Nokia 9 Update: All The Latest Details About Nokia’s Rumored Flagship Phone
Just recently, Nokia has made quite an impressionable comeback in the device-making scene. This return did not go unnoticed by its former patrons and now, people are expecting much more than what the Finnish-company is currently laying out to consumers, which is expected to come in the form of the much-speculated device, the Nokia 9.
This device is set to be the legendary phone maker’s answer to all its current competitors, beginning with the trinity of Samsung, Google, and Apple. This new flagship phone has been rumored to be in the works since 2017 and was even touted to come out early this 2018, however, as we all know, it’s not going to be seeing a release until later this year. That’s why to give you an idea of what to expect for Nokia’s upcoming smartphone device, we’ve rounded up all the details surrounding the much-anticipated Nokia 9 flagship device.
A Powerful Device
Obviously, bearing Nokia’s flagship title, it’s expected for the Nokia 9 to live up to the nickname by carrying impressive specifications that will rival those at the current forefront of the mobile industry. According to reports, much like the rumored Galaxy Note 9, Nokia 9 will be sporting the current top-tier Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon 845 –which will see a standard placing in other in-development smartphones arriving sometime this year.
Aside from this, the upcoming Nokia 9 will be going all-out in terms of RAM foregoing the current 6GB trend for a much larger output of 8GB. On top of this, the said device will be dropping with Android’s Oreo operating system, which isn’t that surprising seeing as the Android P is currently in its early development stage.
A new camera technology
In terms of camera setup, Nokia’s new flagship holder will be endowed with a ZEISS Penta-lens main camera at the back with a five-lens structure that will surely be a cut above from the current trend of dual camera-wielding phones as of present. This particular technology is now being developed by HMD in collaboration with Foxcom. According to Gadgethacks, this ingenious and novel technology could very well be integrated into the actual handset since Nokia has successfully achieved a similar feat during its time with the Nokia 808 PureView — a handheld device which sported a 41-megapixel rear camera.
A Notch and an In-Screen Fingerprint Scanner
Following the current trend of narrow and bezel-less devices, the Nokia 9 will be sporting a similar design element, employing a much larger screen of 6 inches all the while making sure the device is as compact as it can be — which means that the phone will be all-screen and less bulk. To achieve this particular design element, Nokia is planning to integrate notch on the Nokia 9, following in the footsteps of Apple’s iPhone X. This notch will be housing a dual front-facing camera –a feature that has seen abundance in the current phone market.
Besides design, Nokia is also pushing to incorporate an in-display fingerprint scanner into the Nokia 9, a move that will surely bump up the device standing in the market once it drops seeing as it’s one of the most sought-after features consumers are looking for when it comes to smartphones nowadays. In addition to this already impressive elements, Nokia new flagship will also be utilizing an OLED screen display for their upcoming Nokia 9 handset, which perfectly aligns with their high-tiered phone offering as of late.
Release Date and Pricing
The most recent rumors claim that the Nokia 9 will be seeing a release late this year. According to NPU, a news website known for publishing exclusive news on Nokia’s current endeavors, Nokia is gearing up for a release around Fall of this year, specifically on September around the time Apple debuts their newest iPhone and ahead of the Pixel 3 release set for October 2018.
For those asking about the device’s pricing, the Nokia 9 is set to be valued at around the same price as the latest Samsung Galaxy S9+, which retails at $840 in the west. If this is indeed Nokia’s plan, the device will be retailing at a price point a $ 200 lower than the Pixel and the iPhone flagships, which sees a purchasing price of almost a $1000.
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