Nokia is going to announce a new smartphone on December 5

Nokia is going to announce a new smartphone on December 5
The year is almost over but Nokia has one last surprise up its sleeves for us. The HMD Global-run brand has announced a new event to be held on December 5 where it’ll announce the “newest addition” to its smartphone lineup.

Nokia hasn’t revealed which device will be making an appearance on the day but it’s very possible the Nokia 8.2 could be the subject of the event. Last year, the brand decided to announce the Nokia 8.1 on December 5 so it makes perfect sense for its replacement to debut exactly twelve months later.

Reports suggest the Nokia 8.2 will feature a Snapdragon 700-series processor paired with at least 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. A bezel-less LCD display accompanied by a pop-out selfie camera system should complete the setup alongside a circular module on the back that’s home to a 64-megapixel primary sensor. A 5G version of this phone may arrive at MWC 2020 in February.

If the Nokia 8.2 fails to make an appearance next month, Nokia may instead announce the budget Nokia 2.3 or perhaps even a red variant of the well-received Nokia 7.2. Until the actual date, though, the company's plans will remain quite the mystery. 

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18 Comments

1. ev0trix

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

Next will be: Nokia 8.2.5 HD Remix followed by Nokia 8.2.8 Final Chapter Prologue

5. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

And they will all have great build quality and be made by a company that has been rated by many as having the best software support of Android OEM’s. Pretty neat, huh? ;)

7. lyndon420

Posts: 6878; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

I definitely miss my Nexus 6. I'd still be using it if the battery hadn't crapped out.

13. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

The Nexus line was much better than Googles current Pixel line, imo. Googles Pixels are a bug infested nightmare.

8. Venom

Posts: 3821; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Nokia 8.2.3.14 QHD with 10 cameras on the side. Yeah Nokia has a weird and asinine way of naming their devices.

12. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

You're being as dramatic as the person in comment #1 is. HMD has never named their Nokia smartphones like that. Using your logic, their naming strategy is as asinine Google with it's Pixel naming strategy or how Apple names it's iPhones.

15. Venom

Posts: 3821; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I never said that they did. Any sane person could have seen that I was metaphorically speaking. Course you would somehow shoehorn the Pixel into this.

17. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, you just did. Any sane person can see that you’re changing your tune because I pointed out your incredible skills in the dramatic. I used Pixels as an example, as well as the iPhone. Of course you would neglect to mention that last part.

19. LoveHater

Posts: 235; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

Grandson of Nokia 9, son of 6.2 +, brother of 3.2 +, nephew of 5.1,freind of 6.1,enemy of 2.1,uncle of 2.2+,husband of 8,cousin of 5.1+ could not agree more

2. twens

Posts: 1183; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I will prefer an update to the Nokia 9 pure view. Those cameras are sick and an update with the latest hardware will be sicker

4. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

Agree. The cameras on the Nokia 9 Pureview are sick indeed!

9. Venom

Posts: 3821; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

That phone needs a complete for over from top to bottom. Those cameras don't really take anything to write home about imo. I've seen better from less.

11. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

There is no smartphone to date that captures as much RAW information in a photo that the Nokia 9 Pureview does, so you are incorrect about seeing better from less. Now, as phone that needs an update, especially on the software side, are Googles flagship Pixels. Those need a complete software overhaul and much better QC.

16. Venom

Posts: 3821; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Really? Are you freaking kidding me? Do you honestly believe that Nokia phones are absolutely freaking perfect? Do you really think that they don't have any problems or issues? Yes, Google needs to get their act together, but this has been going on in since the Nexus days. The only reason it gets blown out of proportion now is because of journalistic trolls looking for a good story. I dare you to find me one major smartphone that has never had any updates to address issues.

18. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

Post the link where I said Nokia branded smartphones are perfect. Don’t worry, I’ll wait while you search in vain. But the fact of the matter is that when it comes to Android smartphones, Google has more issues than most, and Pixels have been having more issues than Nexus smartphones. It’s not blown out of proportion, either. If anything is blown out of proportion, it’s the reviews that rate the Pixels so well for mediocre hardware and consistently buggy software. I dare you to find any smartphone that isn’t produced by Google that has more issues than Pixels do.

3. User123456789

Posts: 1145; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

8.2 with SD735

6. meanestgenius

Posts: 22487; Member since: May 28, 2014

I want it to be the Nokia 8.2, but I have my doubts that it will be announced now. I’m thinking it will be announced next year.

10. Venom

Posts: 3821; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

If they are going to announce a phone, they need to make sure that it has support for T-Mobile band 71 because the 7.2 and the 6.2 didn't have it and that's not acceptable imo.

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