Nokia 5 users report Dolby equaliser issues, HMD Global confirms fix with next update

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 31 Jul 2017

Nokia 5 is expected to go on sale starting mid-August in India. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is priced at Rs 12,899.

Nokia 5 users report Dolby equaliser issues, HMD Global confirms fix with next update

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Nokia 5 users are reportedly facing issues with the device's Dolby equaliser and surround sound feature, with some reporting that opening equaliser from an app like Google Play or Spotify leads to a white screen. HMD Global has now confirmed that it has acknowledged the issue and is currently working to fix it. According to XDA developers, HMD Global's Nokia mobile care team has knowledge of the issue and it will be addressed in collaboration with developers of Dolby Surround Sound. Unfortunately, there is no word on availability of the update just yet, but it should happen soon.

Nokia 5 is the second smartphone in HMD Global's Android smartphone lineup, which also includes Nokia 3 and Nokia 6. Nokia 5 is only available in select markets and it is expected to go on sale in India starting mid-August. Nokia 5 is priced at Rs 12,899 and sports a 5.2-inch 720p HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The handset is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 430 chipset coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB via SD card slot. The smartphone features a 13MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture lens, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED flash. It also features an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture lens.

The Nokia 5 supports connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC and micro USB port. It offers a front mounted fingerprint sensor and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. The device runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is expected to become available via offline retail channels in blue, silver, matte black and copper colour options.

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