HMD Global announced that it will unveil six to seven Nokia smartphones this year and four of them are already available. The company is expected to launch the rest by the end of the year.
One of the upcoming Nokia Android smartphones is the Nokia 2 that is believed to be launched in the coming months is the Nokia 2. From the previously leaked information, it is said that the Nokia 2 will be the most entry-level smartphone to be launched by HMD Global. The device is also likely to arrive in four different variants such as TA-1023, TA-1035, TA-1007 and TA-1029, tipped a previous FCC certification.
Now, the Nokia 2 is back in the news as HMD has enabled LTE Band 5 on two variants of the smartphone with the model numbers TA-1023 and TA-1035. The Band 5 has been enabled via a software update, claims a recent FCC application that was filed by HMD. The only major change filed under the application is the addition of LTE Band 5 by software and no other change in the hardware is noted.
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From what we know, the TA-1035 is a dual SIM variant of the smartphone with the TA-1023 is a single SIM variant. With this, the Nokia 2 variants mentioned here will support LTE Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17 and 38. Previously, Nokia 2 appeared on the Geekbench benchmark listing with 1GB RAM and Snapdragon 212 SoC. The other aspects that are expected to be featured by the Nokia 2 include a 5-inch HD 720p display, an 8MP main camera at the rear and a 5MP selfie camera. A 2800mAh is believed to power the smartphone from within. The FCC certification also revealed the prototype images of the design.