Press render of Android powered Nokia P1 appears?


Back in May, Nokia embarked on a series of deals that would allow the company to license its name for use on Android powered smartphones and tablets. Among the companies involved in this deal were contract manufacturer Foxconn and another firm named HMD. The latter is filled with former executives of Microsoft's mobile division

Today, a press render was disseminated, allegedly revealing a new Nokia branded Android powered smartphone known as the Nokia P1. The device was reportedly developed by engineers at InFocus/Sharp. You might recall that Foxconn purchased Sharp earlier this year, so everything seems to be connected. That is why the phones in the image above could be the same as the Sharp Aquos P1. Considering the limited distribution of that model, a Nokia branded variant of the phone is quite possible. Remember, the deal between Nokia and Foxconn is really all about licensing the Nokia name. Just because the logo seems tilted, it doesn't mean that the image is a fake since it would appear that the Nokia P1 is a rebranded version of the Sharp Aquos P1. It makes sense when you look at the names of the players involved in both phones. Obviously Sharp figures prominently, as does Foxconn. And Foxconn is heavily involved in Nokia's deal to license its name for new phones and tablets.

It appears that the phone will be available in blue, and salmon. Unfortunately, we don't have any other information such as specs, pricing or a date when Nokia might make this official. Speaking of which, we would definitely suggest that you run over to your spice rack, grab the container of salt, and take this story with a grain or two of the stuff. 

According to the terms of its deal with Microsoft, Nokia can't release a new phone using the Nokia brand until the third quarter of 2016. By the way, that just happens to be the current quarter that we are in.

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36 Comments

1. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Why? Why those designs? I am really crying you know....

26. pagal

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Nokia is not going to rise ,instead htc, lg and sony will be the next nokias.

2. NoAllegiance unregistered

Finally, someone acknowledging pink as salmon and not rose gold.

35. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Though I agree in principle, metalllic "rose gold" can be shades from a copper-tone to a pinkish hue. https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=rose+gold&tbm=shop

3. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

The return of the King? Or not..

4. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Return of the Zombie

24. FriendlyFoe09

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

They look like KIRF models. Real fake chinese brands. Random designs with random brands. The phones don't look like Nokia at all. They look like Iphones clones with Nokia branding.

5. skyline88

Posts: 699; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

pink and blue? welcome to 2012

6. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Looks like a Xiaomi or Huawei with the Nokia badge.

7. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Nokia will be back with a bang just watch! It might not be this year but just wait!

8. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

So now they have the MSFT motto? Every year: Not this year, buy next year for sure! (2016). The next year: Okay, maybe not this year either, but definitely within the next two years! (2017). Two years later: You know what, screw this noise, we give up.... again!!!! (2019). That's exactly how this is gonna go down, and I love Nokia just as much as Apple and HTC btw.

9. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

looks like a galaxy s4

10. innovationsaviour33

Posts: 30; Member since: Apr 22, 2016

that design looks better than shamesung crappy mobile division design

16. TerryTerius unregistered

Hmm. Congratulations on having an opinion. Anything else to contribute?

11. Darkkracker

Posts: 255; Member since: Jun 11, 2016

I am positive this is NOT what Nokia will jump into the android world with. just a gut feeling, no evidence of that.

12. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

No interest in nokia without a legendary pureview camera. Without pureview, nokia will be just another cheap crap. Just putting the brand name of nokia worths nothing

29. Shrihari

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 29, 2013

Exactly

31. jael206

Posts: 147; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Sorry.. They just can't. M$ owns Pureview already. Unless a buyback is in order, of course. http://www.phonearena.com/news/Microsoft-owns-PureView-ClearBlack-and-four-other-Nokia-trademarks_id57175

13. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Hearing about a nokia android , makes me excited !! Ohh my love

14. BobLawblaw unregistered

How about an android powered Nokia 3650..

15. Shubham1221

Posts: 153; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

I am waiting for a nokia phone.I am feeling nostalgic right now and all the memories of nokia phones comes in my mind.Nokia-The most loved phone brand!!!!!

17. KingSam

Posts: 1492; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Nokia needs to bring durable phones with their design language and quality with waterproofing a standard. This rebranded bs won't work.

18. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

This, and they should continue their great camera tradition and you've got a winner.

28. kenaldinho4444

Posts: 66; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

u know of a Nokia phone that is not durable?

19. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

I have my 5800 xpress music till now.......as a paper weight. Once it was best phone

20. hardwired_aj

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 06, 2016

FAKE leak alert : this is the SHARP Aquos P1, launched in Taiwan today.

21. namesib

Posts: 97; Member since: Feb 08, 2015

Looks like an iPhone 6.

22. jimberkas

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

totally. check out the website below. its the same phone, same colors. But that doesn't mean they won't rebadge this thing and sell it in the US as Nokia. Nokia the company is gone, not coming back. Now its just a name that foxcomm can put on any phone it creates. chinese.engadget.com/2016/07/06/sharp-aquos-p1-tw/​#/

23. chancooluk

Posts: 20; Member since: Sep 13, 2015

It's a SHARP Aquos P1 that has been very poorly edited. Serisouly, can nobody else tell that the NOKIA logo is wonky? It doesn't align correctly to the bottom of the screen...

25. ushoda

Posts: 79; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

Snapdragon 820 5.3FHD IGZO 3GB RAM 32 GB microSD 22,6 mpx f/1.9 3,000mAh IP58 QC 2.0

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