Leaks and rumours pointing to Nokia’s comeback within the smartphone recreation have been gaining momentum lately and the newest one to hitch the fray comes from a really respected supply.
A senior Microsoft govt has confirmed the truth that Nokia is about to make a comeback and has set the timeline for the launch of its first smartphones in years someplace round Q2 2017.
“HMD World (the proprietor of Nokia business rights for 10 years) deliberate to launch two new cellphone merchandise within the fourth quarter 2016 and not less than two smartphones within the early second quarter 2017,” CEO of cell gadget commodities at Microsoft, Asia Pacific, James Rutherford was quoted in a Vietnamese publication.
Regular barrage of leaks and rumours
Details and proof pointing to Nokia’s comeback are mounting steadily. Final week, Nokia introduced by way of Twitter that it’s CEO Rajiv Suri will likely be a keynote speaker at MWC 2017.
Moreover, there have been a barrage of leaks and rumors pointing to Nokia making a comeback within the smartphone scene with 2 flagship units and 1 pill.
Earlier this month, a tool by the identify of Nokia D1C was noticed on-line with mid vary specs like a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of inside storage, a fullHD display screen (show measurement unsure) and the Adreno 505 GPU.
Later, an inventory on GFX Bench confirmed that the leaked gadget isn’t truly a smartphone, however a pill because it has a display screen measurement of 13.eight inches.
Tying this up with the opposite rumours pointing to 2 flagship handsets with the Snapdragon 820 SoC, we get a pleasant vary of Android merchandise from Nokia to look ahead to.
Will Nokia have the ability to problem Apple/Samsung?
Nokia’s fall from grace was brutal and harsh. As soon as the largest cell phone producer on this planet, its destiny was sealed after its determination in 2011 to accomplice with Microsoft’s Home windows Phone and sideline Android.
All that’s outdated information now. That is 2016. And it appears Nokia has lastly embraced Android.
Will Nokia have the ability to make a dent in right now’s smartphone market? Will it have the ability to problem the massive guys, Apple and Samsung? Pontificate within the feedback!