Take a look at un-announced Nokia Ion Mini | Nokia’s Android from 2013

Nokia Ion Mini

The above Image shows Nokia Ion Mini, the un-announced Nokia Android Smartphone from 2013. But wait, we all know that back in 2011 Nokia selected Windows Phone OS as their main Operating system for Nokia Smartphones. Later the decision turned out to be the biggest mistake for company. That’s a sad story & we may descuss it later in another article. But what about the above Nokia Ion mini un-announced Android smartphone ? Was company working on it ?

Take a look at the Images

Evgeny Kozlov (Marketing Director of Httpool Russia) tweeted some images of Nokia Ion Mini (prototype) running on Android from 2013. The design looks inspired by Nokia N8. This device was never announced by Nokia. The images reveals some of its specs.

In the image below you can see the ‘Ion’ runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean :

Image showing Nokia Ion Mini running on Android 4.3

The next images shows Iron was powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 SoC. Which suggests Ion was supposed to be midrage smartphone :

Image showing Nokia Ion Mini powered by snapdragon 400 SoC

Also read : We want to be an alternative to Blackberry, says HMD’s General Manager

In the below images, you can see Nokia Ion with Z launcher. The Z launcher was developed by Nokia & was officially used in the Nokia N1 tablet. Checkout the below images for more details :

Images showing Nokia Ion Mini with Z launcher

Also checkout some other images below :

Image showing Ion
Image showing hands on Ion
Image showing Ion's Dialpad, Notification Bar etc

As per some media reports, at that time Nokia was testing Android OS for Nokia smartphones. Even they launched the Nokia X which was running on forked version of Android. But sometimes things never happen the way they should.

Anyway, it will be great if we see such a beautiful designs in the upcoming Nokia smartphones. HMD should have to think about it. What do you think about the above Ion Mini ? We would love to hear your thoughts. Our comments section is always open for you.

Thanks to Nokia Anew for retweeting such a great thing.


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