Tuesday, 24 April, 2018

HMD Global to launch Nokia X on April 27

Nokia X Teaser New, mysterious Nokia X coming soon (likely not as an iPhone X rival)
Marlene Weaver | 17 April, 2018, 18:50

HMD Global, the company that licenses the Nokia-brand, is reported to have been working on the launch of all new Nokia X in China on April 27. Going by the side profile of the handset in the digital poster, it appears the Nokia X will have a metal build with rounded corners and 2.5D curved glass on the front. We say so as the Nokia 3 and Nokia 1 smartphones in India have started receiving updates bringing new features and security patches. There haven't even been any leaks/rumours about the device so far.

Instead, it will be more of an upper mid-range handset, while the next top-tier smartphone from HMD Global is still expected to be the Nokia 9.

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As per a report by Chinese blog ITHome, HMD's upcoming smartphone will be launched on April 27 in China. Billboards and short advertisements during movie screenings feature a certain "Nokia X". It is also unknown if the phone will be launched globally or be restricted only to China & some of the other Asian markets. The Nokia X was launched by Nokia as its first Android phone but it wasn't a successful one. From feature phones like the Nokia 3310 (2017) to low-priced Android smartphones like the Nokia 1 and premium handsets like the Nokia 8 Sirocco, HMD has revived the Nokia brand especially in core Asian markets such as India.

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