We all remember when Nokia were the biggest smartphone maker around, the nostalgia you feel recalling your first phone, playing snake and pressing 5 three times to get an l. We have come so far since then.
Nostalgia aside, after a 3 year sabbatical, they’re back. They came back under HMD Global and started shaking things up from the get go, with 2015’s 8 lens OZO, With Mobile World Congress fast approaching we have to ask, what’s coming next?
Nokia at Mobile World Congress
A cryptic tweet from Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas leads us to believe we will see the new flagship at MWC, alongside Samsung’s S9 and Huawei’s P11
Sorry for radio silence. Been super busy planning #MWC2018 . Please expect it to be awesome ?
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) January 18, 2018
While there’s no concrete proof as of yet, rumours indicate that the Nokia 10 will be unveiled at MWC, the penta-lens smartphone is said to already be in prototype with HMD, meaing sales would begin by the end of this year. Around spring.
Nokia 10 Specs
While the phone is remaining quite mysterious, it is said to come with 5 camera lenses, as well as 2 LED flashlights, ensuring unrivaled photos every time, irrespective of the lighting. We can also expect to see a full screen thin bezel 18:9 display.
In addition, other rumours reveal a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 835 chipset and a dual camera setup with Carl Zeiss optics. Along with a dual selfie camera set up. It is also reported to have 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel camera sensors on the back; in addition to a 3250mAh battery with fast charging support.
A leaked render hit our screens last week, with a new sketch of the eagerly anticipated flagship. First leaked on the Chinese social site Baidu, the sketch shows the Nokia 10 with a rotating penta-lens camera setup.
Six new Nokia phones
According to a report by GizChina, the names Nokia 4 and Nokia 7 Plus showed up on a teardown of the default Nokia camera app. On top of these we have the already rumoured 6, and 8. As well as further rumours for the first phone from the company using Android Oreo (Go Edition), called Nokia 1. As well as the 9.
Unfortunately the reports don’t reveal any of the specs for the 4 and 7 Plus, though given then name you would assumed the 7 Plus will be an improved version of the 7, which sported a 5.2-inch display, Snapdragon 630 processor and a glass design with aluminium frame. The Nokia 4 appears to be an all new smartphone, with very little revealed.
It is reported that HMD Global are also preparing to launch the Nokia 1, after it was leaked last month. The Nokia 1 is thought to be the Finnish giants first Android Go smartphone. Comprising of features such as IPS LCD display with HD resolution, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage.