Rumor: Nokia may release a Windows 10 Phone in Q4 2016
Leaked Nokia C1 render shows two operating systems – Android and Windows 10 Mobile
Before we begin, we would like to advise you to take this article with a pinch of salt. Nokia & Windows Phone-oriented website NPU has received images that is believed to show a prototype of the first Nokia-branded smartphone after Microsoft acquired the Nokia’s smartphone division in 2014.
According to the deal, Nokia can return to the smartphone business with its own products in late 2016, and a phone named Nokia C1 may be the first of the many smartphones released by the original Finish Nokia.
Of course, Nokia was expected to release phones with Android and its own Z-Launcher, but now for the first time we hear that a Windows 10 variant of the Nokia C1 may also have been considered, according to the C1 renders.
The anonymous tipster who sent the images to NPU claims that Nokia will release its first phone in Q4 2016 in two size variants and two operating systems – Android and/or Windows 10 Mobile, depending on the market. The source reveals that the Nokia C1 phone will have a 5-inch or 5.5-inch Full HD screen, 32 GB or 64 GB of RAM, 2 or 3 GB of RAM, 8MP or 13 MP rear camera.
We know that Nokia’s Windows Phones are still quite popular among the customers and many of them have been waiting for a real Nokia successor. The last Nokia-branded models were Nokia Lumia 930, 830 and 730/735.