Nokia 9 leaks ahead of MWC 2018 indicate dual-camera setup and taller, 18:9 display

Images from a smartphone case manufacturer show that the Nokia 9 features a dual camera which lies aligned vertically on the rear side of the smartphone.


HMD Global's Nokia 9 is expected to be the next flagship smartphone after the Nokia 8, which launched in 2017. The smartphone is expected to be launched during the annual Mobile World Congress 2018 event. New leaks suggest that the smartphone will come with a dual camera setup. The company last launched was the Nokia 2, which arrived in November 2017.

Nokia 9 leaks ahead of MWC 2018 indicate dual-camera setup and taller, 18:9 display

Nokia 9. Image: AndroidHeadlines

Images from a smartphone case manufacturer show that the Nokia 9 features a dual camera which lies aligned vertically on the rear side of the smartphone. The images of the Nokia 9, spotted by AndroidHeadlines, shows the fingerprint sensor placed below the dual-camera on the rear side of the smartphone. An LED flash sits beside the camera on the smartphone. Another cut-out for a sensor placed beside the camera might be a heart rate monitor or some other sensor.

The Nokia 9 images show a 18:9 aspect ratio display with curved edges. The report mentions that the smartphone is expected to come with a display similar to the Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 with slightly bigger bezels at the bottom and top of the display.

Nokia 9. Android Headlines

Nokia 9. Image: AndroidHeadlines

Previous reports suggest that Nokia will launch a smartphone with a penta-lens camera. The company's Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas recently tweeted an apology for the company's 'radio silence' and also mentioned that we can expect MCW 2018 to be awesome. MCW 2018 will start from 26 February in Barcelona, Spain.

The Nokia 9 was also spotted on the FCC website and it's expected to be launched with a 5.5-inch OLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip and at least 4 GB of RAM. According to the listing, the Nokia 9 will come with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and 128 GB of high-speed UFS 2.1-compliant storage.

The dual-camera setup on the smartphone is expected to include a 12 MP and 13 MP sensor. The front is expected to be a 5 MP sensor. It is expected to be powered by a 3,250 mAh battery and comes with a fast-charging option.