Nokia may launch two variants of its widely rumoured D1C Android smartphone at MWC 2017. A new report claims that the two variants will come with different display, RAM, and camera specifications. Nokia’s re-entry to smartphones was seemingly confirmed when HMD Global, the firm with an exclusive global licence to manufacture Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for the next 10 years, confirmed its presence at MWC 2017. Furthermore, Nokia has also confirmed that CEO Rajeev Suri will be speaking at MWC next year, and this rumoured smartphone is expected to be unveiled then.
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According to Nokia Power User, Nokia D1C will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz coupled with Adreno 505 GPU, and will come in 2GB and 3GB RAM variants. It is said to run on Android 7.0 Nougat and come in 5-inch and 5.5-inch full-HD display options. Both the variants are likely to come with 16GB inbuilt storage. On the camera front, the Nokia D1C variants are said to be available in 13-megapixel and 16-megapixel rear camera modules. Both the variants are expected to sport 8-megapixel camera at the front.
Another entry-level Nokia Android phone was spotted at the Geekbench benchmark listing recently. The phone was codenamed Pixel.
Apart from the rumoured Nokia D1C and Pixel, the Finland-based company is also expected to showcase a high-end Android smartphone at the MWC 2017. Based on preliminary leaks, the smartphone will feature a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch screen size and sport 2K (QHD) display. It is said to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. One of the highlight features of the upcoming high-end Nokia Android phone is said to be the Zeiss lens for the primary camera, something that has been seen on earlier Nokia devices. The Nokia Android phone is also rumoured to come with waterproof capability alongside sporting a metal unibody design.
We can expect more details to be available as we come close to the MWC 2017 event that kicks off on February 27 in Barcelona.