Nokia 9 specification, features, price

Nokia 9, the most awaited Smartphone, is expected to be launched in January 2018. The official announcement of Nokia 9 release date is however yet to be made by the company.

According to some reliable sources, the launch will be announced by HMD Global in China in an event on 19th January. Finnish Company HMD Global has an agreement according to which it can manufacture Nokia Smartphone.

The launch of Nokia 9 marks the first anniversary of the agreement. Nokia is a well-established brand. However, the introduction of Android and iOS devices has put its position a step back. Nokia will have to do a lot to gain its lost position.

Therefore, a lot is being expected from the upcoming smartphone.

Nokia 9 release date

Nokia 9 is rumoured to be launched in China on 19th January 2018. However, at the same time, there are rumours of it being released in India before its release in China. The Nokia 9 Smartphones, according to the reliable sources, will make its entry to the Indian Smartphone market in December 2017.

There are also speculations of the smartphone being launched in India on January 7, 2018. In both cases, the release or launch of Nokia 9 seems to be prior to its launch in China.

However, no conclusion can be drawn from these rumours until the company issues an official statement regarding Nokia 9 release date.

Nokia 9 price in India

There are wide speculations regarding the cost of the latest Nokia Smartphone. According to some sources, the Nokia 9 will carry a price tag of INR 57,896 to INR 36,000. However, as stated above these all are just speculations. The company will have to provide an official statement on the Nokia 9 before drawing a conclusion on its price.

Nokia 9 Specifications

SUMMARY
performance Octa core
display 5.5″ (13.97 cm)
storage 64 GB
camera 13 MP
battery 3800 mAh
ram 6 GB
SPECIAL FEATURES
iris scanner Yes
other sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
fingerprint sensor Yes
GENERAL
quick charging Yes
operating system Android v8.0 (Oreo)
sim slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
model 9
launch date January 7, 2018 (Unofficial)
brand Nokia
sim size SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
fingerprint sensor Yes
MULTIMEDIA
loudspeaker Yes
audio jack 3.5 mm
PERFORMANCE
chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
graphics Adreno 540
processor Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)
ram 6 GB
DESIGN
waterproof Yes Water resistant, IP68
ruggedness Dust proof
colours Black
DISPLAY
display type AMOLED
pixel density 534 ppi
screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass v5
screen size 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
screen resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
touch screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
STORAGE
internal memory 64 GB
expandable memory Yes Up to 256 GB
CAMERA
settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
aperture F2.0
camera features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
image resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
autofocus Yes Phase Detection autofocus
shooting modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
resolution 13 MP Front Camera
optical image stabilisation Yes
flash Yes Dual-color LED Flash
video recording 3840×2160 @ 30 fps
BATTERY
user replaceable No
quick charging Yes Quick, v4.0
type Li-ion
capacity 3800 mAh
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
wifi features Mobile Hotspot
bluetooth Yes v5.0
volte Yes
usb typec Yes (Doesn’t support micro-USB)
nfc Yes
network support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
gps Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
sim size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
sim 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

Nokia 9 Features

It is unclear as for when the new Nokia mobile phone will be launched. However, we know that the launch is somewhat near. And speculations of features are also increasing as its anticipated release date drawing near. The new Nokia 9 is expected to have 5.5 QHD screen covered with a curved glass. The most part of its Nokia 9 features is iris scanner.  What will be iris scanner? What all it will do? These questions and more will be explained at the time of its launch. Let us look at some of the salient features of the much awaited Nokia 9:

  • Camera: Nokia 9 will feature a dual-camera. The front camera will be 12-megapixel, while the rear camera will be 22-megapixel. The camera will feature autofocus, touch focus, face detection and more.
  • Display: The Smartphone will have a display of 5.3 inches. The resolution is expected to be somewhere near 1440X2560 pixels.
  • Operating Service: The upcoming Nokia device will run on Android 7.1 operating system.

These are some of the speculated features of the Nokia 9 smartphone. Just like its features, there are also rumours of Nokia 9 specifications. According to the rumours, coming from reliable sources, the Nokia 9 specifications will include:

  • Battery: The Nokia 9 Smartphone will have a non-removable battery. The battery capacity would be 3800 mAh.
  • Processor: The Smartphone will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.
  • RAM: It will have 4GB of RAM
  • Internal Storage: The Nokia 9 Smartphone will come with a non-expandable internal storage of 64GB.
  • Connectivity: The Smartphone will have connectivity with WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G/LTE.
  • SIM Slot: It will have single SIM slot.

Nokia 9 Review

Nokia made a comeback after a long time with the launch of three Android devices Nokia 3,5 and 6. With Nokia 9 the hopes are definitely high. The Nokia 9 is speculated to come with amazing display and camera.

The display together with a camera with enhances the entertainment experience of its users by manifold. Besides, the Snapdragon 835 will ensure multitasking of the users without draining the battery. In most of the Smartphones, apps kill or drain out the battery. However, for Nokia 9 the situation is different.

The battery of the Smartphone also seems to be promising. The Smartphone has a great battery 3,500 mAh capacity. The battery is not only great in terms of capacity. But also enable power charging which means that the battery could be charged in a short span of time.

Every feature and specification of the Smartphone seems to be promising besides only one drawback the SIM slot. The Nokia 9 Smartphone comes with a hybrid kind of SIM slot. This feature of the Smartphone is condemned by many. The Smartphone users will be asked to choose eight dual or single slot for SIM. The SIM slot of the Nokia 9 is somewhat confusing.

Final Verdict

Looking at the Nokia 9 pricefeatures and specs there doesn’t seem to be any reason behind not buying the Smartphone. The official Nokia 9 release date isn’t out yet and prospective buyers are eagerly waiting for its arrival in the Indian market.

The Smartphone has great features and specification. However, its expected price seems to be high. Besides, the hybrid or single SIM slot of the Smartphone is yet another reason that may turn down some of the prospective buyers.

Nevertheless, the release of the Nokia 9 is eagerly awaited and it is hoped that the Smartphone will bring back Nokia its lost charm in the Indian market.

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