Will Nokia 9 2017 Flagship Beat Samsung’s Galaxy S8?

Nokia 9 Specifications, Full Features, Prices And Launch Date

If Samsung thought that it had only Apple to watch out for, then it may want to think again. The king of yesteryears mobile maker, Nokia appears all set to give the South Korean giant’s newly released Galaxy S8 a run for its money with its upcoming premium flagship, Nokia 9.

According to a leak obtained by NokiaPowerUser (NPU), the high-end smartphone is expected to have a 5.5-inch QHD OLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 GPU. Other leaked specs include two storage options: 64GB or 128GB. While Samsung S8 offers only 4GB RAM of internal memory, Nokia 9 is expected to come with a massive 6GB of RAM. On the camera front, Nokia 9 will come with a 22MP dual lens Carl Zeiss rear camera along with a 12MP front facing camera for selfies, while S8 sports a 12MP single primary camera combined with an 8MP secondary snapper.

Nokia 9 is also rumored to feature a 3,800mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support, which is bigger than S8’s 3,000 mAh battery. Also, Nokia 9 will come with IP68 water-and-dust resistant certification like S8, a fingerprint scanner, and iris scanner, suggests the NPU leaks. The smartphone is expected to run Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box.

Nokia 9 may be the first device to feature “Nokia OZO audio” enhancements system claim NPU. OZO Audio is an advanced spatial audio technology that promises to enable any camera or smartphone to do 3D recording and then play it back as if you were there. It allows full 3D audio capture on smartphones with four microphones, spatial 360 audio capture with 3 microphones and spatial audio capture on phones with just 2 microphones. Its Audio focus technology enables accentuating sounds in one direction while reducing ambient sounds and background noise.

While there is no clarity as to how the Nokia 9 looks like, a YouTube channel by the name of “Concept Creator” has released a video based on the sketches released by NPU. Check out the video below:

While the video surely makes the sketch concept look very desirable though, there are no confirmed reports about Nokia 9’s launch. However, it is expected to be launched as early as June this year and arrive in Q3 this year with a price tag of $699 in the U.S. or €749 in Europe.

Please note that the above specifications and features are just rumors, as Nokia hasn’t officially disclosed any information about Nokia 9. Hence, there are chances that the details may vary or not turn out to be true in the future. Stay tuned and keep watching this space for more details on Nokia 9!

Source: The Bitbag

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