HMD Global recently launched Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1, Nokia 6 (2018) at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 event, though the company did not launch the much in leaks Nokia 9 at the event. Now if a recent report is to be believed, Nokia 9 along with Nokia 8 Pro arein the works and may be launched in August and September respectively.
NokiaPowerUser reports that Nokia 8 Pro and Nokia 9 will be announced and they might be unveiled later this year. However, an exact launch date of both the smartphones has not been revealed. Both devices are tipped to come with the flagship Snapdragon 845 chipset.
As per the report, Nokia 9 is said to arrive with a 5.7-inch display. It is expected that the screen will offer an 18:9 aspect ratio. Nokia 9 may feature a slightly larger display as compared to the Nokia 8 Pro. It could be the HMD’s first smartphone to come with the in-display sensor. However, the main highlight of the phone could be its Penta-lens camera setup. It will be competing with premium flagship phones like the Samsung Galaxy S9+.
As per earlier reports, Nokia 9 will be running on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo. It will come with a 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, which will be sourced from Samsung. Coming to the camera front, the smartphone will bear a dual-camera setup at the back panel. The primary sensor will be of 12-megapixel, while the secondary sensor will be of 13-megapixel. For the front, there would be a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone will be backed by a 3,250mAh battery with fast charging support.
Earlier, Nokia 9 was spotted at the launch of the Nokia 8 for the Indonesian market held in Jakarta. The images show the smartphone featuring a glass back with a dual-camera setup on the back in a vertical arrangement at the centre and a huge 18:9 display. There also lies the fingerprint sensor below the dual cameras.
Nokia 8 Pro will be a premium smartphone with the latest Snapdragon 845 processor. The smartphone will be featuring a 5.5-inch display. As per the report, the Nokia 8 Pro is expected to arrive with a lower price tag. So it is expected that the Nokia 8 Pro could be competing with the likes of OnePlus 6T and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 smartphones.