Nokia to focus on several cheap 5G smartphones with Qualcomm chipset

Nokia does not want to compete in ‘premium’ ranges and will focus during 2022 on better positioning itself among the best-selling mobiles: several new Nokia X and Nokia G phones will be launched, all of them with 5G connectivity.

Far from nostalgia and various rebirths by Nokia like this new N73 that was hinted at a few weeks ago, it seems that the next thing for the Nordic firm under the umbrella of HMD Global is not going to be new premium-cut smartphones, but rather the return to the ring of the best sellers with new very cheap 5G mobiles and restrained pretensions.

In fact, as our classmates told us, NokiaPowerUser from Finland they are already preparing the landing in the market of new devices for its X and G series which would be updated in the year 2022 all of them with 5G connectivity and powered by Qualcomm at least mostly.

This is the Nokia G50, Nokia’s cheapest 5G phone to date. Sources even go so far as to mention the San Diego firm’s Snapdragon 480 Plus chipset, a mid/low-end system-on-chip that can connect to 5G networks both in standalone mode and also using LTE hardware thanks to 5G non-standalone, and that not for that reason it raises its price too much to democratize among the cheapest mobiles.

Unfortunately, the filtration is quite caught with tweezers and We do not have images or too many details of the smartphones although some information that we are now commenting on has transpired, despite the fact that obviously some of you would surely expect it.

Adam Ferguson already warned us that Nokia was not going to compete among the most expensive mobiles, so everything agrees so that the next creations of the Finnish firm are among the Nokia X and Nokia G families with very attractive prices, Qualcomm chipsets and 5G connectivity for everyone.

Nokia N73: another return of Nokia, but this one without so much nostalgia and with 200 megapixels. Not in vain, they tell us that some of the next Nokia X will arrive with a 120-hertz screen feature that is effectively beginning to spread like wildfire through the mid-range, in addition to FullHD+ 1080p resolution which is indeed supported by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+.

Also, some of the new Nokia G will enjoy panels with high refresh rates. It is early to continue speculating, but the truth is that everything is quite consistent with the strategies of a Nokia that already used the Snapdragon 480 in the past in their Nokia X10, X20, X100, XR20, G50, and G300, betting now on this Qualcomm evolution with a processor up to 2.2 GHz (200 MHz more) and connectivity improvements such as Bluetooth 5.2 LE.

It is also worth remembering the words of Adam Ferguson, Director of Product Marketing at HMD Global who stated that “making an $800+ phone doesn’t make sense to us right now, as HMS doesn’t want to get involved in fierce competition with other manufacturers.” Nokia will focus in 2022 on the cheapest ranges and on continuing to position itself to recover its mythical brand image.