HMD confirms Android O will be available for Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3; Nokia 9 spotted at Geekbench
As we are gearing for the launch of the upcoming Nokia flagships presumably the Nokia 7, Nokia 8 or Nokia 9, Nokia has now confirmed that they will launch the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 globally by Q2, 2017 end that means before June end. The Finland based company HMD Global has now confirmed that the Nokia Android device will be available worldwide by the end of the June 2017 along with the Nokia 3310 2017 feature phone. In the meantime, a new Nokia device has made its appearance on Geekbench benchmark database twice with 8GB RAM and 4GB RAM option that confirms that there will be two variants of the new Nokia flagship to be available.
Nokia has also confirmed that all of their new Android powered smartphone Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will get the Android O update as soon its available from Google. In the confirmation statement, the HMD global representative confirmed to a Techradar representative that all the three Nokia device will receive it. Representative said, “the smartphones will get the Android O update once the new release is available from Google for their OEM partners, the same way HMD Global is committed to the monthly Android security updates”. Nokia is also expected to launch three new devices apart from the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 and those are expected to be the high-end flagship Nokia devices.
A new Nokia device has been spotted at Geekbench confirming some of the specs. At Geekbench, the new Nokia device was spotted with name ‘Unknown Heart’ first time with 8GB RAM and Snapdragon 835 processor inside but now the new Nokia device is listed at Geekbench with same name but this time with 4GB of RAM. It is listed running the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box and is powered by the 1.90 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor. The new Nokia flagships were also spotted by @evleaks when he posted a leaked promo video that comes with two new devices rumored to be the new Nokia flagships with one having dual rear camera.
According to new rumors, the new Nokia flagship rumored to be the Nokia 9 will carry the model number TA-1004 and TA-1012. It will have a 5.4-inch QHD resolution display and will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor with the Adreno 540 GPU. It will have 4GB or 8GB of RAM. It will carry 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity and will feature a dual 13-megapixel rear camera setup. It is expected to have an iris scanner and a fingerprint scanner will be available on the physical home button on front just like the other Nokia devices released already. It will be backed up by a 3800 mAh battery and will also have Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4. It will be IP68 certified for water and dust resistance. More details about the device will be available in the upcoming leaks. So stay tuned.