Nokia X5 to be unveiled on July 11, new Nokia flagship to arrive in Q3 2018

Nokia X5 to be unveiled on July 11, new Nokia flagship to arrive in Q3 2018
Following the positive feedback received from fans after the launch of its first notched smartphone, the Nokia X6, HMD Global is rumored to release a similar device next week. Since the Nokia X6 is exclusively available in China, the Finnish company is expected to bring its next notched handset in other markets as well.

The so-called Nokia X5, also known as Nokia 5.1 Plus, is a mid-range phone the will be officially introduced on July 11. Advertising material recently appeared in China shows an unannounced Nokia X series phone, although not much is known about its specs aside from the fact that it comes with a slightly lower resolution display in comparison with the Nokia X6.

Also, the upcoming Nokia X5 is said to include a MediaTek chipset inside since it's cheaper, not a Snapdragon processor as many would like. It is yet unclear whether or not HMD will launch two versions of the Nokia X5 based on the chipset model, but it's highly unlikely at the moment.

In the same piece of news, HMD Global is preparing another flagship powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor. Rumor has it, the Nokia 9 will ditch the notch, headphone jack, and wireless charging, but it will feature a Lumia-like camera design (like the one in the image below) and glass finish.


Not long after HMD's new flagship smartphone will make its debut, another mid-range device equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 processor is rumored to be introduced in Q3 2018, but that's all we know about the phone.

source: Baidu (translated) via Nokiamob

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4 Comments

1. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2274; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

More cheese...

2. perry1234

Posts: 654; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Plain stupid to have a glass design without wireless charging....metal+signal boosting antennas can look elegant and have good reception.

4. andrewc31394

Posts: 302; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

i couldn't care less about wireless charging, as do most everyday people (not the nerds like ourselves commenting on phone sites lol). what's the point of wireless charging if your phone has to be resting on a charging pad? the second you pick it up for something it stops charging.

3. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Totally agree with you. If there is no wireless charging, then make it metal. Why fragile glass? Also removing headphone jack is a mistake. Hope not to have curved screen as Sirocco. My personal feeling: Amoled screen 5.5"-6". Ratio 18:9 or similar for better grip; 6 or more RAM, 128+ ROM; Metal body; Under screen FPS or side mounted; 3500+ MA battery; Dual ff speakers; Camera with top notch performance or at least on par with top 3 at the moment; Headphone jack.

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