The report reveals that both the phones will be customized only for China market and hence may come with entails special ROMs where Google services may be replaced by local alternatives. Amidst all the rumours, a new report coming from China reveals that HMD Global will be hosting an event to launch the Nokia 9 on Jan 19.
This report stating the launch date of Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 (2018) China launch comes from a Chinese website - MyDrivers, and it should be noted that HMD Global is yet to officially announce the announcement dates of the phones.
Few days back company released the protective case of Nokia 9 that described the entire build of Nokia 9. The specifications fall in line with other details leaked before. Both the smartphones will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset under the hood, which is definitely a little disappointing. The processor might come coupled with 4GB of RAM, Adreno 540 GPU, and 64GB of inbuilt storage.
Chances are that the Nokia 9 will be launched in two variants, one with 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage while the other version of the phone may have 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The camera will have 4K shooting capability and at least of the modules will feature a 12Megapixel unit.
One of the biggest USPs of the device will be the Carl-Zeiss optics that will come with dual-camera set-up.
So far, it seems like Nokia will not be jumping bezel-less display wagon however, the phone might come with slimmer bezels than usual.
Soon after HMD Global announced the Nokia 8 earlier this year, a company executive confirmed the existence of the Nokia 9. The device is also expected feature IP68 water and dust protection.