The next flagship from the HMD Global is expected to be the Nokia X upcoming phone, which is likely to appear very soon. Ahead of the launch some of the Nokia X specs were leaked online in a hands-on video. The video rendered online specify all the details about the Nokia X release date and the launch event that is planned to happen on May 16 in China. It showcases the Nokia X design and is speculated to be the first Nokia smartphone to feature notch design. After the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro, the HMD Global is next to feature notch design. Even the upcoming OnePlus handset, OnePlus 6 was already confirmed to have a notch cut out. It is even rumoured that the LG G7 ThinQ will have a small cutout on the top of screen resembling Apple iPhone X. The Nokia X was spotted several times previously in many rumours from the official sources and thus we got some information pertaining to the Nokia X price in UAE, design, display, and specifications.
The upcoming Nokia X (or Nokia X6) is likely to follow the latest trend of notch design on the top of the display screen. On the rear end, there is a vertically aligned dual camera system with a fingerprint sensor beneath it. If rumors are to be believed, then the new Nokia X will sport 5.8-inches screen with 19:9 aspect ratio. The design almost resembles the Nokia 7 Plus. As in high-end smartphones, the rumored Nokia X is built of a glass and metal combo with a bezel-less display. If the device is about to get glass rear then there are chances of getting wireless charging support. There is no information about the display panel that HMD Global is using for the Nokia X. As for our expectations, OLED panel is most unlikely as this is not ought to be the high-end flagship. Mostly, the Nokia X will get an LCD panel displaying vivid and sharp colors.
It is speculated that the alleged Nokia X will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC/MediaTek Helio P60 chipset. This is the same chipset that houses the latest mid-range smartphone, Motorola Moto G6 Plus. The processor is coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. There should be a microSD slot to expand the storage capacity. Though not powerful as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, this chipset renders solid performance while gaming, browsing apps and multitasking. As for the camera, the Nokia X in Dubai may pack in dual 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, phase detection autofocus, and 4K video recording. Because of the presence of a dual rear camera, there is a chance of the upcoming Nokia device to offer DSLR-camera like effects. On the front end, the device is tipped to have a 5MP sensor that can record 1080p videos. For the device security, there is a fingerprint reader that is placed on the rear end. The 3500mAh battery will fuel the handset and may ship in with the fast charging technology support. Furthermore, the Nokia X is expected to run on Android 8.1 Oreo.
As for the Nokia X release date, the latest hands-on video teased online suggest it happen on May 16. The teaser images were only limited to China, this hints the HMD Global plans to release the handset initially in China and later spread it across international markets. Even other Nokia handsets like Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 were launched in China markets first and then made it global. While the HMD Global advertising suggests the name as just Nokia X, the latest rumors hint towards the name as Nokia X6. In either case, both the naming schemes are already existing but with fresh design and specs. As for the Nokia X price, it is expected to carry lower price tag than the Nokia 7 Plus. The Nokia X price in Dubai, UAE can be around AED 1094. The decent hardware specifications, advanced camera app along with the impressive design make it worthy to pay for.
Moreover, the HMD Global recently introduced the new Nokia 6 2018 that boasts an excellent camera setup. Here is everything about the new Nokia 6 2018. Now, it is planning to introduce two new smartphones Nokia P1 and Nokia Edge with some exciting features and specifications. At MWC, the Finnish company launched a slew of smartphones including Nokia 8 Sirocco that offers enhanced camera capabilities and impressive hardware and software internals. Thus making it the best Nokia smartphones of 2018.