Sunday, 25 February 2018

Nokia Mobile MWC 2018 Launch Event. What to expect?

Nokia Mobile MWC 2018 Launch Event. What to expect?

It is the time of the year for which we all Nokia fans have been eagerly waiting for. Nokia mobile will be announcing their next generation of Nokia devices at MWC within a few hours from now. So, what phones should expect to see at the launch event?

Based on the rumors, HMD Global is expected to announce a bunch of new Nokia smartphones and feature phones and here is the list of Nokia devices that I expect being launched at the MWC.

Nokia 1:

Nokia 1

Just last week we saw a good quality render of a Nokia 1 that was shared by @evleaks on Twitter. According to the rumors, Nokia 1 will be the lowest priced Nokia smartphone and will run on Android Go edition which is specifically designed for low-end hardware. Below are the expected specifications of Nokia 1.

Expected Specifications of Nokia 1:
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo (Android Go Edition)
  • Screen: 4.5"-5" 720p display
  • Storage: 512MB OR 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM
  • Processor: Snapdragon 212
  • Camera: 5MP Rear camera and a 2MP Front camera

Nokia 6 (2018):

Nokia 6 (2018)

HMD Global will also announce the global variant of the already launched Nokia 6 (2018) which is currently exclusive to China. As per the rumors, the global variant of Nokia 6 (2018) will come with 3GB of RAM instead of 4GB which is available on China exclusive Nokia 6 (2018). There could be a possibility that HMD Global may launch Nokia 6 (2018) with 3GB and 4GB RAM options. We will soon find out the real specs of the global variant of Nokia 6 (2018) once its officially launched. Below are the expected specifications of Nokia 6 (2018):

Expected Specifications of Nokia 6 (2018):
  • Display: 5.5 inch, 1080p, 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: Snapdragon 630 (Octa core, 4*2.2GHz+4*1.9GHz)
  • Storage: 32/64 GB internal storage, microSD up to 128GB
  • Camera: 16MP back + 8MP front, Bothie supported, OZO Audio (2 mics)
  • Battery: 3000 mAh with support for Fast charging (50% charge in 30 minutes)
  • Connectivity: USB Type C, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • OS: Android 8.0 

Nokia 7

Nokia 7

Nokia 7 was launched in China a few months back and is currently a China exclusive device. I am not sure if Nokia 7 will make its appearance at MWC but some rumors suggest that Nokia 7 could be launched for the global markets. So, we can also expect to see Nokia 7 to be launched at MWC. Below are the specifications of Nokia 7:

Specifications of Nokia 7:
  • OS: Android Oreo
  • Processor: Snapdragon 630
  • Storage: 64 GB internal memory with external MicroSD card slot (up to 128 GB support)
  • Display: 5.2” IPS LCD FHD (1920 x 1080),
  • Primary camera: 16MP / 1.12um / F1.8, Dual tone flash
  • Front facing camera: 5MP / 1.4um / F2.0 / 84o FOV
  • Connectivity & Sensors: USB Type C, OTG, 3.5mm AV jack, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor), E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, NFC (sharing), Hall sensor, 802.11 a/b/g/n, BT 5, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh battery (9V/2A)

Nokia 7+

Nokia 7 Plus

After a few rumors and watching a lot of leaked images and some high-quality images which were recently shared by @evleaks, We can be sure that Nokia 7+ will be launched today by HMD Global at their MWC Launch Event. Nokia 7+ will be an Android One device and will be the 1st Nokia device to come with an 18:9 Display. Below is the list of rumored specifications of Nokia 7+

Rumored Specifications of Nokia 7+:
  • OS: Android Oreo
  • Display: 6" Full HD 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: Snapdragon 660
  • Camera: 12MP + 13MP Zeiss Dual Cameras at back and 16MP Camera with f2.0 aperture at front
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB ROM expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD

Nokia 8 Sirocco/Nokia 9

Nokia 9

I am not sure which Nokia flagship phone will be announced today and we will only be able to find out once Nokia Mobile announces it at their MWC Launch Event. Recently, we saw Nokia 8 Sirocco getting approval in Thailand so I am assuming that Nokia 8 Sirocco will be launched tonight. We will soon find out the real deal in few hours. :)

Nokia 3310 4G

Nokia 3310 4G

Nokia 3310 4G was recently launched in China and is expected to be announced for global markets at the Nokia Mobile's MWC Launch event. Nokia 3310 4G runs on YunOS, supports 4G VoLTE and also comes with WiFi. Click here to check the specifications of Nokia 3310 4G.

Nokia 8110 (2018)

Yesterday we got to know that HMD Global is also planning to bring back the Nokia 8110 aka The Matrix phone. We also saw some renders of the Nokia 8110 (2018) and according to the source, Nokia 8110 (2018) will run on YunOS and will have support for 4G connectivity. Nokia 8110 (2018) will be priced at 79 euros.

These are the devices that I am expecting to be launched at the Nokia Mobile's MWC launch event. Not all devices that I have mentioned above might be launched tonight. The launch event will start in a couple of hours from now and we will soon get to see some new Nokia smartphones and feature phones. I am very excited for this launch event and I am sure you all are excited as well. :)

Below is the livestream link:

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