tech2 News StaffOct 31, 2017 12:11:08 IST
HMD Global is expected to launch the Nokia 2 today, a budget-smartphone that might remind us of the old Nokia devices. It is expected to be priced below the Nokia 3, which was recently launched with a price tag of Rs 10,000 in India.
Information leaks about this ultra-budget smartphone from various credible sources have provided us with a considerable amount of information about the specification of the Nokia 2. Leaksters Evan Blass and Roland Quandt provided the information about the looks and battery capacity of the device. According to the leaks, the smartphone is expected to come with a 4,000 mAh battery and run on a Snapdragon 210 chip clocked at a maximum clock speed of 1.1 GHz.
The recent leak on a screenshot of the benchmarking test Antutu shows the presence of Snapdragon 212, 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP selfie camera on the phone. The Nokia 2 is supposed to come pre-loaded with Android Nougat (7.1.1), 1 GB RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
Nokia 2 is expected to feature a 4.7-inch screen HD display with a resolution of 720x1,280.
US online retailer Best Buy accidentally listed the device on its website with a price tag of $99. The listing was taken down later.
HMD is also expected to launch the Nokia 7, which has been already launched in China. The Chinese version of the smartphone comes with a 7000-series aluminium frame with diamond-cut beveled edges. The glass back of the device is made of 3D Corning Glass.
Nokia 7 sports a 5.2-inch FullHD IPS LCD display and comes with Snapdragon 630 processor, paired with 4 GB or 6 GB RAM. The smartphone features a 16 MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a dual tone LED flash unit. It has a 5 MP selfie camera. Nokia 7 runs on Android Nougat and expected to get an update to Android Oreo. It comes in two color variants, Gloss Black and Matte White, in China.
Nokia 7 prices start from CNY 2,499 (approx Rs 25,000) for the 4 GB RAM variant and it is CNY 2,699 (approx Rs 27,000) for the 6 GB RAM variant.
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