HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use Nokia’s brand name on phones and tablets, is going to launch four new devices at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) later this month. VentureBeat’s Evan Blass says the phone manufacturer can likely to launch 2 Android 7. 0 nougat devices – the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, as well as the global version of the Nokia 6. Users may also expect the relaunch of the iconic Nokia 3310, 1st released within the year 2000.
While Nokia 3310 has hogged the limelight because of rumours a brand new version of the iconic handset returning next week. It’ll not be the only Nokia smartphone that will be unveiled by HMD Global’s February 26 event. The MWC 2017 event can see many other important Nokia launches as well. Such as the flagship Nokia P1 android phone and 2 budget handsets. Nokia 6, the smartphone touted because the comeback device for Nokia, is also expected to see global availability details out at the same event. We take a look at everything you’ll expect to see at the Nokia MWC 2017 event next week.
New Nokia 3310 relaunches ,Nokia P1 and Other Nokia Android Phones to Launch at MWC 2017:
Nokia 3310 reboot
Nokia 3310 are going to be in the limelight once again next week, as HMD global. Which that holds the rights to the Nokia whole on mobile devices – is rumoured to bring up the classic handset at its February 26 event. It’s likely to be a feature phone with basic multimedia system functions, and not a full-fledged android smartphone. The reboot of the iconic Nokia 3310 feature phone is said to come with a price tag of EUR 59 (roughly Rs. 4,000).
Nokia P1: Specifications and price
To start off, the Nokia P1 is anticipated to be the company’s new robot flagship smartphone. And also leaks so far have given us a fair look at the smartphone and given us hints of its price, specifications, and availability. The Nokia P1 robot smartphone is probably going be on the market in 128GB and 256GB storage models said to be priced at around $800 (roughly Rs. 54,500) and around $950 (roughly Rs. 64,700) respectively. The smartphone is but initially expected to be a China-only, much like the Nokia 6. Though Nokia P1 international availability should be revealed later. Based on the concept renders, the Nokia P1 is a high-end device with a metal unibody design and sports a fingerprint scanner.
Leaked Nokia P1 specifications suggest that the smartphone can run on android 7.0 nougat out-of-the-box and have a 5.3-inch display with gorilla Glass 5 on top. The Nokia P1 is widely rumoured to be powered by the newest snapdragon 835 SoC in addition to 6GB of RAM. Although it’ll interesting to see whether it’ll be on the market within the market ahead of the Galaxy S8. Since as reports claim Samsung has “first dibs” of the new chipset. The Nokia P1 is said to come with a Zeiss-certified 22.6-megapixel sensor, and is expected to come with IP57-certification for dust and water resistance. It’s likely to pack a 3500mAh battery with support for fast charging.
Nokia 3: Specifications and price
The Nokia 3 budget android 7.0 nougat smartphone is also expected to debut at the Nokia MWC 2017 event, along side the Nokia 5. The alleged Nokia 3 is said to be priced at EUR 149 (roughly Rs. 10,500). According to preliminary leaks, the Nokia 3 android smartphone can feature a 5.2-inch HD display; run android 7.0 Nougat; one.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm snapdragon 425 processor; 2GB of RAM; Adreno 308 GPU; 16GB inbuilt storage; support expandable storage via microSD card; 13-megapixel rear camera, and also come with a 5-megapixel front camera. The Nokia 3 will likely build its way to major markets by March and April.
Nokia 5: Specifications and price
The Nokia 5, on the other hand, is rumoured to feature a 5.2-inch HD display and come with 2GB of RAM. It is expected to sport a 12-megapixel rear camera, and carry a price tag of EUR 199 (roughly Rs. 14,000). Other details about the Nokia 5 smartphone are not yet available.
Nokia 6 global launch plans
Lastly, the Nokia vi smartphone, that was unveiled last month in China, can most likely get international launch details outside China. To recall, HMD global launched the Nokia vi smartphone last month at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 17,000) in China. The Nokia6 smartphone has so far been available in China twice and has seen tremendous response there. In fact, the new Nokia smartphone wont to sell out thus fast that people mistook the regular sales for flash sales. Nokia 6 was recently available in Indiaunofficially via eBay India. Which was selling the smartphone at almost double the launch price in China.
Nokia is holding its press event on February 26, where the company will unveil all the technical details of its upcoming phones. Nokia’s return in the smartphone market is being watched closely. HMD global has already indicated that Indiaare going to be one of the crucial markets where they will concentrate. Therefore, it won’t be surprising if the mid-range phones return to India shortly.