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.
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.
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.
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.
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.