New N-Series Smartphone is Coming, but not from Nokia

A leaked photo of a probable Nokia series smartphone had surfaced in the previous week. The CEO of 360 Mobiles (previously known as Qiku), Lee Soon, had posted on Weibo on February 10th that the leaked photo belongs to the N series smartphone from his company. He further added that more information about the same would be revealed on February 13th. So, today he has revealed fresh information on the forthcoming N series phone from 360 Mobiles.

360 Mobiles – N5

The company has confirmed today through a new Weibo post that it would be announcing a new phone named N5. Since the N5 launch teaser carries the text “N series once more,” it is likely that the N5 would arriving to introduce its new N series of smartphones. Those who have received received the February 22 launch event invitation from the company said that it encompasses an image of the older Nokia N81 phone.

New N-Series Smartphone is Coming, but not from Nokia

If the grapevine is to be trusted the leaks suggest that the 360 Mobiles N5 would appear like Nokia N series like Nokia N81 and Nokia N95. The listing of N5 with TENAA certification body from China has revealed the images of the smartphone. But the images on N5 on TENAA suggest that it would not be sporting a form factor like the older N series phones from Nokia.

TENAA images suggest that the upcoming mobile would be coming with a full metallic chassis. The upcoming N5 smartphone is also said to houses traditional touch-sensitive buttons at the bottom of the display.

The N5 is said to have a model number of 1605-A01 as per the TENAA listing of 360 Mobiles. The phone will feature a 5.5-inch full HD display and will be fueled by 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 653 chipset and 6 GB of RAM. The phone shall run Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS under the hood. It shall support a 32 GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128 GB via a microSD card. The phone will also be juiced up by a 3,290 mAh capacity battery. As far as the pricing is concerned, rumors suggest that the mobile will come with a price tag of around 2000 Yuan ($290) for 360 Mobiles N5. Previous rumors have hinted that it may cost around 3,000 Yuan ($435).


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