Nokia is a multinational communications and information technology company, founded in 1865. With headquarters located in Espoo, Uusimaa, it operates in more than 150 countries and showed revenues near €12.73 billion.
There is no need to mention that Nokia contributed a lot to the telephony industry, and played development of the GSM and LTE standards, and was, for a period, the largest vendor of mobile phones in the world.
After a long break of 3-4 years, Nokia has taken the decision to step into the highly competitive market of Android phones. Nokia has stepped into the market by launching Nokia Android series in the starting months of 2017. After getting a good response, Nokia has decided to level up by manufacturing and launching premium Android phones to give a tight competition to the giants like Samsung, Xiaomi, and more. He is on the right path of doing so and this can be said because Nokia is launching a new Android phone “Nokia Edge”. Nokia edge is launched to directly compete with Samsung and Xiaomi. Nokia edge will help you to capture beautiful moments with its 23MP Carl Zeiss Lens and 8MP front camera.
The launch date of Nokia Edge is not declared yet but there are rumors that it will be launched in last week of June or first week of July. The company is expecting a huge revenue from the sale of this device, so they are working on its preliminary testing. For availability, either of Amazon or Flipkart India will be partnered by Nokia to sell its Nokia edge smartphone.
Key Specifications of Nokia Edge
Nokia Edge uses Android Nougat and has a screen size 5.5 inches with 1080 x 1920, IPS LED display with a powerful Octa Core 2.3 GHz Cortex A53 processor MediaTek MT6755 processor added with a 64GB internal storage.
The Nokia Edge is said to provide the back camera of 23MP Karl Zeiss lens and front camera of 5MP to take beautiful selfies. The battery which is used in Nokia Edge is a Non-removable battery of 3880mAh which gives 4hours of talktime and 14 hours on standby mode. It also supports support microUSB v2.0.
Versions of Nokia Edge
As per the reports, Nokia is going to launch “Nokia Edge” with 2 versions which are listed below.
The first version will provide ram of 3gb and another version of 4gb ram. The expected price of Nokia Edge 3gb version is Rs. 45,990 and Rs. 48,990 for 4gb version.
Estimated launch Date
Estimated launch date is decided either in the June last or July starting. There is no guarantee that this is the exact date but its real launch date may fall near it. After its launch, the company will start the selling process and they will use e-commerce platforms of Flipkart and Amazon to ease the selling process. Microsoft edge will support dual sims (GSM+GSM) out of which one sim will work in LTE mode and another one will work in 3g mode. It will support fingerprint sensor too which will help you to keep your phone private. Screen resolution is Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) with the pixel density of 424pixels per inch.
The processor used in it is MediaTek MT6755 with Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53 processor. It supports Wifi, Bluetooth GPS and multiple other sensors such as Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass.
|Display||5.2″ (13.21 cm)|
|Sensors||Light Sensors, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass|
|OS||Android v7.0 (Nougat)|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Launch Date||August 7, 2017 (Unofficial)|
|Network||4G: Available (Supports Indian bands)|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Processor||Octa core, 2 GHz|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel Density||424 ppi|
|Screen size||5.2 inches (13.21 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)|
|Touch Screen||Yes, Capacitive , Multi-touch|
|Internal Memory||32 GB|
|Expandable Memory||Yes, Upto 128 GB|
|Settings||Exposure Compensation, ISO Control|
|Camera features||Digital Zoom, Auto flash, face detection, touch to focus|
|Image resolution||5520 * 4140 Pixels|
|Shooting Modes||Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode|
|Resolution||13 MP Front Camera|
|Optical Image Stablisation||No|
|Video Recording||1920 * 1080 @ 30 fps|
Pros and Cons of Nokia Edge smartphone
Before buying Nokia Edge, you should look at its pro and cons to get an in-depth knowledge and will help you to make better buying decisions too.
Pros of Nokia Edge
- Amazing design and quality: After loking at the images, we can say that Nokia is doing something different this time by launching a smartphone with the edge display This will help Nokia to raise its level and will sart a direct competition with Xiaomi and Samsung.
- 23MP Camera is capable of capturing great pictures: Nokia is providing a 23 MP Karl Zeiss camera which will capture your beautiful moments. Along with that, Nokia edge will come with a 5MP camera.
- Waterproofing is a big bonus: Accourding to secret sources, Nokia can make it a waterproof phone to give a tight competition to its competitors. Waterproof phone will help you to take beautiful images while swimming too.
- Mostly amazing performance: Nokia edge will come with a powerful Octa Core, 2 GHz MediaTek MT6755 processor with 3gb ram. It will give you lag free user experience.
- Expendable memory up to 200GB: With an internal memory of 16/32gb, you get another choice of using an external memory card upto 200gb. This is a quiet uinique because there are very few phones in the market who provide expendable memory upto 200gb.
- Good battery life: Nokia Edge will contain a battery of Non-removable battery of 3880mAh which gives 4hours of talktime and 14 hours on standby mode.
Cons of Nokia Edge
- Fingetprint sensor at front: Nokia edge is providing fingerprint sensor in front panel which is not liked by most of the people. So, it can be a con for you if you don’t like sensors in front.
- Edge screen not super useful: Edge screen is not fully developed yet and hence its applications are very less, so you have to think thrice before spending this much amount of money in buying it.
- Very expensive: The two versions of 3gb ram and 4gb ram are expected to be Rs. 45,990 and Rs. 48,990 which ae pretty expensive for normal customers.
Why should you wait for Nokia Edge?
If you have enough moneyin your pocket which you can sue to buy a smartphone, then you should surely wait for it. Obviously price is high but the features are also amazing, especially its 23MP karl Zeiss lens which will help you caputure perfect photos. The powerful Octa Core, 2 GHz MediaTek MT6755 processor with 3gb ram will give you an amazing lag free experience, and you can play any game in it without any issues. It is also said that it will be a waterproof phone which makes an advantage too. The IPS Led display with 1080 x 1920 display will make its screen to show minute details too. The best part of this phone is its expendable memory which is capable of expanding upto 200Gb .
Conclusion : This is the best phone in this price range and it will surely give a tight competition to its giant competitors such as Samsung and Xiaomi. Launch date of phone is not declared yet and it is expected to launch in July or August. So, you can head to flipkart or amazon and buy it .