After the grand success of Nokia 6 smartphone in China, HMD Global is now preparing to showcase new Nokia smartphones at the MWC 2017 event, which is scheduled to be held on Feb 26 in Barcelona, between 16:30-17:30 PM (local time). As of now, the company has not revealed which phones they are going to unveil at the event. However, a website ‘VentureBeat’ claimed that company might announce four Nokia handset at MWC 2017, which include Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 (which is as of now China exclusive), and to our surprise, the new avatar of all time favourite Nokia 3310 feature phone.
Further, as per website, Nokia 3 expected to be priced at €149 (approximately Rs 10,581), Nokia 5 said to be priced at €199 (approximately Rs 14,132), and a new version of Nokia 3310 will cost around €59 (approximately Rs 4,189).
Moreover, as per another website ‘nokiapoweruser’ the Nokia Heart smartphone, which was earlier spotted on GFXBench will be launched as Nokia 5. Whereas Nokia 3 will be none other that Nokia E1 smartphone, which was leaked a couple of times earlier. We have also reported the same last month that Nokia Heart might be launched as Nokia 5 at MWC 2017.
Lets brief out the expected specifications of Nokia 3 first.
Nokia 3 aka Nokia E1 will offer a 5.2/5.3-inch HD display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixel and will be powered by a 1.4 GHz Qaud-Core Snapdragon 425 processor, along with Adreno 308 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. The will run on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
Here are the expected specifications of Nokia 5.
Nokia 5 aks Nokia Heart said to feature a 5.2-inch HD display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixel and will be powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, paired with Qualcomm Adreno 505 graphic processor, 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. The will run on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and offers Bluetooth, NFC, WiFi, Accelerometer, Light sensor, Pedometer, and Proximity as connectivity options.
The most fascinating would be the announcement of a new version of all time favourite Nokia 3310 feature phone.
Just to give an overview of older Nokia 3310, it was a GSM mobile phone launched way back in 2000 was manufactured at the Copenhagen Nokia site in Denmark. It was the successor of popular Nokia 3210. It was considered one of the most successful phones and Nokia claimed to have sold 126 million units worldwide. It was known for its durability, indestructible build and big battery life. So we would expect the new avatar of Nokia 3310 to continue the legacy of its predecessor.
Here are the specifications of Nokia 6, which is as of now is China exclusive.
Nokia 6 which is priced at CNY 1,699 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD with a screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and 2.5d curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.The company claims that it has taken 55 minutes to machine a single Nokia 6 from a solid block of 6000 series aluminium and received two separate anodising processes. Under the hood, the device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor along with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone is backed by 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD. It also houses a fingerprint scanner, which is embedded in its home button.
On the camera front, the smartphone flaunts a 16-megapixel camera with PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. While at the front, we have an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with a 1.12um sensor and f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The Nokia 6 runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery. On the connectivity front, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, OTG support, Dual speakers, Dual smart amplifiers, and Dolby Atmos.