One of the world’s most reliable mobile brands; Nokia and its newly-made partners HMD global are expected to make an announcement regarding the latest two smartphone devices at the Mobile World Congress before the end of this month to be held in Barcelona.
Nokia has already come back into action with Nokia 6, which has already been put up for sale in China.
One of the two devices is rumoured to be a budget smartphone with the codename ‘Nokia D1C’, while the other is reportedly be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 flagship.
Finnish company HMD Global has the branding rights of Nokia.
As the Google’s Android OS runs on more than 86% of the smartphones, Nokia will now work with Google’s Android OS instead of Microsoft Windows OS.
Concept video on Nokia P1
Nokia P1 128GB model is expected to be priced at approximately $800/Rs.54,500 while the 256GB model would be available for $950/Rs.64,700.
According to the above video :
There is a Home Button in front which might also have an Ultrasonic fingerprint reader. The phone also has a hybrid dual-SIM slot towards the left edge, while the power and volume buttons are on the right edge. It also has a USB Type-C port, speaker grille, and a 3.5mm audio jack. All of which have been placed at the bottom edge.
The smartphone is thought to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 SoC and a 6GB RAM and storage capacity of 128GB and 256GB. It is expected that the phone will run on Android 7.0 Nougat. It may also feature a 5.3-inch display with Gorilla Glass 5 and either HD or QHD screen.
In one of the early reports by Nokia China which were confirmed on Weibo that Nokia has been working on a phone that would have a battery of 3,500 mAh equipped with the latest Quick Charge 4 technology. Nokia P1 was seen in three colours in the leaked video which were black, silver and rose gold.
The device is also rumoured to come with a 22.6MP rear shooter with Carl Zeiss lens and a dedicated shutter key. Other key specifications include Android 7.0 Nougat customised with Z-Launcher UI and a 3500mAh battery.