Nokia’s resurgence in the smartphone market is set to begin at the Mobile World Congress in 2017 and often leaked D1C, the mid range smartphone in the line-up may carry a retail price of Rs. 10,000 according to new rumors.
The phone has been in the news several times in the past, but now new reports suggest that the phone will be available in two variants, one with 2GB RAM, priced at $150 (Rs 10,000 approx.) and one with 3GB RAM, priced at $200 (Rs 13,000 approx.).
Speculations on Nokia D1C have been surfing from quiet some time now and according to NPU, the upcoming D1C will run on a Snapdragon 430 CPU, paired with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone most likely will be accompanied with Android v7.0 Nougat and may come in two screen sizes of 5 inch full HD and 5.5 inch full HD.
Rumours, suggest that the phone will feature a 13 Megapixel rear camera for the 5 inch model and 16 Megapixel rear camera for the bigger 5.5 inch model. On the front there maybe a 8 Megapixel camera for video calling and capturing selfies. There have been other reports too, which were tipped earlier that pointed to similar specs.
Nokia has partnered with HMD Global, where in both companies have signed a 10 year brand licence agreement for both tablets and smartphones, which are very likely to come by next year.
HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela also said, “India is key market for Nokia’s next phase of this journey”. Considering India as a potential market, this could be the reason why the company might be planning a budget smartphone that costs approx. Rs 10,000.
Source by gizmodo…