Nokia to launch its latest smartphone: Nokia Edge

Nokia to launch its latest smartphone: Nokia Edge

Nokia has been a renowned market player with one of the most loved mobile handsets. In the market of cell phones, the name of this brand is also taken with great honour. After ruling the market for the longest time, Nokia disappeared from the market. The last Nokia phones were Nokia Lumia, which operated on Windows 8. The Lumia range from Nokia received mix reviews. After a gap of almost 2 years, Nokia is all set to launch its latest smartphone in the year 2017.

The new phone from the Nokia stable is ‘Nokia Edge,’ which is touted as the next big thing in the smartphone arena. It is believed to break the stereotypes of smartphones and give tough competition to high range phones from other brands like Apple and Google.

Design and Display

As the name suggests, the Nokia phone is an edge to edge phone which also happens to be one of its unique features. Also, this is for the first-time Nokia has launched a phone so unique and attractive. The colour, design and display, everything is fascinating about this device. Edge is a button-less phone since it has an edge to edge display screen. The device has a sleek look which adds to the style quotient of the phone and will definitely appeal the buyers.

It has a 5.5 inch HD display with 401 PPI and IPS LCD. It has a secondary display on top for notifications as well as volume control. Some of the most attractive features with this device are Iris scanner, Accelerometer, Gyro sensors, Proximity and fingerprint scanner. However, yet the screen glass used in this device is not confirmed from the company side and hence still launching the Samsung lovers will have to wait for it.

Software

The Nokia Edge runs on the latest Android version 7 Nougat which is still not supported by many devices in the market. This surely makes it a phone people will look forward to buying. It has a 2GHz Octa Core processor along with MediaTek MT6755. The device is supported by a 3 GB RAM which is quite excellent in comparison to other phones these days. It is a phone with dual SIM which will make it easy for people who usually have to carry two cell phones.

Camera

The camera in a smartphone is one of the most important features that people check while making a buying decision. With the onset of high-resolution phone cameras, the market for digicams has almost disappeared. Also, the front cameras have led to the selfie craze, and now the selfie craze has made it all the more important to have a quality front camera.

Among the many other amazing features, the brilliant camera of the device steals the show. The Nokia Edge has a splendid 23 MP rear camera with high resolution, autofocus, LED flash and high zooming feature along with a superior 8 MP front camera. Panorama, Geo-tagging, Face detection, Touch focus and digital zoom some other added features of the camera.

The Carl Zeiss lens of the camera is what makes it different from others. The Carl Zeiss technology enables high-resolution clicks which are as good as the images clicked by a DSLR camera. Now that is some amazing news for all the amateur photographers and photography enthusiasts!

Battery and storage

Battery and storage are two of the most sought after parameters for people these days as the majority of the users spend most of the time on smartphones. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that a long battery and huge storage capacity are pre-requisites of a smartphone.

Nokia Edge stands true to these expectations. This amazing device has an inbuilt memory of 32 GB which is quite good in comparison to what other brands offer. Further, it also has a memory that can be expanded up to another 32 GB using a Micro SD card.

The device has a lithium ion battery of 3600 mAh which provides long stand up a time to the phone. It has a C-Port 1.0 reversible USB connector.

Connectivity

The device is enabled with all the latest options for connectivity such as 4.0 Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/n, 4G LTE, 32, 2G along with Radio, GPS, EDGE, and GPRS.

Verdict

The Nokia edge definitely looks promising with some of the finest feature, stylish looks, and cutting-edge technology. The device will be a high-end smartphone whose starting price is touted to be somewhere from Rs.50000 to Rs.90000. But it would be too early to comment on its performance as the device is not launched yet. The market experts expect the device with a moderate price comparing to the other devices with the same features.

It is only time that will decide the fate of this amazing phone from Nokia. To remain updated with the latest upcoming phones in the market, stay tuned to 91mobiles, the best mobile portal in India.