Despite the fact that Nokia is unable to get back into smartphones until 2016 – courtesy of their agreement with Microsoft after selling off their devices business – there have been quite a few rumours surrounding future devices that could be released onceÂ Nokia is allowed to release smartphones again. The latest rumour surrounds the device called the Nokia C1, pictured below, which is the only evidence provided by this report, which we inevitably have to take with a grain of salt at this point in time. This isn’t the first time that the Nokia C1 has been mentioned, previously being rumoured to have a 5-inch 720p display, Intel processor, 2GB RAM and 8MP camera.
It’s worth noting that the last time Nokia spoke about the possibility of working on smartphones again, they mentioned it would most likely be in a design and licence type situation where they would design the device and have their branding on the device, but an external manufacturer would make the device for them, which is exactly what happened for their brilliant Nokia N1 tablet. It would also explain why the device in the renders looks nothing like existing Nokia devices, except maybe the Nokia N1, which was manufactured at Foxconn.
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