Nostalgia is about to hit again. For most of the mobile phone users in India, Nokia would always be their first love. Nokia used to rule the Indian market a decade ago. So the news of 5 amazing upcoming Nokia Android phones that are scheduled to launch in 2017 has certainly passed a wave of excitement. People are curious about the Nokia New Android Phone 2017 and social media has already been talking about it.
Like the moon, I’ll fade away but like the sun I’ll rise again – Probably this quotes suits aptly Nokia. They came, they conquered and their setback became the platform for their comeback.
It seems the Finnish tech giant is on the verge of rebirth. Right from their downfall in 2010 and finally Microsoft taking their ownership in the year 2014, Microsoft for 10 years, Nokia has certainly survived odds and is now back with a bang. When Nokia purchased the French mobile manufacturer, Alcatel- lucent in 2015, millions of NOKIA fans had a hope of a possible return. Later on HMD global acquired the rights thus confirming that Nokia is all set to conquer the mobile phone world once again.
Yes, it’s confirmed Nokia is back and their comeback is huge this time with some of their best-advanced smartphones that can give other companies a heavy competition.
HMD Global, which is now the new home of Nokia has confirmed that the upcoming Nokia Android smartphones will be powered by Google’s Android operating system. In a press release on 8th January, 2017, they announced their launch of first Nokia smartphone, Nokia 6 in China.
Here’s what Arto Nummela, chief executive officer of HMD Global had to say about the launch,
|“I have never seen in my life that when we enter meetings, customers (distributors or trade partners) hug us – that’s because of Nokia (equity and trust).”|
He probably indicated towards the trust and love that the brand has built in all those years not only with customers but also with trade partners.
HMD Global president Florian Seiche had this to say,
|“Our ambition for the smartphone business is quite strong. We want to make it into the one of the leading smartphone brands again.”|
Here are some takeaways from the press release –
- People can buy Nokia 6 through JD.com. Nokia 6 is priced at 1699 CNY that is close to 17,000 INR
- Even with the new design, the Nokia 6 has embraced the brand’s hallmarks of quality, high-end craftsmanship and not to mention user-friendly experience
- Nokia 6 is the first model in the world of Android smartphones with more to come in H1 2017
As we see that the word “phones” is heavily used in the press release, it leads us to believe that several Nokia handsets are to be launched in the following year apart from Nokia Android Phones 2016.
There are many myths floating about the Nokia’s comeback projects. Here are some of the news, sneak peaks for you.
Here’s a list of Upcoming Nokia Android Phones
Let’s have a look at the confirmed list of 5 amazing Nokia Android phones that are scheduled to launch in 2017. Continue reading!
- Nokia 6 – Rs. 16,750
The day Nokia 6 was launched in China on JD.com, the model sold out in a minute during first flash sale. After all these years of disappointment, here’s great news for Nokia fans who’ve already showered their love by embracing this first Nokia Android smartphone. Over 1 million people had registered for a chance to buy one and the same craze is expected to be witnessed in India.
Nokia will hit the Indian market by end of February and has been priced at Rs. 16,750. With one more month for its release, we’ll have to wait and see how the sale goes for this model in the Indian podium. As we all know Nokia ruled the Indian market in the late 20’s and now it has made a comeback like a boss and seems to stay longer than ever.
The Nokia 6 smartphone comes is enabled with a 5.5″ screen and Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. The Nokia New Android Phone comes with a 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and 3000 mAh battery. Its screen is flanked by a curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer and a 16-megapixel rear camera and 8-megpixel front facing camera. It’s OS is based on the latest Android Nougat.
The Nokia Android phone 6 is a dual SIM (GSM + CDMA and GSM + CDMA) smartphone and its connectivity options include 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG and FM. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
- Nokia P1 Flagship – Rs. 54,500
With the Nokia 6 having garnered a whopping one million pre-orders in China and being sold out in just 1 minute of its launch, Nokia’s comeback under the stewardship of HMD Global seems to be pretty huge and promising. While Nokia 6 is a budget phone, the big launch is reserved for MWC in February. HMD Global, which has acquired the exclusive license to manufacture phones under the Nokia brand, will be releasing as many as 7 Nokia phones in 2017 with the prime focus being the Nokia P1.
