Review Nokia G50 5G – HMD Global has finally officially released its cheapest 5G smartphone. Named Nokia G50 5G, this device comes with a combination of specifications that are quite unique when compared to other series.
Shown in Midnight Sun and Ocean Blue colors, the second color of the Nokia G50 really resembles last year’s flagship. The finishing is a little different, because this time using a matte surface. However, the dimensions are both quite large, with a thickness of 8.85mm and a weight of 220 grams.
Nokia G50 screen is quite large, reaching 6.82 inches. Unfortunately, the dimensions that are comfortable for multitasking and multimedia are not matched by a high-quality panel. In addition to the bangs design that is still waterdropped, the resolution is limited to HD + only, of course with a 60Hz refresh rate.
Apart from the screen, the part that has experienced a slight decline is in the camera setup. The Nokia G50 only has three sensors on the back with no macro sensors. Although the main sensor is quite high resolution at 48MP, the ultra wide sensor is still limited to 5MP. While the third sensor serves to produce portrait photos.
The highlight is only the 8MP front camera, where the HMD embeds the selfie video stabilization feature so that video recording remains stable without any tools. Two microphones are embedded for stereo quality recording on the Nokia G50.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G chipset is combined with 4/6GB RAM capacity, 64/128GB internal storage and a microSD card slot that can accommodate up to 512GB. There is a power button that functions as a fingerprint sensor on the right, and a special Google Assistant button on the left.
The battery itself has a capacity of 5,000 mAh. And finally, in order not to bear it, HMD provides support for 18W fast charging, from what was previously only limited to 10W. Plus other sensors that are quite complete, including NFC to FM radio support.