Nokia’s iconic 1100 Android version to launch in 2016 – phone carries quad-core MediaTek chip, Android 5.0
NEW YORK: Most popular handset of its time Nokia 1100 is was spotted running Google’s latest Android build and powered by a quad-core processor.One of Nokia’s most popular feature phones, the Nokia 1100, is once again in the news. A handset with that model number was spotted running Google’s latest Android build and powered by a quad-core processor under the hood.
Nokia’s legendary phone has been spotted at a benchmark listing tipping details of the innards. First spotted by Nokia Power User, the Nokia 1100’s Geekbench browser benchmark results show the handset running Android 5.0 Lollipop while including a quad-core MediaTek (MT6582) processor. The listed Nokia 1100 handset is seenfeaturing 512MB of RAM. Apart from the Android version, processor, and memory, there are no details about other specifications.
With the form factor of the original Nokia 1100, we find it hard to believe the Finnish company might be testing running any version of Android on it, forget Lollipop.
Dubbed Nokia 1100, the Geekbench database suggests the operating system the smartphone uses is Android version 5.0. It is powered with MediaTek MT6582 chipset featuring a quad-core processor with each core running at clock speeds of up to 1.3GHz. The single-core and multi-core scores of Nokia 1100 are 347 and 664 respectively.