As per new leaks which are to be believed, the company will be releasing two top notch Nokia’s flagship models. Yet another addition in the list of Upcoming Nokia Android Phones
As per the sources, the Nokia P1’s design is similar to Sharp Aquos Xx3 which was launched in Japan last year. The Nokia P1 128GB will be priced at $800 i.e. 54,500 INR and the Nokia P1 256GB will be priced at Rs. 64,700, as per a report by Russian publication Worket.
The Nokia smartphone is enabled with Android Nougat and flaunts a 5.3″ display either full-HD or quad-HD resolution along with Gorilla Glass 5 on top. It is further flanked by Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM and the latest Qualcomm processor. The Nokia Upcoming Android Phone features a Zeiss-certified 22.6-megapixel rear camera. In terms of water and dust resistance, Nokia P1 is expected to be IP57-certified. The Nokia Android features a 3500mAh battery with support for quick charging. To further increase its value, Nokia P1 is enabled with a fingerprint scanner.
Here’s another fabulous smartphone offered by Nokia. This Nokia Android is expected to house feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820/821 chipset and runs on Android OS, v6.01 Marshmallow.
The Nokia New Android Phone is enabled with both 32GB and 64GB storage along with 4GB RAM.
Nokia D1 is another speculated Nokia Android that is believed to hit the market in 2017. This Nokia upcoming android phone 2017 is the one that has been getting the most interest because of its affordable price. If sources are to be believed, this Nokia New Android Phone will be released in two models and will be priced at Rs. 10,000 for the 2GB of RAM model and at Rs. 13,500 for the 3GB of RAM model. Yet another addition in the list of Upcoming Nokia Android Phones.
The Nokia D1C is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz coupled with Adreno 505 GPU, and would be enabled with 2GB and 3GB RAM versions. It is said to run on Android 7.0 Nougat and available in 5-inch and 5.5-inch full-HD display options. However, both of them are enabled with 16GB internal storage. On the camera front, the Nokia D1C would be flanked by 13-megapixel and 16-megapixel rear camera modules with 8-megapixel camera at the front.
Did you know?
Nokia’s smartphone (TA-1000) that passed China 3C certification recently is actually the Nokia E1
Nokia has assured to have worked on their functionality issues, thus offering a fabulous range of next-gen smartphones with much smoother performance. This set along with other Nokia Upcoming Android Phones are expected to cover the entire aspects of smartphone technology and will be sold right from low-end and mid-range to high-end versions.
Nokia C1 is yet another Android phone from the house of Nokia that will be seen this year. The phone will be priced at 12,999 speculatively and will be seen featuring 2GB RAM, 1.8GHz Octa-core processor, Android Marshmallow OS, 2800 mAh battery, 13+5MP camera unit and more.
All that you wanted to know about HMD global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the new home of Nokia phones and tablets. It has acquired the license to design and market the Nokia upcoming android phones 2017. These new phones that are ranged from high end to budget will suit consumers from all walks of life. With a serious commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for mobile phones and tablets.
Key leaders within HMD Global are former Nokia executives and employees, including Chief Executive Arto Nummela and Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas. Mr Nummela had joined Nokia in 1994 and was involved in product creation, business management, and marketing, while Mr Sarvikas was into key product management including product creation and product strategy. Florian Seiche, President of HMD Global, had held the position of Senior Vice President at Nokia and Microsoft until recently getting on board as President of HMD Global.
HMD global stole the show at the Mobile world congress this year by showcasing their list of Nokia upcoming android phones and in this list, they featured the Nokia 3, Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and also put a smile by bringing back the legendary Nokia 3310.
The upcoming Nokia android smartphones will be featuring a unique unibody that is crafted to perfection. The durability factor of Nokia will be passed on to the latest Nokia Android phones. Nokia at the convention that these new releases have been put through 650 tests and out of them at least 74 was for durability.
Our curated list of Nokia upcoming smartphones gives you insights on its speculative prices, full specifications, and also a comparative review. Stay tuned to know more on what’s coming up your way in the mobile space.
Those were the top 5 upcoming Nokia Android phones that have been scheduled to launch in 2017. Hope you found this post useful!