HMD Global launched the new Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones across various markets in the first half of 2017. However, it looks like there’s more in store for the consumers who are looking for something else from the company. According to the new reports which we have from China, it looks like the company is planning on launching a handful of other new smartphones in the second half of 2017 i.e. by the end of this year.
According to the source, the company is expected to launch four other smartphones in the market viz. Nokia 2, Nokia 7, Nokia 8 and Nokia 9. All these smartphones are going to range from entry-level devices to flagship device for this year. The source also talks about the processors with which these smartphones will be powered by. In fact, these give a brief idea on what to expect from them.
It has been reported that the Nokia 2 smartphone will be an entry-level smartphone that will be powered by Snapdragon 212 processor and the MediaTek processors. This means that this smartphone will be sold in two separate variants and you will get to choose the variant depending upon the region. Nokia 7 smartphone will be powered by Snapdragon 630 SoC, whereas the Nokia 8, on the other hand, will be powered by a comparatively powerful Snapdragon 660 SoC.
Talking about the Nokia 7 and the Nokia 8 smartphone, it is worth noting the fact that there have been rumors previously which states that the Nokia 7 will carry a single rear-facing sensor for the camera, whereas the Nokia 8 will carry a Dual sensor setup for the rear camera. Also, a Nokia smartphone running Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC was spotted on antutu as well. It could very well be the Nokia 8. The listing revealed that it would come with a 2k display along with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Do make a note that it is not confirmed if it is the Nokia 8, however, the chances are really high.
And finally coming to the Nokia 9, the source says that this will be a flagship offering and it will be powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC. Some of the previously reported rumors claim that it will sport a 5.3-inch quadHD display on the front and it will also sport 13MP dual rear-facing cameras. As of now, there is no info regarding the launch date of these devices, however, it is expected that all these smartphones could be launched anytime before the end of this year. Having said that, we would like to know your thoughts on this. Which smartphone are you looking forward to the most and why? Be sure to let us know by leaving a comment down below and also, stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more info like this.
Source – Baidu