Nokia X5 (Nokia 5.1 Plus) Review

14 October 2018, 03:15:30

Nokia X5 (Nokia 5.1 Plus) Review
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Audio Test

The audio test has been performed by using the TASCAM US-2x2 audio interface and the RightMark Audio Analyzer software as usual. All audio enhancement features are disabled. The test results unveil an average audio quality. The Frequency Response on our review unit is rated as excellent. The Noise Level, Dynamic range, THD, IMD + Noise, IMD at 10 kHz and the Stereo Crosstalk are rated as very good. The THD + Noise gets an average mark. The overall result is Very good. There's one, bottom-firing speaker placed to the left of the USB Type-C port. According to our subjective opinion, it is not super loud but is loud enough to lead a conversation in a moderately noisy environment. However, you might actually enjoy listening to music from the speaker as the sound is balanced and generally better than the one from speakers on other affordable mid-rangers.
Test Value RMAA rating
Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB -0.05, -0.17 Excellent
Noise level, dB (A) -93.4 Very good
Dynamic range, dB (A) 93.4 Very good
THD, % 0.0089 Very good
THD + Noise, dB (A) -78.1 Average
IMD + Noise, % 0.011 Very good
Stereo crosstalk, dB -81.1 Very good
IMD at 10 kHz, % 0.017 Very good
General performance   Very good
Frequency response
Noise level
Dynamic range
THD + Noise (at -3 dB FS)
Intermodulation distortion
Stereo crosstalk

Music Apps

The default application for listening to music on Nokia X5 is Google's Play Music. It provides you with access to free and paid online music, options for streaming music, a standard equalizer, various types of sorting your onboard audio files and a simple player.

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