Finally, the day has come when the Finland-based company HMD Global will announce the new Nokia smartphones in their official event on February 25th in Barcelona just before the MWC 2018 event starts. The company has started sending the official event invites for the event just before MWC and we can expect several devices in the event. Even the Chief Product Officer, of HMD Global has tweeted,” Sorry for the radio silence. Been super busy planning #MWC2018.
Please expect it to be awesome.” that confirms that the company is going to announce something big at the event and most probably we might see the launch of the flagship Nokia 9 along with other devices like Nokia 1 that will be the Android Oreo Go variant, Nokia 4, Nokia 3310 4G feature phone, Nokia 7 Plus and the global variant of the Nokia 7 as well.
As for the Nokia 9, the device was recently approved by the US FCC confirming most of the rumored specifications. The device, according to FCC, will carry the model number TA-1047 and will feature a 5.5-inch OLED Quad HD display with 530-nits brightness and 2560×1440 pixels resolution. It will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 or by the newly launched Snapdragon 845 processor. It will carry 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity.
It will run on the Android 8.0 Oreo OS out of the box and will support dual-SIMs. The device will feature a dual rear camera with a 12-megapixel + 13-megapixel camera setup for portrait shots and will also carry a 5-megapixel camera or an 8-megapixel one. The device will be backed up by a 3250mAh battery with support for fast charging. We can expect a price tag of around $500.
The Nokia 1 Android Oreo Go edition is expected to be an entry-level smartphone that will feature an HD display which might be a 5-inch display and it will be powered by a dual-core processor. It will have 1GB of RAM and 8GB of inbuilt storage capacity that will be expandable via a MicroSD card slot. It will run on the Android Oreo (Android Go) edition is based on Android 8.1 and will support dual SIMs. We can expect a 2500mAh battery at least for this device and it will carry connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS and others. According to the rumours coming from China, the Nokia 1 might be priced around 69-75 Euros.
Let’s wait for the event that will start on February 25th at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art and starts at 4 PM CET on Sunday. Stay tuned for more news and details about the MWC 2018 event.