Nokia, after launching its first-ever Android OS-based smartphone ‘Nokia 6’ earlier this month, now is psyching up for the launch of its next handset and before its official announcement, the details of the phone has tipped online. The upcoming Nokia Phone, called “Nokia P1”, developed by HMD Global, the manufacturing copyright holder of Nokia is unofficially leaked online, giving the market few glimpses of its specs, features, and launch date.
As per the newly leaked reports, HMD Global is planning to introduce its second Android-based smartphone Nokia P1 at Mobile World Congress 2017, which is scheduled for 27th February, this year. In addition, the leak also confirmed the upcoming Nokia phone to be a next-gen handset, with powerful touch capacity, Android Operating System, high-definition snappers, and of course a powerful fingerprint scanner. Moreover, with a metal frame and glass back, the upcoming Nokia handset is giving a more sophisticated and refined impression. However, most of the design of the phone seems quite resemble the Sharp Aquos Xx3, the smartphone launched in Japan, back in October.
According to a report by Russian publication Worket via PhoneArena, Nokia P1 will be launched in two variants in terms of memory, one with 128GB ROM and the upper console with 256GB ROM. In terms of price range, the second Nokia-Android phone’s price will start with the approximate tag of $800 (nearly Rs. 54,500), which is allegedly fixed for the 128GB model, while the upper version will cost around $950 (roughly Rs. 64,700) in the international market. Though neither Nokia nor HMD Global has yet confirmed the report, but some reliable sources are claiming this recent leak to be true.
As far as the specifications of the forthcoming Nokia Phone is concerned, the smartphone is tipped to run on Google’s Android Nougat OS out-of-the-box. In the front panel, the phone will flaunt a 5.3-inch display, paired with either full-HD or QHD screen resolution. The screen will also be integrated with Gorilla Glass 5 for better protection.
Under the hood, the Nokia P1 is estimated to be powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC, clubbed with 6GB of RAM. In the photography section, the Nokia P1 is expected to bear a Zeiss-certified 22.6-megapixel camera at the rear panel, while the front snapper’s measurement is still fuzzy. With IP57-certification, Nokia P1 will be extremely defensive to water and dust. In the power section, the handset is listed to be backed by a 3500mAh battery coupled with faster quick charging technology. In the right-edge, the phone is listed to host an ultra-powerful fingerprint scanner.