Sometimes ago, a report surfaced and revealed that the HMD Global is working on the successor for Nokia 9 PureView smartphone. Another report alao revealed that the Finnish firm may launch the Nokia 9.1 PureView smartphone by the end of this year. However, industry insider Nokia anew said that the Nokia 9.1 PureView will not be made official until the second quarter of 2020.
HMD Global is known for announcing its new products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) tech exhibition which holds in the first quarter of each year. However, on the basis of the fresh information it can be said that the Nokia 9.1 PureView may not be announced at the MWC 2020 event. The reason behind the delay of the smartphone’s arrival is still unknown.
The Nokia 9 PureView that was launched in MWC 2019 earlier this year featured Snapdragon 845 chipset. While the SD845 is a good chipset, it was disappointment to see HMD Global use an outdated SoC for it instead of the Snapdragon 855 that powered most flagship phones this year. The Nokia 9.1 PureView may arrive with Snapdragon 855 chipset when most flagship phones in the coming year will be powered by Snapdragon 865.
The leaked details that had appeared in July had claimed HMD Global will continue to work with Light’s camera technology for the Nokia 9.1 PureView. The smartphone is expected to deliver better low-light performance and better videography capabilities. The smartphone may feature a punch-hole display and is expected to run on Android One edition of Android 10. Also, the Nokia 9.1 PureView is expected to arrive with support for 5G connectivity.
5G Phone From HMD
Speaking of 5G, HMD Global is rumored to be working on the Nokia 8.2 5G phone. Rumors have it that it will be equipped with the upcoming 7nm Snapdragon 735 mobile platform and up to 8 GB of RAM. The handset is expected to come in variants such as 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 Gb RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage.
The Nokia 8.2 5G is expected to offer a high screen space and it could be equipped with a pop-up selfie snapper. The rear side of the phone may sport a circular camera module with a 64-megapixel primary lens. The smartphone may get showcased at MWC 2020.