In what appears to be an attempt to redeem its lost glory, Nokia is planning to launch Android-powered smartphones in 2017. Recently, HMD Global - the company responsible for bringing back the Finnish company to smartphone business had also confirmed that Nokia-branded smartphones will see the light of the day in early 2017.
And if rumors are anything to go by, most of the specifications of the upcoming smartphones have already been revealed except for the pricing. Thanks to the folks at Nokiapoweruser, we now have the pricing details as well. Yes, that's right! The pricing details of the Nokia D1C has been tipped ahead of its official launch.
If you've been following our coverage regularly, you'd know that the Nokia D1C is rumored to come in two models - 2GB and 3GB RAM variants. As cited by the source, the 2GB variant will be priced at USD 150 (approximately Rs. 10,105) whereas the 3GB variant will come with a price tag of USD 200 (approximately Rs. 13,474).
Going by the rumors, the two variants will differ in terms of the material used to design them. The affordable variant will come with a polycarbonate body while the slightly other variant is speculated to don an all-metal unibody design. Also, the 2GB RAM variant will sport a 5-inch display while the 3GB RAM model will have a 5.5-inch screen with the Full HD (1080p) resolution being a common aspect among the two.
Other rumored specifications include a 13MP rear camera (a 16MP camera is also expected), an 8MP front-facing camera, 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, Adreno 505 GPU, and Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.
The smartphone is expected to be launched at MWC 2017. There's also a rumor that the company will launch a few feature phones before it showcases Android power smartphones.
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