HMD Global is reportedly working on a new flagship smartphone. The brand is reported to be working on a successor of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, which could be named as Nokia 9.
According to a report by WinFuture, HMD Global is working on a device that has been referred to as A1 Plus, A1P and AOP. This may be the successor to the Nokia 8 Sirocco as it was internally referred to as A1N. The report further highlights that the company is planning to equip the new flagship device with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.
Further, the report highlights that the company will implement in-display fingerprint sensor on its latest smartphone, similar to what we have seen in Vivo NEX S or the Honor 10 smartphones. If this believed to be true then this will be the first smartphone from company’s arsenal to sport an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The report further reveals that the phone will likely to sport an OLED panel, which will be made by LG Display and it is expected to run on the latest Android P. Interestingly, HMD Global is reported to launch the latest flagship device sometime in August or September and it is highly likely that the phone might be unveiled during IFA 2018.
If this smartphone is indeed the Nokia 9 then it might come loaded with a triple-camera setup. The phone will be backed by an 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage.
According to the detailed specs sheet, the device features a 6.1-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18:9, all of which is housed inside a black ceramic case with a gold lining on the edges. Backed up a decent 3,900mAh battery, it might run on the latest version of Android.
The phone will sport three camera setup at the back, the biggest of which is a 41-megapixel Zeiss wide-angle lens with optical image stabilization. The camera setup also makes use of a 20-megapixel telephoto lens that goes up to 4x optical zoom in addition to a 9.7MP monochrome sensor as part of the three camera setup.