The once-great phone giant Nokia sold its smartphone business to Microsoft back in 2013, and later began licensing the Nokia name to various Chinese companies. Nokia previously announced its return to smartphones last month, and now a promotional video for one of the company's upcoming Android-powered phones has leaked.
The low-resolution video doesn't give us much to go by, but the phone seems to match up with the leaked specifications for the Nokia D1 (also referred to as the Nokia 6). That would mean the above phone has an unnamed octa-core Snapdragon CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage with microSD expansion, and Android 7.0 Nougat. Dolby ATMOS surround sound is advertised in the video, which matches up with the leaked specifications.
While the specs are impressive, the microUSB port seen in the video is a bit of a bummer. Still, I am looking forward to Nokia's return to the smartphone industry.
- Anonymous Alpaca
The Nokia 6 is official on Nokia's site, branded as "the first Nokia smartphone powered by Android" (there was this, but it was technically developed by Microsoft) and will be released in early 2017. The device is being manufactured by HMD, and the company is now the exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets.
Official specs from HMD Global's website include a 5.5" "full HD" Gorilla Glass screen, a Snapdragon 430 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of Storage, and Android Nougat. In addition, there is a 16 MP phase detection auto focus camera on the back, and an 8 MP camera on the front.
The phone is unfortunately China-exclusive, which would explain the microUSB port.