Photo Credit: Amazon
Nokia 6300 and Nokia 8000 feature phones were recently spotted on a Swedish telecom operator's website and now key specifications and colour options have been leaked according to a report. The leak also states that the two 4G phones will run KaiOS. The Nokia 6300 4G is expected to come in three colour options while the Nokia 8000 4G is said to be offered in four colours. The Nokia 6300 4G is reportedly based on the classic Nokia 6300 while the Nokia 8000 4G is said to be based on the Nokia 8800.
As per the report by Nokia Power User, the Nokia 6300 4G come with model number TA-1294 which is a dual-SIM variant of the phone. It runs KaiOS and features a 2.4-inch display. Under the hood, the phone is powered by a single-core processor and is said to come with 512MB RAM and 4GB storage, with support for expansion via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Nokia 6300 4G is expected to be backed by a 1,500mAh battery and come with LTE support, GSM/ WCDMA, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS, and a Micro-USB port for charging. In terms of dimensions, the Nokia 6300 4G is said to measure 131.4x53x13.7mm and weighs 104.7 grams.
The phone is expected to come in Charcoal, Cyan, and White colour options.
The Nokia 8000 4G is said to come with model number TA-1303 for the dual-SIM variant. It will also run KaiOS and feature a 2.8-inch display. This feature phone will also be powered by a single-core processor, have 512MB RAM and 4GB storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options are said to be the same as the Nokia 6300 4G. In terms of battery, the Nokia 8000 4G may come with 1,500mAh and measure 132.2x56.5x12.3mm. The phone is said to weigh 110 grams.
The phone is said to come in Black, Blue, Gold, and White colour options.
As of now, Nokia or brand licensee HMD Global has not shared any news on the Nokia 6300 or the Nokia 8000 and it is unclear when they will be released. However, they were recently spotted on a Swedish telecom operator's website, suggesting that they might be launched soon.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this article quoted different leaked figures for RAM and storage of the Nokia 6300 4G and Nokia 8000 4G. The report cited has since revised the figures, and this article has been updated to reflect the changes.
Is Android One holding back Nokia smartphones in India? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.