Nokia Smartphone with Snapdragon: Is it going to be the Revolution?
Nokia is a coveted brand that has always held a place in the public interest. Their phones are always sturdy and reliable and were a huge part of the initial cell phone wave. Affordable prices and functionality combined to make an impressive phone whenever they were involved. The Window platform smartphones may have missed the mark slightly but still maintained their loyal fan base.
News about an Android partnership smartphone with the Nokia brand for this year was welcome news says the Samsung Phone part sellers, as they were making profit with Nokia accessories too.. It was touted as a strong comeback as well. It looks like the speculations may be correct as HMD Global dropped hints about the company bringing out updates on a new Snapdragon 835 based smartphone. HMD Global is known as the company that owns the Nokia brand the Nokia account dropped the news in reply to queries on a Chinese social network, Weibo.
The phone will probably come out late this year as the account also reported that the Snapdragon SOC had just been launched recently and a smartphone with it would take time to prepare. A Snapdragon 835-powered Nokia P1 smartphone is the most advanced phone that Nokia could offer at this point of time and news got out recently of the same. It was rumoured to start from 800$ and would boast a 5.3-inch display with Gorilla Glass 5 with either full-HD or QHD screen resolution. A whopping 6GB of RAM would complete the package and was touted to launch at MWC 2017.
Further queries about an Intel Kaby lake processor were met with a request to follow up on further doubts about Windows Nokia devices. This was a bit confusing as the latest reports showed that Nokia would be releasing Android phones and tablets. However, an 18.4 inch tablet showing up on the GFXBench bench-marketing site has caught attention as it displays Nokia branding. A list of 18.4-inch QHD (2560x1440 pixels) display, Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 12 MP rear camera, 12 MP front camera, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC connectivity options make a strong case for the Android Nougat powered device.
The Nokia 6 phone also received a hugely favourable response in China. Its units sold out within a minute of the first flash sale of the comeback smartphone which is definitely a great sign. Nokia has also booked a slot at the soon to come MWC, where more great Android-Nokia collaborations can be announced claims the genuine Samsung Phone parts providers.