Nokia’s First Phablet Phone Planned To Launch By September

Aug 22, 13 Nokia’s First Phablet Phone Planned To Launch By September

According to a report from Reuters and The Verge; Finnish phone maker (Nokia) has plans to launch its first phablet smartphone by September of this year!

Nokia plans to unveil “new, large-screen mobile handsets next month to revamp its Lumia smartphone lineup and challenge rival Samsung’s dominance in increasingly popular phablet devices,” said the Aug. 21 report, citing sources.

Code named ‘Bandit’ the new phablet model from Nokia will come sporting a 6-inch, 1080p display, a quad-core Snapdragon processor and a polycarbonate body.

The primary camera on the handset is said to be of at-least 20MP which would give it a slight bulge on the rear side to accomdate the larger lens.

On the other side, Microsoft is developing a Windows phone OS that will support phablet like devices with an additional column for Live Tiles on the start screen.

The latest update of the OS will include s rotation lock, a Driving Mode option and some minor user interface changes according to sources.

The smartphone will compete against the Samsung Galaxy Note III, Sony Xperia ZNokia’s First Phablet Phone Planned To Launch By September.

The specifications of the purported device haven’t surfaced yet but it is expected to roll out fully loaded.

The name hasn’t leaked yet but it is well known that Nokia has developed its ambitious model. The images of the phone first appeared on a Chinese microblogging website that holds a successful record of leaking several device details and images from the past.

According to a report by Weibo user ICTech, the device is already under mass production in China.

Going by wild guess, the unveiling of the new device can happen on IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited event in Berlin, Sept. 5 through 7, whatever it is the device is worth the wait! Ultra and Ascend Mate in the phablet category.

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