Nokia’s Upcoming India 5G Phone: Features and Expectations
Nokia, the Finnish smartphone brand, is gearing up to launch its new 5G phone in India soon. The phone, which is rumored to be called the Nokia X50, will be the successor of the Nokia 8.3 5G, which was launched in 2020. The Nokia X50 will offer a premium design, a powerful performance, and a stunning camera to the Indian consumers.
The Nokia X50 is expected to be priced at around Rs 40,000 (ex-showroom) in India and will compete with the likes of OnePlus 9R, Samsung Galaxy A72, and Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro in the segment. The Nokia X50 will be available in two colour options: Midnight Blue and Polar Night.
Here are the details about the Nokia X50 that you need to know before buying it.
Design and Features
The Nokia X50 will have a sleek and elegant design with a metal frame and a glass back. The phone will feature a 6.5-inch QHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera. The display will also support HDR10+ and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The phone will feature a quad rear camera setup, consisting of a 108MP primary sensor, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, a 12MP telephoto sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. The rear cameras will support features like OZO Audio, Zeiss optics, dual-LED flash, 4K video recording, etc. On the front, the phone will have a 32MP selfie camera with HDR and AI beautification.
The phone will also feature a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometric authentication. The phone will also feature stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos sound effect, an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, and an NFC chip for wireless payments.
Performance and Battery
The Nokia X50 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 775 chipset, which is an octa-core processor with a clock speed of up to 2.4GHz and support for dual-mode 5G connectivity. The phone will come with 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB or 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage, which can be further expanded via a microSD card slot.
The phone will run on Android 13 operating system with Android One program, which means that it will receive timely security updates and software upgrades for up to three years. The phone will also have features like Google Assistant, Google Lens, Digital Wellbeing, etc.
The phone will pack a 6000mAh battery that will support 22W fast charging technology via a USB Type-C port. The phone will also support wireless charging and reverse charging via an OTG cable.
Availability and Offers
The Nokia X50 is expected to be launched in India soon by the end of 2022 or early 2023. The phone will be available for purchase on the company’s official website or at its authorized dealerships across India. The company will also offer some attractive financing options for its customers such as:
- Zero down payment option with an EMI of Rs 8,000 per month for five years
- Low-interest loan option with an EMI of Rs 9,000 per month for four years
- Lease option with a monthly rental of Rs 10,000 for three years
The company will also offer some benefits for its customers such as:
- Free one-year warranty package
- Free one-year accidental damage protection
- Free one-year subscription to Amazon Prime Video
- Free one-year subscription to Spotify Premium
- Free one-year subscription to JioSaavn Pro