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Nokia prepping Snapdragon 845 flagship with in-display fingerprint tech?

By reviews / 28. June 2018
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A fully-fledged Nokia flagship device with an in-display fingerprint sensor may be on the way, judging by reports from Germany.

Winfuture.de sources say HMD Globalthe company that makes Nokia phones under licenseis working on a new smartphone powered by the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.

According to the report, the device will have an LG OLED screen, supporting the under-display biometric sensor which is yet to appear on any mainstream smartphone.

Related: New Nokia phones 2018

Itll also have the Pro Camera mode, offering users more manual controls, while the handset could even arrive packing Android 9.0 P, if the speculation is to be believed. The latter feature may be pushing it somewhat, considering the OS is likely to debut on Googles own Pixel phones.

Nokia 9 revealed?

It appears this phone could be the rumoured Nokia 9 handset that could arrive at the IFA 2018 tech show, which kicks off at the very end of AugustThe handset is reportedly codenamed A1Plus or AOP internally at HMD Global, while the Nokia 8 Sirocco phone was dubbedA1Nwithin the company.

Should HMD Global and its manufacturing partner Foxconn release such a device, it could be the first legitimate challenger to the top-end flagships in the modern eraSo far, Nokias devices have allowed them to return to the top 5 manufacturers in Europe, but nothing has really challenged the top dogs yet.

If its able to bring in-display fingerprint scanning tech to the mainstream before the likes of Samsung, then it could be a game-changing feature for early adopters.

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