A new report claims that the first Nokia-branded smartphones are set to go official in February. According to DigiTimes, a Finland-based company called HMD global will announce at least five new Nokia smartphones in different screen sizes, ranging from 5-inch-5.7-inches.
The report further adds that they’ll pack Full HD resolution displays, with panels from LG Display, Century Technology (CTC), and Innolux. This latest report is in line with ones in the past, where HMD Global itself revealed its plans to launch new Nokia smartphones with a focus on innovation, quality and experience.
The first Nokia-branded smartphone is said to go official at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The model expected to be unveiled is reportedly called the Nokia D1C, which is expected to come in two different versions depending upon the display and memory.
The report also notes that HMD Global is currently negotiating with supply chain makers in Taiwan for manufacturing four new models expected to launch in Q2 and Q3 2017.
Nokia D1C Specifications
The rumor mill suggests the Nokia D1C to pack a Full HD display, 1.4Ghz quad-core Snapdragon 430 processor, 16 GB of built-in storage that can expanded via microSD card. The high-end variant of the smartphone is said to come with a 5.5-inch screen along with 3GB of RAM, and is said to cost around $200. A 16MP primary camera is also on the cards.
The other variant is expected to cost around $150, and is said to pack a 5-inch Full HD display and 2GB of RAM. This one is said to get a 13MP rear camera. Both versions of the Nokia D1C are expected to pack the same Snapdragon 430 processor, and are expected to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.
More information about these phones will be revealed during the press event at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. Till then, keep checking this space for more updates.