Rumor: The next Nokia flagship will be considerably more expensive
After launching the Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco, HMD Global plans to launch much better flagship in the coming months. The Nokia 9, or whatever name the Finnish company will use, is expected to cost around $1,000, a massive increase considering that the Nokia 8 was available for $700 at launch.
In order to justify the high price, HMD must add quite a few improvements over its previous flagships, not to mention that the Nokia 9 must be at least as appealing as the competition's top-tier phones.
HMD will probably continue to launch mid-tier priced flagships, but for the first time since it bought the rights to make and sell Nokia phones, it will compete at the top tier with the likes of Apple and Samsung.