Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is set to launch three new smartphones at the IFA 2019 tech conference in Berlin on Thursday. The Finnish company is expected to launch Nokia 7.2, Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 5.2 smartphones at the German expo. The company has also sent out media invites for the launches of new smartphones in India on 11 September.
The new mobiles are expected to be priced in the budget- and mid-range segments. Like all Nokia smartphones launched after the company’s restructuring, the new handsets are expected to run the Android One platform and possibly might even come with the new Android 10 OS.
The Nokia 7.2 is expected to come with Sony’s IMX586 sensor with a resolution of 48MP and will succeed the Nokia 7.1 in the company’s line-up. The primary camera will be accompanied by a 120-degree wide-angle lens. The cameras are expected to be placed radially, much like the Nokia 9 PureView, and are expected to sport ZEISS branding.
It will be lit by a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a waterdrop notch. Under the hood, it is expected to have either the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 or Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
The Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 5.2 will succeed the Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus respectively. The former is rumoured to be lit by a 6.4-inch full HD+ display. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The Nokia 5.2 could be powered by a Snapdragon 632, and the rest of the details about the smartphone are sparse at the moment. on 632 processor.
Nokia showed more alacrity than any other phone vendors when it comes to delivering latest Android updates on existing smartphones. Almost 96% of all Nokia smartphones, sold cumulatively after Q3 2018, are running on Android 9 (Pie) or have been issued an update, according to a Counterpoint report.