HMD Global will be participating at this year’s MWC yet again, and a massive leak revealed that the brand will be unveiling three smartphones.
Their entry-level offering will be the Nokia 1.3. Like its predecessors, the Nokia 1.3 is an Android Go phone that is equipped with 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and an unknown MediaTek processor. The phone will be one of the first to have Android 10 (Go Edition), and it will have a generous 4000mAh battery that is removable. Other features include a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, a relatively large display, and a 79 Euro(~Php 4.5k) price tag.
For their budget midrange offering, HMD will bring in the Nokia 5.2. To come in 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variants, the Nokia 5.2 will have a Snapdragon 632 processor, a dual rear camera setup (16-megapixel + 8-megapixel), a circular camera bump like the Nokia 7.2, a 3500mAh battery, and a 6.2-inch display. The phone is rumored to have a starting price of 169 Euros(~Php 9.5K).
For their affordable flagship offering, HMD Global will finally launch the long-rumored Nokia 8.2 this MWC 2020. Slated to be the brand’s first 5G phone, the Nokia 8.2 will sport a Snapdragon 765 processor and will come in 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB, and 8GB/256GB variants. Battery capacity will be the same with the Nokia 8.1 at 3500mAh, and it will reportedly have a similar camera bump with the Nokia 7.2—except that it will have a 64-megapixel primary rear camera. In addition, the Nokia 8.2 is set to be the first HMD Global phone to have a 32-megapixel pop-up front camera and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. As for price, the Nokia 8.2 will start at around 459 Euros (~Php 25.6K).
We should know more about HMD Global’s 2020 line of smartphones come MWC 2020.