Nokia may soon introduce a phone with Qualcomm’s newest 835 Snapdragon processor

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HMD Global stimulated Nokia may soon launch a new handset with Qualcomm’s hottest 835 Snapdragon processor at the upcoming Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.

Rendering to a post activity on Chinese Twitter-like site Weibo, Nokia via a handle called NokiaPowerUser appears to be claiming that its next flagship smartphone will derive with the Snapdragon 835 chip. However, this is a reading from a translation and one cannot be definit.

Anyway, the new Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm seems like a safe stake for many of 2017’s top-end smartphones, and if the rumours of a high-end device from Nokia are correct, it wouldn’t be all that surprising to realize the phone making use of the 835.

HMD Global has also recommended that the 835 Snap-powered device, frequently the P1, will be launched alongside Sharp Aquos Xx3, which was launched last year in Japan.

According to drips from by Russian publication Worket, the P1 is expected to start retailing at about $800 for the 128GB model and around $950 for the 256GB variant.

The P1 is also projected to run on Android Nougat and sports a 5.3-inch display, covered with Gorilla Glass 5, with each full-HD or QHD screen resolution. The Nokia P1 is likely to box Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM.

A leaked Nokia path suggests that as many as 7 Nokia Android phones are in the works for 2017, with the Nokia 6 fair the first of these.