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Nokia C9

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INTRODUCTION

Nokia is back in the smartphone business and people cannot be excited less about it. The way they have bounced back from their dark days is impressive and they seem to be making the right decisions as of now. Recently, there have been rumors regarding an upcoming mid-segment smartphone i.e. Nokia C9. Let’s see how this smartphone might turn out to be in real life.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Nokia seems to be focusing a lot on the design of its smartphones, as almost all of its smartphone seem to look pretty attractive with amazing design. According to the leaked images online, the Nokia C9 seems to be designed to sport rubber/leather rears, while the sides and frame of the phone look all metal. If one observes the phone closely, one can see that a dotted texture seems to be provided on the rear side of the phone. The phone seems to be classy in its own way and would appeal to its users. The phone is expected to be launched in three color variants i.e. black, silver and gold. The rumored display of the phone is believed be a 5.0 inches FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that would provide a screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. It is also rumored that the display provided in the phone will be protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The 401 ppi rich display would make sure that the display looks bright and full of colors. The display shall have a well-balanced contrast and shall be able to provide a pleasurable viewing experience. With the rumored specs, the phone shall be able to provide fantastic sunlight legibility and great viewing angles too. Overall, the phone appears to be set to enter the markets with a decent design and a FHD display.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

If we go according to the online rumors, the phone is expected to feature with a 1.6GHz Octa-core processor backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC chipset. We can easily expect the processor to prove an amazing Android experience. It is also rumored that an Adreno GPU would also be provided in the phone. The GPU will make sure that graphics performance of the phone remains top notch. The phone is expected to run on Android platform and it is believed that the phone will feature with Android v6.0.1 i.e. Marshmallow. The Nokia C9 is expected to come with internal storage of 32GB and the internal storage is expected to be expanded up to 128GB by using a microSD card. It is also believed that the phone would come with 3GB of RAM, which would be enough to run almost all kinds of apps. The phone shall support dual SIM and would definitely support 4G/LTE networks.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Even though the phone is expected to feature as a mid-segment smartphone, it is believed that the phone will be given a 16-MP Pure View AF rear camera backed by Optical Image stabilization, autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flashlight. The camera features would include Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection and Touch to focus. Shooting modes should include Continuous Shooting and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). The rear camera should be able to record HD videos at 1080p @30fps. The phone is also rumored to come with a 5MP front camera. With the rumored specs we’re expecting the phone to be able to take some amazing photographs and the pure-view feature to be able to take decent images in less than ideal conditions too. The selfie camera is expected to take amazing photographs too. A loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm jack with active noise cancellation and a dedicated mic is also expected to be provided with the phone.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

It is believed that the phone will have a 4000 mAh Li-Po type non user-removable battery. It is rumored that the battery might support quick charging (Quick Charge 3.0). Talking about connectivity options, the phone is expected to have all communication hardware i.e. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, and micro USB 2.0. The other sensors that are expected in the phone are accelerometer, proximity and compass.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • The phone shall have an amazing display and decent configuration.
  • The camera specs provided in the phone look impressive.
  • The battery specs look really promising and the battery would support quick charging too.
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • There is no indication if the phone shall feature with a fingerprint scanner.
  • There was no info if the phone will receive a system update for Android v7.0 Nougat.

ONLINE STORES

  • img-ques What display can be expected in the upcoming Nokia C9?
  • img-ans It is believed that the phone will have a 5.0 inch FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with an effective screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels.
  • img-ques Will the display provided in the phone be protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass?
  • img-ans It is rumored that the display provided in the phone will be protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. We currently have no information as to what kind of Gorilla Glass would be used.
  • img-ques What kind of processor can be expected in the Nokia C9?
  • img-ans If we go according to the online rumors, the phone is expected to run on a 1.6GHz Octa-core processor that would be backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset.
  • img-ques What kind of OS will be used in the phone? Will the phone have the latest version of the OS installed?
  • img-ans The phone is expected to run on Android platform and it is believed that the phone shall feature with Android version 6.0.1 i.e. Marshmallow. It is not yet clear whether or not a system upgrade will be provided.
  • img-ques What kind of design shall be provided for the upcoming Nokia C9?
  • img-ans Leaked images online suggest that the Nokia C9 seems to have rubber/leather rears, while the sides and frame of the phone look all metal. On looking at the phone closely, one can see that a dotted texture seems to be provided on the rear side of the phone.
  • img-ques What kind of color variants would be available for the phone?
  • img-ans The phone is expected to be launched in three color variants i.e. black, silver and gold.
  • img-ques What kind of battery would be provided in the phone?
  • img-ans It is believed that the phone shall feature with a 4000 mAh Li-Po battery that would be non-user removable.
  • img-ques What kind of connectivity options would be provided in the phone?
  • img-ans We’re expecting all communication features such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, and micro USB 2.0.
  • img-ques How much RAM can be expected in the upcoming Nokia Edge?
  • img-ans It is believed that the phone would come with 3GB of RAM installed.
  • img-ques How much internal storage would be provided in the phone? Would we be able to expand the internal storage of the phone?
  • img-ans The Nokia C9 is expected to come with internal storage of 32GB and the internal storage is expected to be expanded up to 128GB by using a microSD card.
  • img-ques Will the phone support 4G/LTE networks?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone shall support 4G/LTE networks.
  • img-ques What kind of cameras would be provided in the upcoming phone?
  • img-ans It is believed that the phone will sport a 16-MP Pure-view AF rear camera. The phone is also rumored to feature a 5MP Front Camera.
  • img-ques Will the phone provide dual SIM compatibility?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone will be dual SIM compatible.
  • img-ques Will the battery provided in the phone support quick charging?
  • img-ans Yes, the battery would support quick charging.