Expect up to 7 Nokia branded smartphones this year

If you’re excited about the news of Nokia releasing 5 Android smartphones, read this: Nokia will more likely be releasing up to 7 Nokia branded Android smartphones this year. 

According to the slide (pictured above) shown off by Avaxx, a Malaysian based authorized Nokia/Microsoft distributor, “HMD will launch NOKIA Android Smartphones by Q2 2017.” . The slide also said that a “total of 6-7 models will be available by end 2017”. The slide also revealed that these smartphones will vary from “Entry, Mid and High End Smartphones.” .

Recent leaks involving Nokia E1, Nokia P, Nokia Pixel and Nokia D1C (with two variants) gave us an idea of how the Android market this year will be flooded by Nokia branded smartphones and with the addition of the two yet unknown smartphones adds more interest among loyal Nokia fans. Of course, take this with a pinch of salt. 

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Would You Get an Android Nokia Smartphone? 

Phone Arena, a renowned website for smartphone specification information and in-depth reviews, made a dedicated poll last week to whether we still want an Android Nokia smartphone. The result is surprising.

About 40% of their 2580 respondents answered affirmatively and 51% is open for the possibility of having one given the phone is well-designed with top-notch specs. However, 9% said that it is too late for Nokia to open up a new road in Android market. Still, the result is very high. 

Nokia is purported to launch its first mid-range Android smartphone in February of 2017.