Leaked Nokia 9 render reaffirms dual selfie cameras, slim bezels

We've been hearing about an upcoming Nokia 9 device for a while and it looks like it's going to be HMD's fully-packed heavy hitter. While the Nokia 8 would still remain on the flagship spot, the 9 would be that poweruser's device — the same way the Note 8 and LG V30 are a bit more niche due to the fact that they offer features not every user would care about.

So, what would the Nokia 9 be? We've gotten some hints and tips about its hardware — it will be powered by the Snapdragon 835, the rumor mill says — and a clue about a quad-camera setup has been discovered by nosy fans who dig through the Oreo beta's .apk files.

Now, for the first time, we get to see what is allegedly a leaked official render of the Nokia 9. Sure enough, it reaffirms a dual camera setup on the front of the device. We are assuming that the two lenses on the front are normal and wide-angle, while the back will have normal and telephoto.

Reports have been saying for a while now that HMD is also going to embrace the 18:9 display ratio and slim bezels down and that render reaffirms that as well.

When will we get an official Nokia 9 announcements? Whispers say it will happen near the end of January and the phone will be revealed alongside the 2nd gen Nokia 8.

source: 91mobiles via Phandroid

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  • Battery 3260 mAh(22h talk time)

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15 Comments

1. Rafishant

Posts: 395; Member since: Oct 13, 2015

Love it! This will be my next phone for sure.

2. jellmoo

Posts: 2562; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

The PA article from yesterday shoots down the SD845 and says it will be the SD835. Please try and be consistent.

3. paul.k

Posts: 293; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

Oops, typo. Paul needs coffee. Excuse me

5. jellmoo

Posts: 2562; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Good man. Thanks for the reply.

13. Skizzo

Posts: 403; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

We're all human. Respect for the reply.

4. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

Very curious for this one.

6. uzbek-mobile-man

Posts: 118; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

The next flagship of Huawei, P11 will have 3 rear cameras with 40 megapixels, and according to the promise of the Huawei, the camera quality of P11 will be better than Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro`s cameras. So, what about Nokia 9? Will it have best camera, like Nokia Lumia 1020, Nokia 808, Nokia N8 which were best cameraphone of Nokia in its time?

7. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

lol huawei. the worst camera on a flagship(??)

10. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

You are confusing the old nokia with the new. Pureview tech of 808 is with Microsoft. The new nokia(HMD) does not have the old nokias people and talent. Its just off the shelf parts put together. In order to see a nokia with top notch camera is something we wont see in years to come.

11. hemedans

Posts: 755; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

HMD use Nokia technologies, check Nokia 8 has OZO audio. OZO is Nokia technology. IT need Time to develop/port camera technologies, it was expected for HMD phone to have average camera this year, but expect things to improve in coming years. And pureview technology is with Nokia, only brandname is with Microsoft. just look at currect HMD lineup all of them have technology like clear black display but they are not calling it clear black because microsoft own brandname.

8. uzbek-mobile-man

Posts: 118; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

Furkan. lol huawei. the worst camera on a flagship(??) Do you think so? You are absolutely wrong!! First use one of Huawei P9, P10, Mate 10, Mate 10 pro, Mate 10 Porsche edition. Then you will be sure that how they can take photos and videos!!

9. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

waiting for it to dump my s7 edge

12. aashis.sapkota

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 27, 2015

SD 835 is a great processor, if they use it instead of 845, the price should be lower. Nokia 9 will win many buyers if they sell it for a price lower than Galaxy S9.

14. Skizzo

Posts: 403; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

They would absolutely NEED to sell it for noticeably less, which won't be hard considering the S9 will probably be like $800+. If it launches at like $599-$649, it may just do well.

15. ram64GB

Posts: 48; Member since: Oct 22, 2014

I used to see an original Nokia with a Camera button even on their mid-low devices.

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