Nokia 9 To Launch At IFA 2018 Featuring Exceptional Camera, Price Tag Nearly Similar To iPhone X
HMD Global is expected to launch its flagship during the IFA 2018 in Berlin. Dubbed as Nokia 9 the said handset is expected to flaunt an exceptional camera and a hefty price tag similar to Apple’s iPhone X.
Nokia 9 To Feature Exceptional Camera
According to My Smart Price, there’s a report from Russia that the key USP of HMD Global’s upcoming flagship device will be its camera. The Nokia 9 will reportedly flaunt a Penta-camera setup, which should let this smartphone to offer class-leading imaging performance. Nonetheless, as of this moment, there is no comprehensive information about the resolution of the five sensors or how this camera setup will work. It is also worth mentioning that there were gossips suggesting that the Nokia 9 and Nokia 10 could possibly arrive armed with a 52MP camera and 5x optical zoom.
Nokia 9 Price
The same report also reveals that the Nokia 9 might be tagged at $999 similar to Apple’s iPhone X. In case this news is accurate, HMD Global’s fans in India could expect the Nokia 9 to be priced at upwards of Rs.70, 000. This price point makes this handset more expensive compared to most of its rivals in the smartphone arena. Also, in case this price is true, it is hoped that the smartphone will have ample features to justify its monstrous price tag.
Nokia 9 Other Rumored Specifications and Features
The Nokia 9 is said to be codenamed as A1 Plus. Similar to most Android flagship smartphones that were released last year, the forthcoming Nokia 9 will be engineered by Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset under its chassis. This chipset will be coupled with Adreno 630 GPU which will take care of the graphics department.
Moreover, the flagship is expected to arrive housing at least 6GB of RAM. There’s also a possibility that this device will have another variant with 8GB of RAM. As for the storage, despite that there is no leaked information yet, tech enthusiasts believe that the c Nokia 9 will be launched with at least 128GB of built-in storage. Also, similar to other HMD Global phones, the Nokia 9 will possibly have a microSD card slot for further memory expansion.
In addition, a recent leak also revealed that the Nokia 9 could possibly be armed with an in-display fingerprint sensor. This piece of technology is similar to the one that can be seen in Vivo X21. The upcoming device from HMD Global is also expected to use a P-OLED display manufactured by LG Display. Nevertheless, there’s still no clear idea about the size of the panel or the phone’s resolution.
Nokia 9 Launch
The much-rumored smartphone from HMD Global is anticipated to make its first appearance during the IFA 2018 exhibition which will be held in Berlin. This event is slated to start on August 31 this year. Additionally, it is worth noting that the IFA 2018 announcement would possibly mean that the device will hit selected market shelves before the third quarter ends. Since India is one of the most significant markets for the HMD Global, it is expected that the flagship Nokia 9 will be released there by the end of September.
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