The much-awaited Nokia 9 was rumored to get an early 2019 release date, most probably at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in February, but, new reports suggest HMD Global might unveil the handset in January next year. Surprisingly, some reports even claim that the smartphone might get launched this year itself.
According to a report coming from Nokia Power User, HMD is planning to have a big Nokia 9 launch event which could be just weeks away. As per the report, the smartphone maker had scheduled the handset’s launch due to some issues with producing the Penta-Lens camera module, but, as the issues have been sorted out, Nokia 9 is in active production already.
We would advise our readers to take the information with a hefty pinch of salt as nothing yet has been announced or confirmed by the smartphone maker.
Talking about Nokia 9’s specs, the handset is expected to get a 5.99-inch QHD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, a Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset clocked at up to 2.8 GHz with an Adreno 630 GPU, coupled with 6GB/8GB RAM, an in-display fingerprint scanner, Android 9.0 Pie OS out-of-the-box, a 4,150mAh battery, complete with wireless charging support and water and dust resistant capabilities.
The handset is rumored to get a Penta-lens camera system at the back arranged in a hexagonal shape much like a revolving cylinder in a handgun. The camera setup will comprise of 12MP + 12MP + 16MP + 16MP + 8MP sensors. There will be only one 12-megapixel sensor in the front. Out of the seven rings at the rear end, five are camera lenses, while sixth will be a dual-tone LED flash unit and seventh will be a dual-sensor for proximity detection.
Nokia 9 is initially expected to launch in China, followed by a wider rollout around the world.
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