Nokia 9 Surpasses Samsung Galaxy S8 GeekBench Scores Even Before Its Launch

Previously we had informed you about the three Nokia Android devices spotted in the Geekbench, an application which assesses the power of handsets. Though the handsets were tagged under the title 'Unknown Hearts', it is predicted that the devices could be Nokia 7, Nokia 8 and Nokia 9.

HMD Global has already created a stir in the smartphone industry by announcing the launch of its flagship Nokia phones. The highly anticipated handset from the bunch is the premium Nokia 9. Rumors mills were rife that the phone will be bundled with distinctive features, which could give a fresh twist to the brand's image. The latest information found on the GeekBench list asserts the speculations. The first benchmark shows wonderful results of Nokia 9 in both single core and multi-core tests. The list also renders some of the key specifications of the flagship phone.

Now, comparing the scores of Nokia 9 with Samsung's extremely popular 2017 flagship Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, found on the Geekbench, it can be established that the scores of the former have surpassed the latter by a short margin.

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Referring to the first GeekBench strata, Nokia 9 secures a 1907 single-core score and 6081 multi-core score in the test compared to Samsung Galaxy S8's score, which was stalled at 1916 in single core and 6011 in multi-core tests. Though there is a minor difference in the single core results, a remarkable variance can be seen in the multi-core scores between the top brands. However, it is too early to ascertain anything as there could be more changes found in the scores of Nokia 9 once it is unveiled officially in the market. But until then, if we consider this score, it indicates that 2017 could be the most successful comeback year for the iconic brand.

In terms of software found in the data, Nokia 9 is expected to house Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and run Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS, similar to Nokia 7 and Nokia 8. It is likely to come in a 5.3 inches QHD display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, framed in a metallic or ceramic body finish at the rear. Nokia 9 will be packed with a standard 4GB RAM for faster processing of applications and 64 GB internal storage. Talking about the camera, the premium device will don a vertical dual-rear camera setup of 13MP sensor with laser LED flash and auto-focus option. Though there isn't any clear picture about the front side of the device, the front camera is likely to be rooted with a 12MP lens. As predicted before, Nokia 9 will have thin bezels, giving it an elegant look. The other external parts found in the pictures show a USB Type C connectivity and 3.5 mm headphone jack. The expected prominent features to be found in the handset are Iris scanner, fingerprint sensor, Nokia OZO audio and a 3,800 mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0 fast charging option.

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Nokia 9 Launch Date, Price In Dubai UAE

Official sources reveal that the high-end Nokia 9 launch date in Dubai could be between August to September. Nokia 9 price in Dubai UAE is expected to cost 2571 AED.

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