It was only recently that HMD Global launched its Nokia 8 flagship smartphone. But the next-in line Nokia 9 has already started doing the rounds of the internet. The smartphone has been spotted online before, however, the latest mockup image shows off the Nokia 9 in a different color. Also Read - Nokia XR20 rugged 5G phone launched: Check specs, price, India launch detailsAlso Read - Nokia 110 4G feature phone launched with price under Rs 3,000: Check specs, price in India
The mockup, spotted on Baidu, showcases the Nokia 9 in a polished blue color. Previously, the phone was spotted in gold color. Both the front and rear panels of the smartphone have been detailed in the latest image. Based on that, the Nokia 9 appears to feature a dual-camera setup at the back, placed right above the circular fingerprint sensor. Also Read - Nokia G20 budget phone now available: Check specs, price in India, where to buy
One of the talking points of the Nokia 9 could be its display. As the image suggests, there appears to be an edge-to-edge OLED display adorning the front of the smartphone. A report on NPU states that the display will have 3D glass layered atop, giving bezel-less illusion. Riding on the wireless charging phenomenon, the Nokia 9 is also likely to put the 3D glass design at the back to good use, and add support for wireless charging. ALSO READ: Nokia 9: HMD Global hints at a new smartphone with large display
Some reports indicate that HMD Global will continue its partnership with Carl ZEISS after the Nokia 8. It is expected that the Nokia 9 will feature a dual-lens ZEISS camera, which will be an improvement over the pair of 13-megapixel cameras on the rear. ALSO READ: Nokia 9 leak yet again hints at dual-camera setup, 3D bezel-less display
Nokia 8 is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. While there is no word on the processor powering the Nokia 9, it is speculated that there will be 6GB or 8GB of RAM with 128GB of onboard storage. Other rumored features include IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. Adding to the security, Nokia 9 could see an iris scanner, which could work in addition to the fingerprint scanner at the back. Nokia 9 is likely to cost 749 Euros, which translates to Rs 57,300. ALSO READ: Nokia 8 first impressions: Comeback of the flagship brand with a flagship phone
When launched, the Nokia 9 will add to the growing portfolio of Nokia-branded Android smartphones. HMD Global has launched four smartphones so far, which include the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and the recently launched Nokia 8.