Recently, the new Nokia E1 and the long-time rumored Nokia D1 leaked a couple of days ago, and now the new Nokia E1 also got certified by the 3C authority in China.

Nokia E1 Receives 3C Certification, Coming Soon

The Finnish company Nokia got the whole tech community excited after it was known that the company CEO, Rajeev Suri would be giving an essence at the upcoming MWC (Mobile World Congress), which is expected to take place early next year.

An essential update on the Nokia website brought a section not seen for a long time. The company itself confirmed that its first smartphone running Android will be released in early 2017. The news marks the return of the Finnish company into the smartphone market, after the sale of the mobile devices division to Microsoft, in 2013.

The smartphones of Nokia will be manufactured by HMD global, a Finnish company that bought the rights to the iconic brand of mobile phones, as explained earlier. Nokia had done something similar in the tablet market with the N1, which looked a lot like the iPad mini and was produced by Foxconn, but the product was restricted to a few markets such as China and Russia.

While it is still not clear as to what the company CEO, Rajeev Suri will be presenting on stage, we already know that Nokia is expected to make a comeback in the smartphone market in 2017. There were lots of rumors spreading across the internet regarding Nokia handsets. Hence, many users have their hopes high that it would Nokia’s comeback to the smartphones world with some new exciting smartphones.

As, previously, we have seen few leaks which suggested that the Nokia D1C might be the upcoming Android powered tablet from Nokia. However, fresh image renders from Weibo shows a different story.

But, recently, a new set of images showing potential Nokia-branded smartphones have emerged in China, as the NPU reported. There are two sketched images showing the long-time rumored Nokia D1 along with the fresh Nokia E1.

However, the all new Nokia E1 is a more recent device that we haven’t heard of until now, but it does not mean that it doesn’t exist and recently the new Nokia E1 got certified by the 3C authority in China.

Nokia E1 3C Certification
Nokia E1 3C Certification

In the certification, the model number of the new Nokia E1 is stated as TA-1000 and along with it has its charging specification as 5V/2A and of course the manufacturer as HMD Global Oy. Moreover, the factory is also listed on the certification which is named as FIH Precision Electronics Co. Ltd. It is the Foxconn subsidiary serving as the production partner.

While if we talk about the specifications of this device then it is not going to amaze you as it is an entry level device. As the new device, Nokia E1 will have a 5.5-inch screen, 1GB of RAM, a Snapdragon 200 SoC, and will run the latest version of Android (Android 7.0.1 Nougat).

Now, if we observe the overall look of the new device Nokia E1, then it is clearly visible that it will have sharp edges, unlike the long-time rumored Nokia D1’s. So, with this specs, we can expect that the new Nokia E1 will cost you less than a $100. Yes, as it is much hard to imagine anyone shelling out more than that for a phone with 1GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 200 SoC, so less than $100 or $100 will be the perfect price for the new Nokia E1.