HMD Global’s mid-range Nokia 8 is expected to launch alongside the flagship Nokia 9. As mentioned previously, the latter will reportedly get its grunts by Qualcomm’s latest high-end Snapdragon 835 chip and Adreno 540 GPU for graphics. Now, folks at Nokiapoweruser blog are tipped major specs of the phone, leading to some interesting revelations. If the report is accurate, the biggest highlight on the Nokia 9 would be Iris scanner. We’ve seen it working already on Samsung’s recently unveiled Galaxy S8, S8+, and last year’s Note 7, remember?
As for other rumoured specs, the Nokia 9 has a QHD resolution stretched across a 5.5-inch OLED display. Since I’ve already mentioned about its processor and GPU, let’s jump to the camera. The phone houses a 22-megapixel dual-camera unit. The post hasn’t mentioned anything about its selfie camera, though. It will also feature Nokia OZO audio enhancements. If you’ve no idea about its working, watch this demo:
For memory, the Nokia 9 packs a massive 6GB RAM (similar to OnePlus 3T and Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro) and 64GB built-in storage, which is standard on today’s flagships. That aside, it comes with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. Furthermore, it also gets a fingerprint scanner, Android 7.1 Nougat, and Quick Charge 4.0-supported 3800mAh battery.
The Nokia 8, on the other hand, is tipped to be powered by Qualcomm’s yet to be official Snapdragon 660 processor. From what is known so far, the chip will be based on Samsung‘s 14nm LLP process technology with two Cortex A73 and two Cortex A53 cores, ticking between 1.9GHz and 2.2GHz clock speeds. The production of the chip is expected to commence sometime in Q2 2017.