HMD Global reportedly planning to launch Nokia 9 with a bigger display

During the Nokia 8 launch, Neil Broadley, Global Marketing Manager for HMD in an interview with 4pda.ru, a Russian news outlet hinted at an upcoming smartphone with a bigger display

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Highlights

    • HMD official hints at a new Nokia smartphone
    • The smartphone tipped to have a display larger than Nokia 8
    • Nokia 8 will hit the shelves in India in October

HMD Global had just launched its first Nokia-branded flagship, the Nokia 8, but the company seems to have yet another (big) offering for its users. While rumours earlier have tipped the flagship to come under the moniker Nokia 9, the Finnish entitled its latest premium smartphone as Nokia 8.

However, the supposed Nokia 9 might be under works as HMD Global officials have tipped that there is another Nokia smartphone in transit. During the Nokia 8 launch, Neil Broadley, Global Marketing Manager for HMD in an interview with 4pda.ru, a Russian news outlet hinted at an upcoming smartphone with a bigger display. Reports point out that this could be the widely rumoured Nokia 9 which is expected to sport a 5.7-inch QHD display.

The supposed upcoming Nokia handset is expected “to meet the needs of absolutely all users”, however, there is no information on whether it will be introduced this year.

A rough sketch of the supposed Nokia 9 (via NPU)
A rough sketch of the supposed Nokia 9 (via NPU)

Reports earlier have speculated that the Nokia 9 will feature a 5.7-inch QHD display. It could be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor. The smartphone is tipped to carry a whopping 8gigabytes of RAM just like the OnePlus 5 and offer 128GB of storage.

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HMD Global is putting its efforts to revive the Nokia brand and restore its previous glory and with the recent flagship launch, Nokia has once again entered premium smartphone arena. The Nokia 8 pegs in top-of-the-line specifications and features and carries a decent price. The phone will hit shelves globally in September and it will make its way to India in October.