Nokia 9.2 PureView with Snapdragon 865 SoC may launch in late 2020

By Prakhar Khanna | Published on 03 Jan 2020
Nokia 9.2 PureView with Snapdragon 865 SoC may launch in late 2020

Nokia 9 PureView successor could be called Nokia 9.2 PureView.

Nokia 9.2 PureView is tipped to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset.

Nokia 9.2 PureView could launch in December 2020.


IBM Developer Contest

Take the quiz to test your coding skills and stand a chance to win exciting vouchers and prizes upto Rs.10000

Click here to know more

The Nokia 9 PureView successor is reportedly delayed this year, as per the latest rumour. The Nokia 9.2 Pureview, the company’s 2020 flagship is rumoured to be launched much later in the year. While the Nokia 9 Pureview was released in the first quarter of 2019, Nokia 9.2 Pureview may not show up till the fourth quarter of 2020. The reason for the delay is said to be HMD Global’s plans for using Qualcomm’s latest chipset. The company is looking to power the 9.2 PureView with Snapdragon 865 chipset instead of the Snapdragon 855 or 855+.

The latest rumour comes from a Russian Twitter account Nokia Anew (@nokia_anew), which tweeted that the announcement of the Nokia 9.2 is likely delayed to autumn of this year. To recall, when Nokia 9 Pureview was launched in 2019, it went with the flagship SoC of 2018. Hence, there were rumours of a  Nokia 9.1 PureView with a Snapdragon 855 SoC planned for early 2020, but that didn’t work out. Now, it seems like Nokia wants to stick with the with SoC available for its flagship.

The Nokia 9.2 PureView is tipped to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, which means it will be a 5G smartphone since this SoC is being bundled with the X55 5G modem. However, the USP of the smartphone is expected to be its cameras. It may pick up from where the predecessor left. We expect to see an improved penta-camera setup on the back of Nokia 9.2 PureView. As of now, the rest of the specifications remain unknown.

While most smartphone manaufacturers are going to make their big announcements next month at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HMD Global is not expected to announce the Nokia 9.2 PureView. It could launch in December 2020, as per the rumour.

Prakhar Khanna

I write about tech stuff and tell (stupid) jokes

Digit caters to the largest community of tech buyers, users and enthusiasts in India. The all new Digit in continues the legacy of as one of the largest portals in India committed to technology users and buyers. Digit is also one of the most trusted names when it comes to technology reviews and buying advice and is home to the Digit Test Lab, India's most proficient center for testing and reviewing technology products.

We are about leadership-the 9.9 kind! Building a leading media company out of India.And,grooming new leaders for this promising industry. Protection Status