Nokia 9 rumoured specifications, price and release date

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Nokia is all set to launch three handsets this month and recent rumours suggest that Nokia 9 is going to be the premium flagship model of the company that will compete against Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 this year.

As per iTechPost, a tipster had recently sent Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 schematics to NokiaPowerHouse, which hints at the specifications, design and also the price of the models.

Reportedly, Nokia 9 would feature an edge-to-edge display just like Samsung Galaxy S8's infinity display and also will not have the home button and fingerprint sensor on the front; rather it will be relocated to the back of the phone beneath the dual flash camera set up.

Nokia 9 PureView live image leaked
Nokia 9 PureView live image leaked NPU

In terms of other specifications, the Nokia 9 is going to be powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. It will be equipped with 6GB RAM along with 64GB internal storage. Nokia 9 is also rumored to sport a 22-megapixel primary rear camera and a 12-megapixel front snapper for selfies.It would run Android 7.1, according to the reports and would pack a 3800mAh non-removable battery.

Apart from that, . Connectivity options are said to include Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth. According to one source, the Nokia 9 will also feature an iris scanner and a fingerprint scanner, much like the Galaxy S8.

According to the publication, HMD global is planning to launch the much-awaited phone either in late July or early August and it is expected to come with a price tag of around $699.

This article was first published on April 16, 2017