HMD Global, the company which holds the licence to manufacture Nokia-branded Android smartphones, is all set to expand its product lineup. The company recently introduced the banana phone — Nokia 8110 4G in the market and after witnessing the response the company is now planning to bring its successor.
Ajay Mehta, the vice president and country head India of Nokia told DNA in an interview that the company is working on a possibility of launching a 4G feature phone in India at affordable prices.
The company feels that the feature phone market is growing rapidly in India and the company wants to tap in its potential. The company claims that the demand is really high for cheap devices and this a good opportunity for the company.
It is not clear if the company will exactly launch the successor of the banana phone or will bring back the revamped version of any other popular Nokia phone.
Earlier this month, HMD Global launched its latest smartphone Nokia 7.1 with PureView display. The smartphone comes under the Android One series and comes with Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box. Like the all otherNokia smartphones, the Nokia 7.1 will also get Android 9.0 Pie update.
The Nokia 7.1 features a 5.84-inch FHD+ PureView display with 2280×1080 pixels resolution. The company claims that the PureView technology improve the viewing experience with better contrast ratio (1,000,000:1), more clarity and showing ‘enhanced’ colours. The smartphone also supports HDR10 content.
The Nokia 7.1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM. The handset offers 32GB/64GB internal storage which can be expanded further by installing a microSD card. The device is backed by a 3060mAh battery, the Nokia 7.1 supports native fast charging technology that is claimed to charge 50% of the device in 30 minutes of charging. – Gadgets Now