Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Nokia Launch Event starting soon. What to expect? Where to watch?


The moment we all Nokia Fans were waiting for is finally here. Nokia Mobile has held a launch event in London to launch their 1st Android Flagship smartphone. The event will start in a few hours from now. So, what announcements should we expect from the Nokia Launch event?

Based on the rumors Nokia Mobile should announce two new Nokia smartphones and also 3G version of Nokia 3310.

Nokia 8

As per the recent rumors, Nokia 8 is expected to be announced at today's launch event. Nokia 8 is expected to be an affordable flagship smartphone and also the first Nokia flagship smartphone running on Android OS. Nokia 8 is expected to come with a ZEISS branded Dual Lens Camera and is also said to support OZO Audio recording capabilities.

Nokia 8 Tampered Blue

Here are the expected specifications of Nokia 8:

Display: 5.3" 2K 2560x1440pixels
OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat or Android 8
Processor: Snapdragon 835 + Adreno 540 GPU
RAM: 4 GB
Storage: 64GB internal + MicroSD card slot
Camera: 13MP+13MP Dual Lens ZEISS Camera at back and 13MP Front Camera both capable of recording 4K Videos.
Colors: Blue, Steel, Blue/Gold and Copper/Gold
Expected Price: Nokia 8 is expected to be priced around €500

Nokia 2:

Nokia Mobile is also expected to launch an extremely low priced Android smartphone in the form of Nokia 2. 
Nokia 2

There is not much info available about the device but it is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. I would also like to add that Nokia 2 might ship with Android O out of the box.

Nokia 3310 3G

Nokia 3310 3G variant might also be launched at the event as it was recently confirmed by Three Ireland. Recently, the phone has also passed the FCC certification.

Where to watch?

There will be no live stream of the Nokia Launch Event. Nokia Mobile has suggested checking out the youtube channels of Ali-A and Jonathan Morrison at 7:30 PM(London Time). According to the Facebook post, both YouTubers will be live streaming the unboxing of an exciting product. Below are the links to both the youtube channels:

Ali-A's Youtube Channel
Jonathan Morrison

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