HMD Global requests FCC to change model number, 4GB variant cancelled

Nokia hints at changing more specifications inside the phone

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Highlights

    • Nokia 9 is tipped to sport dual rear camera setup
    • Nokia 9 was rumoured to come in a 4GB, 6GB, 8GB RAM

HMD Global’s alleged Nokia 9, which was certified by the FCC (Federation Communications Commission) under the model number TA-1004, to now be referred as TA-1012, FCC documents revealed that HMD Global owned Nokia had filed for a model number change recently.

Nokia 9 FCC

In a letter to the FCC, HMD Global owned Nokia has reportedly requested to change the model number of their smartphone from TA-1004 to TA-1012, which indicates that Nokia wants to make changes to its smartphone.

Nokia FCC request

The benchmarking app Geekbench has revealed some information regarding the rumoured Nokia 9, which these model numbers might belong to. Nokia 9 was rumoured to come in a 4GB, 6GB, 8GB RAM variants along with the Snapdragon 835 SoC (system-on-chip), but this new request which is said to be posted by HMD Global might remove the 4GB TA-1004 variant from the lineup.

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As per Geekbench the Nokia 9 is rumoured to sport a 5.3-inch Quad-HD display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. The phone is to be backed by a Snapdragon 835 chipset, along with a dual camera setup with both cameras having a 13-megapixel resolution. It is also being rumoured that Nokia will be providing its customers with the latest Android 7.1 Nougat operating system in its full glory.

Based on reports in the past, the alleged Nokia 9 is tipped to sport dual rear camera setup and 3.5mm audio jack. Rumours also suggest that the phone will support dual SIM and is said to come with microSD expansion.