HMD Global is said to be working on the successor of Nokia 3.1 which is dubbed as Nokia 3.2. Recently, Nokia smartphone with model number TA-1157 has been spotted on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US. And now the smartphone with the same model number TA-1157 has received WiFi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA). The phone is said to be the Nokia 3.2.
As per the Wi-Fi certification first spotted by NashVilleChatterClass, the Nokia 3.2 will support single-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4GHz) and LTE capabilities. Sadly, the listing does not show any specifications except that the device will be powered by Android 9.0 Pie operating system. The listing carries the certification ID WFA81864 and the date of certification is 20th February 2019.
HMD Global has not officially announced the time frame for the launch of Nokia 3.2 smartphone but since the device has started taking the rounds online we expect it to be unveiled at the MWC event along with the Nokia 9 PureView. We will keep you posted once we get more updates on this.
As per earlier FCC certification, the Nokia 3.2 will feature a vertically aligned dual camera setup along with the single LED flash. The smartphone measures 148.95mm in length and 71.3mm in width. It measures 165.1mm diagonally. The phone will have support for Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and have support for LTE bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, and 41.
The Nokia 3.2 will come in two variants – 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. It is expected that both the variants will have support for storage expansion. The FCC document also revealed that the Nokia phone will feature a 3,000mAh battery.
To recall, the Nokia 3.1 is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750N SoC along with Mali T860 GPU. The phone is backed by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. The phone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash, while for the front, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with 84.6-degree wide angle lens, f/2.0 aperture. The Nokia 3.1 is part of the Android One program, and ran Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box and is backed by a 2,990mAh battery.