Ahead of its release, several images have appeared on the web showing Nokia's comeback smartphone, C1. GSM Arena had spotted a rendered image of the anticipated phone in China's Twitter substitute Weibo. Another image appeared on the Internet on Tuesday.

Spotted by NokiaPowerUser blog, the image appears to be more realistic and could be the actual image of Nokia C1.

According to the leak, Nokia C1 will have a five-inch, 1080x1920 pixel display. It will feature the latest generation Intel Atom processor. The device is also expected to feature 2GB RAM, 32GB storage and might feature a slim metal casing for a premium look.

Most interestingly, the image shows C1 running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.

Earlier, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri had confirmed that the company will re-enter the smartphone market once the contract with Microsoft ends over the non-compete clause. The contract will end in Q4, 2016.

Earlier reports claimed that Nokia will target the Asian markets including India, China and Europe. As part of the strategy, Nokia will unleash its global marketing campaign and official product sites by the end of the year.