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Nokia May Be Launching Two Android Smartphones at MWC 2017 After All

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MWC 2017 won't be happening until February 27, 2017 but already, the internet is talking about all the different devices they expect to see in the 4-day event. One of the smartphone manufacturers many are looking forward to is Nokia, who is expected to make a comeback in the Android smartphone market. The latest rumor about Nokia's much-awaited comeback is that it will be launching at least a couple of D1C Android models during the event.

The rumors first sparked when an entry-level Nokia Android smartphone was spotted at a Geekbench benchmark listing. The device, codenamed Pixel, drew suspicion from spectators as a second phone to be released at MWC 2017. There had already been reports that the Finnish company is working on releasing the Nokia D1C at the event, so the entry-level device spotted at the listing appeared to be a different one other than the Nokia D1C.

According to reports, the Nokia D1C will come in two variants-- a 5-inch full-HD variant with 2GB of RAM and another with 5.5-inch screen and 3GB of RAM. The two will be running on a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU and a built-in 16GB storage space. Camera-wise, the smaller variant is said to have a 13-megapixel rear camera while its bigger brother will sport a 16-megapixel camera on the back. Both will have an 8-megapixel camera in front and will be operating with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

There are other reports that suggest Nokia will be releasing a high-end Android smartphone in February's event. Based on leaks, this device will sport a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch screen with 2K (QHD) display and will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. A selling point for the high-end device is that Nokia plans to include a Zeiss lens for its camera, just as it had done so in its early devices. In addition to this, there are rumors that the device will come with a metal unibody design and a waterproof build. 

As of this writing, all these are rumors and speculations about the upcoming Android devices that Nokia has lined up for MWC 2017. As the event date gets nearer, we could learn more about the devices in more detail.


Source: NDTV

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  1. I hope so. I really liked the Nokia feature phones that I had in the past. They worked very well and were almost bullet proof.

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    1. Shame will not be like those brick phones of the past.
      I hope Nokia keeps to making quality phones though.

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    2. I liked their dumb-phones until the end when they decided to make them unusable for no reason at all. They replaced a dial pad with buttons at 90 degree angles, with one where everything was skewed so the 4 button was next to the 2 etc in curved rows.

      I guess it was Nokia's version of iPhone removing the headphone jack: "Our phone design has matured and is boring, so just have fun it's pee on our customers legs and tell them it is raining. I bet the fanboys will all believe us!"

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  2. More than welcome back Nokia. I hope Symbian would be rebirth and resist world of Android and iOS!

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  3. Maybe not Samsung immediately, but between this announcement and the Xiaomi Mi Mix those 2nd tier Android phone makers should be nervous.

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    1. "Maybe not Samsung immediately, but between this announcement and the Xiaomi Mi Mix those 2nd tier Android phone makers should be nervous."

      Or they will look at the last time a legacy company with a huge reputation but only in in the past did this: Blackberry and its clumsy and crude offerings in Android that amount to no more than the flailings of a fish flopping and dying on the dock.

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    2. Blackberry isn't AT ALL comparable to Nokia:

      1) Blackberry had to adapt their own software to work with Android; Nokia isn't going to merge Symbian and Android. They'd already released 2 "normal" Android handsets as a final F-you to Microsoft before the final takeover was complete.

      2) Blackberry had a reputation as a stuck-in-the-mud dinosaur who failed to adapt; Nokia is still beloved by many both for their old products and because of their unfair victimization by Microsoft who is responsible for Nokia's inability to compete in the Android market. Because of this there are a LOT of people who are willing to give Nokia Android phones a chance.

      3) Two years ago Nokia delivered a premium Android product that was very well received - the Nokia N1 tablet which is only available in China/Taiwan. It was everything one would expect from a Nokia, and it was built by the same people who are going to build the upcoming Nokia phones.

      http://n1.nokia.com/en

      I'm going to reiterate what I said - if Nokia delivers phones with the build quality they're known for and Zeiss camera lenses, those 2nd tier Android phone makers are in trouble.

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    3. "Nokia is still beloved by many both for their old products and because of their unfair victimization by Microsoft...'

      The first part? Exactly like Blackberry. The second part? Your inner fanboy took over.

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  4. Foxconn makes quality products but nothing like the quality of the original Nokia

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    1. Right. Foxconn has better quality than Nokia did.
      That is why Apple uses them to make iPhones.

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