HMD Global to launch Nokia X on April 27
It looks like HMD Global is bringing back the Nokia X - Nokia's first Android smartphone announced in 2014. Reports, citing users' shared photos, suggest HMD Global has scheduled a launch event for Nokia X on April 27 in China. The news has surprised many as this new smartphone was pretty much non-existent until now. Here's our Nokia X roundup.
Rumors or reality? Only HMD Global knows
What do these user-shared photos reveal?
The photos reveal that HMD Global has scheduled a Nokia X launch event on April 27 in China. They show digital billboards that have silhouettes of two phones crossed against each other to form an 'X' and the date of the apparent launch. It appears that Nokia X will have a 2.5D curved display and a metal back with curved corners.
Renders suggest Nokia X will feature a 'different' notch
Nokia X renders spotted earlier suggested that the smartphone could be a flagship-grade phone and would embrace a screen notch on the top left corner. Moreover, Nokia X may sport a rear dual-camera setup with horizontally positioned sensors and a LED flash module placed between the sensors. The phone may get ZEISS optics, given its logo was also spotted in the renders.
Other key specs and features Nokia X renders reveal
According to the renders, the smartphone could feature a rear fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB Type-C port for charging. Renders also suggest that the phone will come in four color options - white, black, gold and silver. However, one should note that these are speculations and do not necessarily confirm any details of the much-anticipated Nokia X smartphone.