Top HMD exec purportedly refutes Nokia 8 United States launch speculation

Nokia 9

Nokia's recently launched flagship, the Nokia 8, won't be launched in the United States.

Much has been said about this Nokia 9.

Nokia's back in the game. The smartphone will be powered by a Snapdragon 835, 4GB RAM, either 64GB/128GB storage, and a dual-camera setup on the back. Like the most recent flagship smartphones that have been announced, the Nokia 9 will also feature a design that's almost bezel-less. This is the Nokia 9, as rumoured. In the new leaks, you can see the cameras vertically positioned at the top-center with flash next to them. Nokia will choose the tried-and-tested fingerprint sensor rather than experimenting with the face recognition security measure. However, one thing that might disappoint the fan is the fact that, the OEM is going to ditch the 3.5 mm headphone jack in favour of USB type C port. Unfortunately, the headphone jack is missing once again.


Nokia's really pushed the boat out with trying to make this phone look good with a curved, all-metal, aluminium unibody design which mirrors the more expensive models in the range.

Details on pricing and availability weren't given, but a leak from earlier this week suggested that the Nokia 9 might be announced sometime in early 2018 alongside the budget-friendly Nokia 2 and the mid-range Nokia 7, according to Phone Arena. When it comes to software, the phone is expected to run on Android Oreo.

Although the leaked screenshot can not be verified, Trusted Reviews has contacted HMD Global and the company has indeed verified that the Nokia 8 won't be coming to the U.S. Too bad it won't be coming this way. The executive, however, said that they are developing a device portfolio for the USA market. The phone is also expected to come with a 5.5-inch bezel-less display screen with a QHD resolution and a height of just 140.99mm.

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