Nokia 9 and Nokia 8(2018) Launch Set for January 19

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HMD Global is reportedly working on its new upcoming flagship smartphone Nokia 9. Earlier today a report came around suggesting that the company is planning a launch event in China on January 19. And we are very certain that it’s going to be the unveiling of Nokia 9. However, some report claims that 2018 version of Nokia 8 will also be announced alongside the new flagship phone.

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If rumors are to be believed, the Nokia 9 will feature a bezel-less 5.5-inch Quad HD display while being powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM, Adreno 540 GPU and either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage that will have support for memory expansion via a microSD card. The device is rumored to be backed up by a 3,800mAH battery with Qualcomm Quick-Charge 4 and will be shipped with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Moreover, the handset will offer IP67 certified water and dust protection. As per reports, HMD Global might ditch the old 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of USB Type-C port.

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In the Optics, the handset will feature a 12MP dual-camera setup with Carl-Zeiss optics and on the front, there will be a 12MP front-facing camera for taking selfies.

Nokia 9 Expected Key Specs

  • Display: 5.5-inch QHD 18:9 ratio display
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • RAM: 6GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 64GB/128GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card)
  • OS: Android Oreo 8.0o
  • Rear Camera: 12MP Dual Camera, Carl Zeiss Optics
  • Front Camera: 12MP front-facing camera
  • Battery: 3800mAh battery.

On the pricing details, the Nokia 9 is expected to start at CNY 3,699(roughly Rs.57740) for the 6GB RAM/64GB variant while the 6GB RAM/128GB variant may be priced at CNY 4,199((roughly Rs.65545).

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Now coming back to the Nokia 8(2018), it is most likely to share the similar hardware spec as that of previously launched Nokia 8. However, the design is expected to receive a complete overhaul. The upcoming Nokia 8 might come with slimmer-thin bezels or perhaps an 18:9 aspect ratio display. There are no specific reports on the pricing of the device yet but we can anticipate that the price will remain same as this year’s Nokia 8.