Right now, Nokia is the brand name on everyone’s lips and almost everyone is anticipation what HMD global – company that manufactures Nokia branded devices – has in store for us this year, though there have been a few confirmed and reliable rumors.
It isn’t news anymore that the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event for this year would begin to go down from the 27th of this month, till the 2nd of March and like every other smartphone maker (ohh.. you didn’t know Nokia now makes smart phones, are you living in Mars?), our dear Nokia would be present to unveil what they have in store for us.
Well, you’re not in Barcelona? So what? You can still have a feel of the event as a very key highlight of this year’s event is the fact that it will enjoy live streaming on Youtube in Virtual Reality and this is where the Nokia OZO 360-degree VR camera which costs $45,000 plays its part.
The 360-degree sphere-shaped camera possesses multi-cameras all over which allows for concurrent recording. It as well operates wirelessly with 3D 360-degrees audio and video broadcast features. The camera was introduced in the year 2015.
For those who might not be able to watch it in VR, you have another option as there is a 2D option on Facebook also.
The event would start at 10:30 Eastern Standard Time (16:30 Central European Time) – with no African time – on Sunday the 26th of February. You surely don’t want to miss it, even as the company has promised the return of one of its classic feature phones, the Nokia 3310 and a possible revival of the Nseries in an android form.
Nokia’s latest acquisition, Withings has also made known its intention to join in the press conference which should feature the unveiling of some of its connected health devices. The French company which is the brain behind the 2014 Activite Sapphire smartwatch is highly regarded basically due to its connected health devices and it currently operates under Nokia’s Digital Health division.
So dear techies, and Nokia loyalists, do we have a date?