop in this £3.99pm SIM card from iD, for example, it will leave you just under £50 to pay per year.

Nokia 5 review

Not the best, but stylish for the price

Screen size: 5.2-inch | Resolution: 1280 x 720 | Rear camera: 13MP | Weight: 160g | OS: Android 7 Nougat | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 16GB | External storage: microSD up to 256GB | Battery: 3000mAh

Beautiful metallic build
Pure Android operating experience
Fingerprint scanner
Photos aren’t great

Considering the Nokia 5’s low price, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how premium it feels when you pick it up for the first time. That dashing metallic casing confounds all expectations for such a budget handset. And when we started using it, we loved how pure the Android Nougat experience was.

The camera isn’t the best around, so not an ideal phone for Instagram lovers. And the rudimentary chipset can leave you waiting for apps to load from time to time. But at this budget, we really can’t complain – and you could always upgrade to the Nokia 6 if you’re put off.

Read TechRadar’s full Nokia 5 review

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