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Nokia 9: What we know so far

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The Nokia 9 has been in the news for a lot of reasons lately: image leaks, speculations, renders, release date news etc. The device is expected to succeed the Nokia 8 which was released over a year ago. But as the rumours keep rising, so are the questions about the upcoming Nokia flagship.

What will the Nokia 9 look like? What will it be called? Nokia 9? Or will HMD Global give it an entirely new (and different) name? What will be the key features? When will it be launched? So many questions. Lucky for you, the headers and paragraphs below would answer all the Nokia 9 questions you might have and more.

Nokia 9

Nokia 9: Expected Specifications

These specs are a compilation of all the rumours and leaks that have surfaced over the past month put into a list. These are not the official/confirmed specifications of the Nokia 9.

  • Dimension: 155 x 75 x 7.9 mm (6.10 x 2.95 x 0.31 in)
  • Display: 5.9-inch AMOLED FHD+ (1440 x 2960 pixels) Always-on display with Corning Gorilla Glass
  • CPU: 2.8GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 630
  • Operating System: Android 9 Pie
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Rear camera: Five (5) unspecified cameras
  • Front-facing Camera: Single 12MP selfie camera
  • Storage: 128GB, up to 512GB via hybrid SD card slot
  • Battery: Non-removable 4,150mAh Lithium-Polymer battery
  • Others: IP68 dust/waterproof rating, under-display fingerprint sensor, USB-C

Five Rear-facing Cameras

Yes, the Nokia 9 will be launching a with not one, two, three, or four but FIVE cameras on the rear. Although this hasn’t been officially confirmed to be true, this is one of the earliest information to be revealed about the Nokia 9 via image leaks. What seems to be factory prototypes of the upcoming Nokia 9 leaked months ago, showing five cameras and LED flash arranged in an circular arrangement akin to that of a handgun revolving cylinder.

Nokia 9

There are, however, no information regarding the megapixels rating or the lens type of each individual sensors at the moment but we know that all the five cameras will be manufactured by ZEISS as HMD recently revived its partnership with the Germany-based optical company. If everything checks out, in the end, the Nokia 9 will be the first smartphone to sport five cameras on the rear — given no other company beats HMD Global to it just like Royole beat Samsung and Huawei to the first foldable smartphone.

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Name and Codename

Still on partnership and business, HMD Global have also reacquired the PureView camera trademark and brand from Microsoft and, from the look of things, will most likely attach the PureView trademark to the official name of the Nokia 9. Hence, the name of the upcoming HMD Global flagship is speculated to be the Nokia 9 PureView.

nokia 9 pureview

Also, because the device is said to be codenamed “Olympic” because, obviously, the Olympic logo has 5 rings and the Nokia 9 will come with five cameras. So, Nokia 9 PureView is the name while Olympic is the codename.

Android 9 Pie

Evwe since the Android 9 Pie was unveiled, HMD Global was one of the was first smartphone company to adopt the OS and send OTA updates to its users. This time, with the upcoming Nokia 9 PureView, users will have a taste of Google’s Pie out-of-the-box. The Nokia 9 will also join the few OEMs (like Huawei) that have devices that run the OS from the box.

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Notched Display

Nokia 9 notch 1

Like the Nokia 6.1 Plus and newly released Nokia 7.1, the upcoming Nokia 9 PureView I expected to sport a rectangular cutout at the top of the display. The cutout information isn’t solid yet but several renders have pointed hinted its possibility on the device.

In-display Fingerprint Sensor

Going by the renders and prototypes of the Nokia 9 that have surfaced so far, one thing has been in unison: lack of an on-body fingerprint sensor. This signals the possibility of HMD Global fitting the device’s fingerprint sensor underneath its display. The device will be the first from the OEM to sport this feature.


Reports have it that the device will be equipped with a 4,150mAh Lithium-Polymer non-removable battery. This will make the Nokia 9 PureView battery capacity the largest ever from Nokia.

Release date

The release date of the Nokia 9 has been one of the most unstable and obscure piece of information about the device. Reports on the official release date of the device have gone back and forth between this year and Q1 2019. However, despite reports of postponement of launch date to 2019, new details suggest that HMD Global might be making a U-turn.

The Finnish company has scheduled an event for December 5 in Dubai where it will be unveiling there new phones to end the year. It is believed that one of the devices will (most likely) be the Nokia 9 while the other two, Nokia 2.1 Plus and Nokia 8.1 — new model to the Nokia 2.1 and Nokia 8 respectively.

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Sodiq Olanrewaju
Sodiq Olanrewaju
Sodiq Olanrewaju is a Content Strategist Passionate about everything Technology. He has a lot of experience about Consumer Tech Products and shares his knowledge on NaijaTechGuide with eye-opening buying guides and recommendations.

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