Few mobiles have marked as much a stage as the Nokia N95. We have talked about this model on previous occasions, although it was not an Android terminal, such was its impact.
The story of what seemed like the perfect mobile, 11 years agoEleven years ago I discovered a mobile that seemed perfect at the time. It couldn’t be improved in any way. But I was wrong.
In Spain it had some repercussion, although it was an expensive high-end terminal. The problem is that it was launched at the same time as the iPhone, and we all know what Apple’s mobile meant in the industry.
The Nokia N95 was about to be reborn using Android
Three years ago we told you that Nokia was investigating the possibility of launching an heir to this model using Android. Then we didn’t have the possibility to see what the prototypes were like or what Nokia was looking for, but now we do.
YouTube Michael Fisher, known as Mr Mobile, has on his channel a series of videos called «When Phones were fun«, A very successful title that takes us back to that crazy time when mobiles were fun and different.
The last chapter of the series is dedicated to the Nokia N95, and in it, in addition to talking about the model that was put on sale, he also had the opportunity to talk about the prototype that HMD Global was preparing under the Nokia brand.
The most striking thing about this mobile was the ability to unfold to show hidden items. We have seen this in other more recent mobiles, such as the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3.
The design schemes that Nokia has published show us that this model went one step further, with four displacements. This would allow you to hide the camera, speaker, etc.
Juho Sarvikas himself, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, has shared other images on his Twitter profile that delve into this design.
In them we see not only the enormous amount of movements that the slider rear of the mobile, but also the idea of incorporating an element that would serve as a support in the rear area, without using a cover for it.
We recommend that you watch the video of Mr. Mobile and, if you are fans of mobile telephony and not just Android, that you watch the entire series of «When Phones were fun«.
Will we see a Nokia N95 in the next few years? It seems unlikely, at least with this form factor, more typical of 2016 or 2017 than 2020.
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