Nokia Android smartphones leak
Nokia is back in the market, or at least it will be if rumors are to be believed. Nokia, which had a non-consensual deal with Microsoft, previously announced its plan to license its brand and start vending in smartphones. HMD Global, a company which holds the license to the Nokia Brand smartphones, will be manufacturing the phones for the next 10 years. Nokia is a strong brand and has a significant history but will it be able to survive in the new Android world? Well, according to the Telegraphs latest release it wouldn’t be that easy. The statement says “ Apple dominates the high-end market, especially in the west, and Samsung is a fierce competitor. Asian smartphones manufacturer- Oppo, Xiaomi, Huawei, Vivo- are getting into the feature phone market which was Nokia’s playground. Other respected names such as Sony and LG, have struggled to have a real impact on the market. Motorola and Blackberry, two other once mighty phone makers have not been able to trade on the back of their legacies: there is no immediate reason that Nokia should be any different”.
Nokia will release two new smartphones this year. The phones are expected to be with Nokia’s trademark design. By looking at a leaked photo, it steers the return of polycarbonate body with bolder design and expressive form.
The two new phones are likely to have a 5.2-inch and 5.5-inch displays. The smartphones will have an OLED display along with Quad HD resolution. According to the reports the new Nokia devices will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. It will be running Z-Launcher UI built on Android Nougat.
As Qualcomm announced the upgrade of Snapdragon820, it is likely Nokia will get this latest processor once it is launched. As for its camera, reportedly and as expected from Nokia it features a 22.6-megapixel prime camera.
Reportedly both the smartphones will come with IP68 waterproofing certification, and the pricing of the device will be at 3,000 Yuan (Rs. 30,140 approx.). Basically, both the smartphones are high-end smartphones