HMD has published a photo of a Nokia device with a notch in the screen through its Chinese Weibo channel, which it refers to as the Nokia X. The company plans to reveal more about the phone on May 16, which may be for the Chinese market. intended.
Image via Weibo
The Weibo post only shows the image and mentions the date as May, but according to NokiaMob, an invitation for an announcement is also circulating on that day. That invitation also has a notch at the top.
According to the site, the device was on display at a Chinese HMD event, but it was locked, making it impossible to find out the specifications.
Another name for the device is possibly Nokia X6; this one was quoted by Evleaks. In 2009, the original Nokia already presented a phone with that name, which ran on Symbian.
There are various rumors about the possible specifications of the new device. For example, it is possible that there will be two variants, one based on a Helio P60 soc from MediaTek and one based on a Snapdragon 636 soc from Qualcomm, with the latter variant having more memory. The screen would have a diagonal of 5.8″ with an aspect ratio of 19:9.
In view of the manner of announcement by HMD, it cannot be ruled out that the device is only or initially intended for the Chinese market. Earlier, HMD released the Nokia 7 in China, which has never appeared in Europe.