Nokia P1 Highly Anticipated Flagship Smartphone 2017
Nokia’s Flagship Nokia P1 is Going to be Bold Beautiful and Fast – The Nokia P1 is expected to be the flagship smartphone from Nokia’s 2017 line up. It is expected to be made available in two variants, one with 128 GB storage and the other with 256 GB storage.
The 128 GB variant will launch at a starting price of $800 (54,000 INR approximately). While the 256 GB variant is expected to launch at a starting price of somewhere around $950 (64,700 INR).
As we saw that Nokia 6, this year’s first product is launched only in China for now, we are not yet clear if this flagship device will be launched globally or will be initially restricted to Chinese market.
But, as HMD Global is the hosting firm for this release, it is most likely that the P1 will also be released in China first and then might be made available for the rest of the world.
Nokia P1 Key Specifications and Rumors
The Nokia’s Flagship P1 is Going Bold Beautiful and Fast as the rumors suggests, there are also some leaked renders which are sharing here.
The device is expected to sport a 5.3 inch Quad HD display offering 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution. It will come with a pixel density above 500 and will also have corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and a 2.5 D Curve glass cover.
There is Sim/SD card slot on the left and the power and volume rockers being on the right. As we know that Nokia 6 is made of aluminum 6000 series which almost took 45 minutes for the firm to machine a single unit, we expect a more durable premium quality and metallic build for the Nokia P1.
Bonus – The Nokia 3310 is known to be most sturdy and robust smartphone ever made and there are some rumors in the wild that Nokia can have a 2017 version of the 3310 for the Nokia Fans.
Nokia is also expected to house the amazing Carl Zeiss lens with 22.3 MP camera resolution, and with triple LED flash. The front side can have an 8 mega pixel ultra wide angle lens selfie camera, for the group selfies.
The device is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC though while the launch it was clear that Samsung S8 will be the first device to launch this Next generation SOC. The Snapdragon 835 is the first processor to be manufactured using the cutting edge 10 Nm process and will be more energy efficient and powerful when compared to the Snapdragon 821.
The device is also expected to run on the latest Android 7.0, Nougat with minimal amount of bloat and can also come with the Google Assistant which is found on the Google Pixel phones. The Nokia P1 will come with 6 GB RAM, which is going to be standard for most flagship devices in 2017.
Though there are some devices like Asus AR which are promising 8 GB RAM and we may see OnePlus 4 and Xiaomi Mi6 to come with 8 GB RAM.
The device is expected to have all the other necessary features like IR blaster, NFC Support, finger print sensor embedded in the home button on the front, a 3.5 mm audio jack, USB type C port, and Quick charging technology.
Apart from this, the device is expected to come with IP57 certification for dust and water resistance. The phone is also rumored to juice up a 3500 mAH battery.
These are the expected specs and rumors which are churning the rumor mills. Meanwhile the Nokia 6 is selling like hot cakes in China they sold couple of million smartphones in a frenzy.
It was not available on a flash sale but the buyers ordered so fast that they were gone in quick time, making it look like a flash sale.
HMD global is making progress and if they can fulfill the global demand for the Nokia phones and maintain the quality standard that the Finnish giant has set in the past, well Nokia can be a new force in the smartphone world.
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Written By – Riyaz Roshan.
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