After months of anticipation, both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 have finally been unveiled. Now that we have all seen both of the devices in all their glory, many of us have some decisions to make. Which of the two beasts do you prefer: the Galaxy S6 or the One M9? Let us know which device you plan on buying and why!
Nokia Secretly Working on Android KitKat-Powered Normandy Smartphone?
For many, an Android-powered Nokia device would be the Holy Grail of smartphones. Imagine combining the fantastic industrial design and durability of Nokia devices with the power and versatility of Android. Sounds too good to be true, right? Not so fast.
So what do we know about this super secret Android-powered Nokia device? Quite a bit—if the rumors are to be believed, that is.
Thanks to the folks over at NPU, we now have alleged screenshots of the device, which appears to be codenamed Nokia A110. Perhaps the A in the model number stands for Android, indicating the possibility of a whole line of Android devices in the future.
Delving deeper, we can see that the device in this screenshot is running Android 4.4.1 atop Linux Kernel 3.4.0. The display on this device appears to be 854×480, with rumors stating a 4″ size, which would equate to approximately 233 PPI. The camera is 5 MP, and the device runs an unknown Qualcomm Snapdragon-based processor.
While the alleged specs aren’t quite Earth shattering, we’ve seen how devices with less than amazing specs can still pull off a fantastic overall experience. While these are just rumors, and screenshots are easy enough to doctor, we’re excited at the possibility of one day perhaps seeing a Nokia-built Android device.
What are your thoughts about all this? Would you buy a Nokia Android device? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
Update: As XDA Senior Member rahil3108 astutely pointed out, there is already an Android-powered device labeled A110: the Micromax A110. And sure enough, it runs at 854×480 resolution. It does not have a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Rather, it uses a MediaTek MT6577. It also only officially ever received Android 4.1.1. So could the screenshots be some creative build-prop editing? Almost certainly. We can still keep our hopes up over the leaked title image, though!
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