Nokia Edge 2017 Specifications, Features, and Price

Nokia Edge 2017 Gsmarena Price, Specification, Launch Date: For some years now, the Finnish company, Nokia has been focusing mainly on designing smartphones powered by the Windows OS. But in 2017, this is not the case as seen by its release of 5 android smartphones some of which are: the Nokia 3, 5, and 6. Among these devices and the most anticipated Nokia device in 2017, is the Nokia Edge. It is a high end device that is already competing with the world’s current best selling smartphones, that is, the Iphone 7 Plus and Google Pixel XL. The Android OS is the most popular OS among smartphone users, and very few fancy the Windows OS. One of the reasons for Android's popularity is its easy to use interface and ability for users to easily share files amongst themselves. One would wonder why it took Nokia this long to finally join the trend of manufacturers with devices running on the Android OS, but then, i think they wanted to remain unique.


Nokia Edge 2017 Specifications, Features, and Price


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The Nokia Edge 2017 has several outstanding features. From being the first Android smartphone from Nokia with the latest Android Operating System, to having cameras with extremely high resolutions and edge to edge display. Its processor is fast, likewise its humongous RAM storage that aids in fluid multitasking. This and many more make the brand name stand out the more, and given their history coupled with the trust most users have, I'm sure they're not out to disappoint with their oncoming flagship device. It is said that even the newly launched Samsung S8 might not outperform this device in real life operation. Given below is the Nokia Edge launch or release date, unique features and specifications that will help you decide if Nokia is going to make a huge comeback with the Nokia Edge.


Nokia Edge Features


Display and Build

The Nokia features a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and pixel density of 401 PPI. From these features, the Nokia Edge display is very sharp with good colour reproduction. It also features a bezel-less screen where the edges expand in both sides, the top and bottom edges are also minimized to increase user's visibility of the screen.

Serving as a protection on the screen against cracks and scratches is a Gorilla 5 screen. One can text, capture pictures and videos, play games and many more, and at the same time throw caution to the wind while handling the phone because the screen is not prone to damage and will not be easily marred when the device comes in contact with hard and rough surfaces. 

Nokia Edge Phone has a full metal body to give the device a premuim look and durability. It has a dimension of 154.00 x 75.80 x 7.85 mm and comes with both an iris scanner and fingerprint scanner for a more enhanced security. One can either unlock the device with their unique fingerprint or their eyes.


Hardware and Software

To provide super fast speeds and a high level of performance, the Nokia edge is powered by an octa-core processor with a processing speed of 2.2 GHz and a Mali-T860 MP2 GPU for graphics. While four cores of this processor will handle background tasks, the other four will be used to process games faster and delicately.

The Nokia Edge has 4GB of RAM with an internal memory storage whose capacity is 128GB. A RAM of that size can provide a high level of multitasking, and one that is done without the phone lagging. Its inbuilt storage is quite large, and without support for expansion via microSD card, users of this device can still have an adequate space to store their files, apps and games.

This smartphone also runs on the latest Android Operating System, Android 7.0 Nougat, hence there's no need to wait for the OTA update to become available for the Nokia Edge. This OS has several features which include split-screen functionality that allows one app to be opened while thee is simultaneous access to another app, a quick switch back and forth between the two most recent apps and easy access to tiles.


Camera

The Nokia Edge is features a 23MP rear camera with Carl Zeis technology mostly used in Nokia devices to provide great images and videos. This smartphone also sports a 12 MP front camera and feature of both cameras include autofocus, LED flash, ISO control, continuous shooting and High Dynamic Range mode. Resolution of each camera is good and can make for decent good quality images and quality video calling with its 4k Video recording capability. 


Battery and Connectivity

The Nokia Edge battery capacity is 3,600mAh. This battery is based on Li-on technology and it is non removable. At its capacity, it can provide a long battery life where the phone stays powered on for hours on moderate usage. It can support upto 4 hours of talk-time and 14 hours of standby time. mode.

The Nokia Edge is a dual SIM smartphone and its connectivity options include 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, mobile Hotspot, USB Type-C, and Bluetooth v5.0. Its sensors include Proximity, Accelerator, Compass, Ambient light sensor, Gyro, Fingerprint and Iris sensors.

Price and Availability

The Nokia Edge 2017 price is not officially confirmed, but it is expected to range from between 650$ to 700$ (Rs 40,000 to 60,000 in India). The phone is expected to be released in August 2017, and it's yet to be available in most countries including Nigeria. When available, it can be purchased from online stores such as Flipkart, amazon, ebay and shopclues. 


Nokia Edge 2017 Specs


 

Body

Dimensions
154.00 x 75.80 x 7.85 mm
Form factor
Touchscreen
Colors
N/A
Cover
Metal
Weight
N/A

 

Display

Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size
5.5-inch Display
Resolution
1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel Density
401PPI

 

Memory And OS

Card slot
No
Inbuilt
128GB
OS
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
CPU
Chipset
GPU
Quad-core 2.2 GHz
MediaTek MT6755
Mali-T860 MP2
RAM
4GB

 

Camera

Primary
23MP
Features
 Autofocus, Dual-LED Flash,
Touch Focus,
HDR, Geo-tagging, Panorama
Video
1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Secondary
13 MP

 

Battery

Capacity
3600mAh Li-on battery
Removable
No

 

Connectivity

3G
Yes
4G
Yes
3.5mm Jack:
Yes
WIFI
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes, v5.0
GPS
Yes
NFC
N/A
USB
Yes
FM
Yes
Wireless Charging
NO
SIM
Dual SIM

 

Other Features

Sensors
Accelerometer, proximity, fingerprint,
Ambient light sensors




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