HMD Global, the Nokia Mobile parent company is gearing up for the release of their latest flagship device; the Nokia 9.
Ever since the brand’s comeback to the smartphone scene, we have seen them churn out beautiful and amazing Android devices like the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 7 and the almighty Nokia 8. 2017 also saw the company revive the legendary Nokia 3310 from the dead into a rebranded Nokia 3310 (2017).
It isn’t even Christmas yet and the OEM seem to have finalized arrangements for the birth their next (and first) flagship for the year 2018. The device is the Nokia 9 and as you should know, it will be the successor to the Nokia 8 and come with even better specifications.
To start with, the upcoming Nokia 9 has been slated a January 19, 2018 launch date (less than a month from now) and as it is, and has always been in the tech world, you don’t have to wait for the official launch of a device before getting info about it – we have some details.
According to information made available by some FCC certification and GeekBench listings, the Nokia 9 is also nicknamed the “Nokia Avatar” and will feature a 5.5 inch display. The screen type is said to be smart as that of the iPhone X (an OLED panel) and it is expected that the device provides the best of image quality and colour production.
The Nokia 9 will come with monster 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory. There is no info as regards other storage variants of the device but the 128GB version is confirmed. Under the hood will be the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 System-on-Chip as the Nokia 8. However, unlike the Nokia 8, the upcoming Nokia 9 will come out-of-the-box with the latest of Google’s operating system, the Android Oreo v8.0.
On the rear, the “Nokia Avatar” will also have the dual camera set-up like its predecessor. The rear shooters are the Carl Zeiss lenses and are of 13-Megapixels and 12-Megapixels respectively. On the front, there will be a lone 5-Megapixels lens for selfie and video chat purposes.
Conclusively, as expected, the Nokia 9 will have more battery juice that the Nokia 8. The device is expected to support the latest version of Quick Charge and feature a Lithium-Ion battery with a capacity of 3,250mAh.
Other features of the upcoming Nokia 9 are a rear fingerprint sensor, IP waterproof and dustproof certification, USB Type-C port and no absence of the 3.5mm headphone jack.
Details about pricing and availability will be available when the device is launched on the 19th of January, 2018. Till then, stay tuned to this space for more updates about the Nokia 9.