Nearly everyone is waiting with bated breath for Nokia‘s return into the smartphone space, and the leaks are showing no signs of stopping. If all the leaks are to be believed, we will see three new Nokia smartphones running on Android, and the most affordable of them is expected to be priced around the Rs 10,000 mark. Also Read - Nokia Clarity, Comfort, Micro, Go Earbuds Series with ANC launched: Price, featuresAlso Read - Nokia C30 budget phone launched with price under Rs 10,000: Check specs, price
According to NPU, the Nokia D1C will be the most affordable of the three smartphones, and it will be available in two variants. The first variant will feature a 5-inch 1080p display, 2GB of RAM, and a 13-megapixel rear camera. This variant will be priced at $150, which is approximately Rs 10,000. The second variant will feature a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 3GB of RAM, and a 16-megapixel rear camera. This variant will be priced at $200, which is approximately Rs 15,000. Also Read - Nokia XR20 rugged 5G phone launched: Check specs, price, India launch details
Nokia D1C specifications
The rest of the specifications will remain the same for both the variants. These will include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz and paired with Adreno 505 GPU. They will also feature 16GB internal storage, 8-megapixel selfie camera, and they will run on Android Nougat 7.0 out-of-the-box.
Nokia-branded smartphones will be launched by HMD, which owns the exclusive rights. Though there’s been no official announcement from the company yet, it is widely believed that the first Nokia Android smartphones will be unveiled at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The leaked prices are in line with what HMD CEO Arto Nummela was recently quoted as saying. Nummela has made it clear that India is a very important market for the upcoming Nokia smartphones, and the company is promising “premium execution in each and every price point.” ALSO READ: HMD will need more than Nokia s legacy to succeed with its Android smartphones
Talking of different price points, reports have suggested that we will also get to see high-end Nokia smartphones. These smartphones are expected to feature QHD resolution display, Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor, 22.6-megapixel primary camera with 4K video recording capabilities, and connectivity options like 4G LTE, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. On the software front, the smartphones are expected to run on Android Nougat out-of-the-box, and prices are expected to start from around Rs 30,000. RELATED: Nokia s comeback Android smartphones could launch at MWC 2017; here s everything we know so far