Nokia is expected to launch its latest Android device, the Nokia P1, this year. The expected launch of this device has created a lot of buzz among smartphone lovers all over the world. Nokia P1 incorporates the latest Android operating system, unlike its previous devices. There are a lot of speculations going around about the device such as whether it would be using the Snapdragon 835 processor or the 821 Snapdragon processor. Nevertheless, Nokia P1 is going to make its entry soon as a high-grade android phone. Some specifications about the phone cannot be confirmed yet and are based on different inputs from various sources. We can only discuss the expected specifications at this point of time.
Display and camera
Nokia P1 is expected to have a 5.3-inch display screen with gorilla glass 5 and IP57 protection. The full HD LCD display has a resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels with a pixel density of 408 pixels per inch. Thus, images, texts and videos will sharper and clearer. Nokia P1 is expected to carry a Carl Zeiss-certified 22.6MP rear camera with IP57- certification for water and dust resistance. The rear or primary camera is also equipped with other features such as autofocus, LED flash for dim lighting, High Dynamic Range mode and ISO Control. The camera provides an image resolution of 5160 X 3872 pixels and a video resolution of 3840 X 2160 pixels at a rate of 30 frames per second. The 8MP front camera is highly suitable for shooting excellent selfies and video calling. Nokia P1 is equipped with a very responsive touch screen function.
Memory and storage
Nokia P1 is widely expected that the phone would come in two variants, 128GB and 256GB, with memory expandable to 256GB by using a MicroSD card.Nokia P1 possesses a 6GB RAM, which makes the phone faster due to the simultaneous running of multiple applications.
Operating system and platform configuration
Operating system utilized by Nokia P1 would be the Android Nougat. The device is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and the central processing unit is set to feature two dual-core Kyro processors with respective speeds of 2.15GHz and 1.59GHz. The Graphics are well supported by a GPU of Adreno 530. All these features make Nokia P1 an appropriate device for playing high-end games as well as multitasking.
The Nokia P1 supports both 3G and 4G networks, which enables a faster downloading speed. It also supports Wi-Fi, which allows the user to connect to the Wi-Fi hotspots in an area. Nokia 1 is VoLTE enabled, which allows the user to make calls over the 4G network and it is also compatible with Reliance Jio. It supports Bluetooth v4.2 for listening to music and calls using Bluetooth headsets. The device also has GPS support which determines the phone’s location and also helps in finding directions. It also has a MicroUSB 2.0 slot. Nokia P 1 supports GSM SIM card. It is not a dual-SIM phone.
Nokia P1 is powered by a 3500mAh Li-Polymer battery which is expected to provide a long period of activity with full charge.
Some additional features
Nokia P1 has a 3.5mm headphone jack which allows the phone to be connected to a plethora of devices having 3.5mm port. The accelerometer of the phone detects motion and the orientation of device in space. It also has a gyroscope which provides 3D motion tracking besides determining the rotation and orientation of the device. The phone has a fingerprint sensor which affords even more security than a password because it enables the user to unlock the phone using his or her finger. Nokia P 1 cannot be used to tune in to FM radio.
A concept renders video was released recently and based on that video, a possible look of the Nokia P 1 can be explained. The android device has a metal frame with volume and power buttons situated on the left edge of the device. The SIM card slot is also on the left edge. The bottom edge consists of a Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack and the speaker grille. The logo of Nokia is present vertically at the back along with the Carl Zeiss rear camera. The home button is believed to be present over the fingerprint scanner and below the display screen. The device is expected to be in Silver, Rose Gold and Black color options.
Nokia P1 is expected to be released in two storage versions. The 128GB version is expected to cost around Rs54,500 while the 256GB version is expected to cost around Rs64,700. 91mobiles.com, the leading mobile portal, has put the expected price of Nokia P1 at Rs54,390. The unofficial release date that is displayed at is 20th March 2017.