Nokia’s rumoured flagship Nokia 9 has made a slew of appearance on several mobile benchmark sites in the past few weeks. A new report from GsmArena now claims that the upcoming flagship has cleared the US certification authority Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
The device bearing the model number TA-1004 that is said to be the Nokia 9 had been certified by FCC last week. The agency ‘published’ a set of testing documentation that reveals some minor details about the smartphone. As per the listing, the phone will support both GSM and CDMA. The supposed Nokia 9 will also support NFC and Bluetooth 4.2
In a similar report, Nokia Power User cites that the smartphone with the model number TA-1004 is seen sporting a 5.3-inch display in the FCC listing. The phone will support dual SIM and is expected to come with microSD expansion as well.
Notably, the rumoured Nokia 9 with model number TA-1004 had earlier been spotted on popular benchmark site Geekbench and AnTuTu as well. According to the listing in these benchmarking tools, the Nokia 9 will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC (sytem-on-chip) paired with Adreno 540 GPU and eight Kyro cores. The phone is said to sport either 4GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage. The phone is also rumoured to feature a 5.27-inch WQHD (1440×2560 resolution) display and a dual 13-megapixel rear camera setup. The new Nokia smartphone is said to run Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
HMD Global, the parent company for Nokia is hosting a ‘Nokia India event’ this week on June 13 where the company is expected to launch the Android-powered smartphones Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3. The company earlier promised that the ‘new products’ will be available at an affordable price and also assured that the devices will have ‘great quality’.