The Nokia 9 appears to be the worst kept secret in the the smartphone world, with a suite of its specs having been leaked online.
A Nokia phone carrying the model number TA-1005, which according to Android Crunch relates to the Nokia 9, was granted approval by the US Federal Communications Commission which published the documents online.
According to the documents HMD’s Nokia 9 flagship will sport a 5.5-inch OLED display; the resolution was not mentioned be we’d expect it to hit the QHD level found in other flagship phones.
There was no mention of the chipset or amount of RAM the Nokia 9 will have. But it will have a WWAN module from Qualcomm which would suggest it will sport a Snapdragon chipset; all leaks and rumours thus far have pointed towards a Snapdragon 835 rather than the newer Snapdragon 845 expected in the Galaxy S9.
On-board storage weighs in at 128GB with the option to expand that through a microSD card slot. A 3250mAh battery should keep the Nokia 9 chugging along for a good day’s worth of use.
The Nokia 9 will come running Android 8 Oreo out of the box, likely in a close to stock form.
The front-facing camera measures in at a rather lacking 5MP when compared with other phones from the likes of OnePlus. The rear camera setup comprises a dual lens array with a 12MP camera for general phone photography and a 13MP camera for helping achieve portrait shots with pleasing bokeh effects.
Arguably, there’s nothing in the specs leak to really make the Nokia 9 standout amid such high levels of Android smartphone competition, especially with LG and Samsung expected to reveal their next flagships early 2018.
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