A new rumor has popped up, according to which Nokia will release two new smartphones running Android. Nokia to Launch Two High End Android Nougat Smartphones. Both handsets will be running Android 7.0 Nougat, the next iteration of Google’s mobile OS. The two Android smartphones could possibly be unveiled as early as the fourth quarter of this year.
Nokia to Launch Two High End Android Nougat Smartphones
Both devices will run Google’s latest OS, Android Nougat. The rumors claim that one of the handsets will have a 5.5-inch screen, while the other will be slightly smaller with a 5.2-inch screen.
Though it is still not confirmed but both are expected to come with OLED displays with a quad-HD (2,560 x 1440) screen resolution. It may possible that the handsets could come with a smaller 2K resolution (2,048 x 1,080).
Both handsets will be marketed as high-end or premium devices which will come with metallic designs. The smartphones are also believed to be water- and dust-resistant with IP68 certification. It means handsets won’t be damaged if immersed under three feet of water for up to 30 minutes.
One of the handsets is also expected to come with a 22-megapixel camera. This is believed to be the 5.5-inch handset. There is no information about the camera of 5.2-inch handset.
Lastly, both Nokia Android smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset and may possibly come with fingerprint sensors.
Nokia is currently in the prototyping phase for its two upcoming Android smartphones. But these phones are expected to be launched in last quarter of 2016.