Nokia has been bringing out some respectable budget-friendly fashions lately, with the X-series main the best way. We’ve already had the X10 and X20, however for some time now there have been rumours of a possible flagship mannequin for the vary.
We collect up all of the information and rumours concerning the Nokia X50 to see if it has the potential to place the Finnish model on prime as soon as once more.
When will the Nokia X50 be launched?
Hypothesis concerning the Nokia X50 has been doing the rounds for fairly some time. The aforementioned Nokia X10 and Nokia X20 fashions made their respective debuts in June and Could of 2021, however whereas the X50 was being talked about at the moment, it nonetheless stays one thing of a mercurial system. Some websites, comparable to GSMArena, had anticipated to see the X50 launch in Q3 of 2021, however that window clearly got here and went.
There may very well be good causes for this, as there was a worldwide scarcity of processors over the previous 12 months which has made it troublesome and/or costly to provide new units; simply take a look at how arduous it’s to purchase the most recent technology of video games console or graphics card to see the extent of the issue.
Extra rumours are starting to look now, with a possible identify change to the ‘Nokia X50 Professional’. Whether or not this marks a separate mannequin or a brand new tier of Nokia telephones stays a thriller to date.
Nokia did select to announce its new vary of fashions at a particular occasion in April 2021, which suggests it might observe swimsuit once more this 12 months. We’ve seen a report on BestMobile24 stating that the Nokia X50 Professional will arrive on 11 January 2022, whereas GadgetsNow claims will probably be launched on the finish of August 2022.
We did see the emergence of a Nokia X100 in November 2021, however that is only a barely tweaked Nokia X10 and never fairly the premium system that the rumours appear to be discussing.
How a lot will the Nokia X50 value?
Worth is simply as a lot a quandary as the discharge date. We will take a look at the opposite members of the X-series household as an indicator of what you may have to pay, however with the X50 or X50 Professional regarded as a higher-spec system, it might be that the ultimate worth can be greater.
Nokia X10 – £249/€299/ (approx) $329
Nokia X20 – £319/€399/ (approx) $420
What options will the Nokia X50 provide?
There have been numerous stories citing leaks and different rumours concerning what we are able to count on to see within the Nokia X50/X50 Professional (relying on whether or not they’re the identical system or not). GSM Area states that the X50 will include a 6.5in QHD+ AMOLED show, operating with a 120Hz refresh charge.
Based on the article, the system was anticipated to return with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 775 processor. We haven’t seen that individual chip but, so it’s doable that the hearsay has develop into the sufferer of know-how’s ever-evolving nomenclature. It could be that the Snapdragon 750G or 780G may very well be those that match the invoice as an alternative. The latter appears the most probably, because it’s constructed on a 5nm course of, which is similar scale as that reported concerning the 775.
By way of cameras, GSMArena stories a 5 sensor array on the again, headed by a 108Mp major shooter, aided by ultra-wide, telephoto, macro and depth cameras. All of that are powered by an enormous 6000mAh battery.
A unique report on GadgetsNow cites the processor as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, accompanied by 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage. It predicts a smaller show – at 6.38in – with a 1600 x 768 decision, whereas the cameras are stated to be comprised of 4 sensors: 48Mp, 5Mp, 2Mp and 2Mp.
BestMobile24 has a reasonably extra elevated view of the Nokia X50, which it calls the Nokia X50 Professional 5G. It stories a 7in Tremendous AMOLED show, 10GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and a quad-camera array, comprised of 108Mp, 32Mp, 16Mp and 5mp sensors. The battery can be severely sizeable at a reported 6900mAh, full with help for quick charging.
Admittedly, when in comparison with the extra price-friendly fashions within the Nokia X-series, the BestMobile24 report does appear incongruent and extra of a want checklist than precise leaked info, but when Nokia does determine to launch a premium mannequin, then perhaps it can swing for the rafters.
We’ll replace this text with extra particulars as they develop into obtainable, however within the meantime check out our information to the very best smartphones and greatest telephones coming in 2022 so that you’ll know whether or not this Nokia goes to be well worth the wait.