HMD Global send out invites for smartphone launch event set for 31 October; Nokia 2, Nokia 7 expected

Nokia's parent company HMD global has sent invite to the launch event, that is expected to bring one of the new Nokia smartphone into the market.

After the Nokia 8, HMD Global is now geared up to announce another Nokia device on 31 October. HMD Global has sent out invites to what appears to be a global launch event, one that is expected to announce a  Nokia smartphone for India and global markets. While the devices for now remain a mystery, there is a better chance of HMD announcing the much-rumoured Nokia 2 smartphone and may be, even the Nokia 7.

Image credit: HMD Global

Image credit: HMD Global

The company recently launched Nokia 7 in China. The Nokia 7 features a Snapdragon 630 and comes with a 16 MP rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash on back of the smartphone. The 4 GB RAM variant of the device is priced at CYN 2,499 (approx Rs 25,000) and 6 GB RAM variant is priced at CYN 2,699 (approx. Rs 27,000) in China.

The device packs in Android Nougat 7.1.1 and a 5.2-inch full HD IPS LCD display. Other features of the smartphone include an IP 54 certification, Corning's Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 64 GB of internal storage.

While details about the Nokia 7's launch cannot be confirmed, all eyes are on the entry-level device, the Nokia 2.

Recent leaks suggest that the smartphone will come with a 4.7-inch display a 4,000 mAh battery, and Snapdragon 210 inside with a maximum clock speed of 1.1 Ghz.

There is another candidate as well, but it there's a small chance that the rumoured Nokia 9 may make it to India, considering that the Nokia 8 was recently launched. Concept videos of Nokia 9 have been spotted on the internet. The video shows a bezel-less design, curved edge display without any headphone jack.

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