HMD Global is rumored to debut a couple of new phones such as Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 8 (2018) and Nokia 9 at the start of 2018. It is also speculated to be working on a new 4G feature phone after meeting with success by the launch of Nokia 3310 (2017) this year. Recent reports have revealed that the rumored 4G feature phone has already received FCC and Bluetooth SIG certification. Fresh information suggests that the upcoming 4G feature phone from HMD Global could be the revamped edition of the Nokia E71 Qwerty keyboard enabled phone from 2008.
Nokia E71 (2018) is expected to house a 3.5-inch touchscreen display that will be delivering a resolution of 480p. The Snapdragon 205 chipset by Qualcomm that is designed to bring 4G LTE on low-budget and feature phones is speculated to power the Nokia E71 (2018) along with 1 GB RAM.
The E71 (2018) is expected to feature an internal storage of 8 GB and it may also allow users to take advantage of additional storage through the microSD card slot. It is likely to be fitted with a rear-mounted camera of 3-megapixel. It is expected to arrive in single-SIM and dual-SIM options in different markets.
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As of this writing, there is no official confirmation from HMD Global on the existence of the Nokia E71 (2018). Rumors have it that the Finnish company may not release the phone in the home market of China. The Chinese media claims that the phone may cost around 2,000 Yuan (~$300). Such a pricing may not attract buyers as there many smartphones from popular brands like Huawei and Xiaomi that are priced around 1,000 Yuan (~$150). Hence, the Finnish firm will have to price the Nokia E71 (2018) well under 1,000 Yuan (~$150) to entice a lot of buyers.
The Nokia 9 flagship is speculated to debut as early as January 2018. There is a possibility that the company may unveil it alongside the Nokia 9.
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