What appears to be an advert for Nokia’s upcoming Android smartphone has been published online.
The Nokia X launch date is expected to be unveiled on Monday when the firm holds is Mobile World Congress keynote.
The advert was tweeted by @evleaks on Monday. It shows the Nokia X name that has emerged as the likely moniker of Nokia’s Android phone line. It shows a line of green Lumia-style smartphones heading towards the viewer.
The tweet doesn’t reveal anything further about the phone. @evleaks has established a reputation for being right almost all of the time.
Details of Nokia’s first Android smartphone have slowly leaked onto the internet over the last couple of month.
However, the last couple of weeks have seen a raft of speculation and leaks.
They include what the smartphone will look like, most of its specifications and even the version of Android it runs on.
According to those reports, the phone will reportedly run on a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon processor and 512MB RAM and come with a 4-inch screen and 4GB of storage. It is also said to feature a microSD card slot and five megapixel camera.
A Vietnamese website suggested that the phone may sell for as little as £66 when it launches.
The Android smartphone is expected to debut at Mobile World Congress next week.
Sony has been launching smartphones at a fast clip recently, with eight handsets being launched in the past six months. The latest upcoming Sony smartphone on the radar is one that rivals cameraphones like Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom.
The upcoming phone, being developed under the code name Xpeia i1 Honami, will have a 20MP Exmor RS camera on the back, according to a report in ePrice.com. This camera will have a ½.3″ sensor, Sony G-lens and Bionz image processor. The screen of the upcoming smartphone will measure 5-inch and the operating system would be Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean).
The report claims that the upcoming Xperia i1 Honami will have 16GB internal storage and microSD card support. It is said to run on a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, backed by 2GB RAM. The phone will have a 3,000mAh battery, 8.3mm thickness and 2MP secondary camera. Sony’s upcoming handset is expected to be IP57 certified, making it resistant to water and dust.
Sony has sent out press invites for a launch on September 4, the first day of IFA 2013. The report claims that Honami will be unveiled at the event.
Nokia last week launched the Lumia 1020 with a 41MP camera, while Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 zoom with 16MP unit in June.