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Nokia preparing to launch a new feature phone, gets FCC approval

Nokia 5310.
Nokia 5310. (Nokia)

It is not for sure when exactly will we see this device launching in India.

If not for smartphones, Nokia has been making headlines for bringing back the feature phones with a modern twist. In June, the firm introduced Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone and now it looks like there’s a new one coming soon. A mysterious feature phone with model number TA-1316 has reportedly been certified by US FCC. It has been mentioned that this handset will include 4G connectivity and support LTE 5, 7 and 38 bands. It is also said to be backed by a 1150mAh battery capacity with a rated power of 3.7Vdc.

The listing adds that this unannounced Nokia TA-1316 feature phone will support dual SIM cards. The FCC also shows an illustration of the device. As per the image, the handset may have a single large square camera at the back along with Nokia branding and a mono speaker.

It is not for sure when exactly will we see this device launching in India.

FCC listing recently also hinted the existence of Nokia 2.4 smartphone. It suggests that Nokia 2.4 may have four variants with model numbers TA-1277, TA-1270, TA-1274, and TA-1275. Out of all these, the TA-1270 is said to be a dual-SIM version. Also shown is a 4,500mAh battery capacity. This is not the first time that Nokia 2.4 is spotted online. It showed up on Geekbench benchmarking as well last month, revealing octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor and 2GB RAM. 

Preliminary rumours add that Nokia 2.4 may also come with a 6.5-inch HD+ notch with 19:9 aspect ratio along with dual rear cameras including a 13-megapixel and a 2-megapixel sensor. At the front, there could be a 5-megapixel camera.

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