Disappointed with the Nokia 6? There might still be hope
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Nokia had mentioned last year that 2017 is going to be the year they come back to where the action is. Along with several leaks, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri had also confirmed that he would be speaking at the Mobile World Congress this year confirming the epic comeback. Now, all the rumours and the leaks add up as Nokia Mobile, in a Facebook post , has said "more announcements to follow on February 26th", a date that perfectly coincides with the start of the MWC in Barcelona.

Nokia had given the exclusive license to HMD Global, a newly formed Finnish company to make phones under its moniker. And the company recently unveiled the Nokia 6, HMD's first Nokia-branded Android phone in China. However, that is an entry-level phone and has been confirmed to be only restricted to the Chinese market. Even more, a budget phone will not really grab eyeballs at an event like MWC where the best players in the industry come with the best products under their belt. That brings us to a more interesting speculation.

It seems Nokia is teasing something big with the mysterious post. It may be the flagship the HMD has been working on for some time, details about which has been leaked several times on the internet . Going by the chatter online, the phone may come with a 5.2-inch and 5-inch 2K display and a Carl Zeiss camera setup. It is also rumoured to be powered by the Snapdragon 820 processor and will run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Rumours also state that the phone will be dust and water resistant.

All eyes are on HMD Global now as everyone is expecting to see what happens when the hardware magic of Nokia is fused with the goodness of Android . It is up against a market that has progressed far too much at a much faster pace than before when Nokia used to rule the roost.

Will this year's MWC be the game changer for Nokia? As the iPhone, which was almost wholly responsible for Nokia's feature phones going out of fashion, turns 10 years old this year, Nokia will look to cut out a niche for itself once again. Gizmodo India will be there at the MWC this year to witness it all and bring you all the action straight from Barcelona.

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