For those of us who thought that since Microsoft has acquired the mobile division of Nokia, the brand has ceased to exist, we could not be any more wrong. The Finnish handset maker launched its first ever Nokia branded Android tablet called Nokia N1 in November 2014. Now the speculations are riff that Nokia is working on an Android smartphone as well and recently few leaked images surfaced on the World Wide Web, which confirmed the speculations. The device is being called Nokia C1 and here is a brief overview of the handset.
Why Should You buy?
Gesture based Z Launcher: It is to be expected that the new handset from Nokia would come with the same launcher and interface that was seen in the Nokia N1. This launcher is a unique take of Nokia on Android and comes with gesture support. Users can draw pattern on the display to launch certain apps or perform certain tasks.
Intel Atom processor: It is expected that the all new Nokia handset would come featuring an Intel Atom processor. While, no other dteail about the processor is known yet, we can expect the handset to be a decent performing device. In all likelihood, the processor would be a Quad-core unit with a clock speed in the range of 1.5-1.8 GHz. Moreover, it is expected that it will feature 1 GB of RAM for a consistency in performance.
Latest Android: As and when the handset comes out, it is expected to feature the latest Android available at the moment. Since it is being speculated that the handset will come out in 2017, we can safely assume that it will have Android Nougat running on it.
Why Should You Not buy?
Not sure whether or not it will come: While this handset certainly looks quite promising and is one of the most awaited handset, there is no telling when this handset would be coming. Moreover, it is not even sure whether this handset will come out or not since Nokia has not said a word about the same.
Motorola Moto G4 Plus: The best budget smartphone has to be the best alternative to the Nokia C1. This handset comes with a powerful processor, latest Android, great camera and fingerprint scanner to boot. A delight for regular as well as heavy users, this one is a sure winner if you want something in the league of Nokia C1 and cannot wait.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question – How much Internal storage space is free? Can Apps be moved to SD card?
Answer – This handset comes with 32 GB of internal memory, of which around 24 GB of space is available to the user. We can expect that supported apps can be moved to the SD card in this handset.
Question – Is USB OTG supported?
Answer – Yes, Nokia C1 might come with support for USB OTG feature.
Question - Does it come with Dual Tone LED Flash?
Answer – No, unfortunately the handset comes with single LED flash.
Question – Do both SIM cards support 4G?
Answer – Yes, both SIM card slots in Nokia C1 support 4G LTE.
Question – Is the battery removable?
Answer – No, the battery of this handset is non-removable.
Question – Does it record Slow motion Videos? What is the highest Video Resolution?
Answer – No, this smartphone cannot record slow motion videos. It can record videos in the highest resolution of 1080p.
Question – How is the software?
Answer – It might come with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, which makes for a good user experience.
Question – Does it support VoLTE?
Answer – No, the smartphone might not support VoLTE feature.
Question – What comes inside the box?
Answer – Handset, Charger, User Guide, Warranty Card