As Nokia s plans to re-enter the smartphone business are official, the rumor mill just can t keep still as numeros leaks and revelations keep spilling about the company s new smartphone after years. The Finnish smartphone maker is expected to launch Android-powered smartphones, which could mark the company s comeback in the industry at the Mobile World Congress in 2017. Now the latest details to emerge about the Nokia smartphone is through benchmarking website, Geekbench, according to which the purported smartphone will come with entry-level specifications. Also Read - Nokia C20 Plus budget smartphone launched: Check specs, price and other detailsAlso Read - Nokia C01 Plus with an upgraded processor and bigger battery launched
The Nokia smartphone or the Nokia Pixel smartphone as a lot of rumors are suggesting, will run the latest Android 7.0.1 Nougat OS and will be powered by a dual-core Qualcomm processor clocked at 1.19 GHz with 926 MB or 1GB of RAM. According to Geekbench, the smartphone scores 404 on single-core test and 661 on multi-core test, indicating the handset will indeed be an entry-level smartphone. However, there have been speculations in the past about Nokia unveiling not one but two smartphones out of which one will boast premium features. Recently, a Weibo post by a Chinese leakster hinted that one of the upcoming Nokia smartphones could come with a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch screen with 2K (QHD) display, which could eventually mean a high-end category smartphone. Also Read - Apple’s Craig Federighi admits the level of Mac malware is not acceptable, iOS fairs better
Other than the display size and quality, the speculated premium-range Nokia smartphone is expected to run a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. One of the highlights of the premium-end version is that it will come equipped with a Carl Zeiss lens in the front, which could possibly make it one of the first smartphones to incorporate professional-level technology to its front camera. It is expected that the smartphone will feature a 22.6-megapixel primary camera with LED flash and 4K video recording capabilities. The premium variant is further expected to sport a metal unibody design and have water-resistant capabilities. In terms of connectivity, it will come equipped with support for 4G LTE, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. Till now, there haven t been any details about the battery capacity, however, it is rumored to support Quick Charge 3.0 technology. According to rumors, prices of the premium-variant could start at Rs 30,000 approximately. ALSO READ: Nokia s comeback Android smartphones could launch at MWC 2017; here s everything we know so far
Meanwhile, there have also been speculations about Nokia also releasing a tablet, dubbed Nokia D1C. The 13.8-inch tablet has been spotted on multiple benchmarking websites including Geekbench, GFXBench, and AnTuTu. It is said to feature a full HD display and run the newest Andorid 7.0 Nougat. The tablet will further come powered by Qualcomm s 64-bit Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor (eight Cortex A53 cores) clocked at 1.4GHz paired with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 505 GPU. With 16GB of onboard storage (9GB user available), there is no word on whether it will be further expandable. Some leaks have hinted at the purported Nokia-Android tablet featuring a 15-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 7-megapixel front-facing sensor. There have been no details about the design, battery, or connectivity options available with the tablet. According to the listings, the tablet achieved a score of 667 in single-core test and 3,229 in multi-core tests on Geekbench.