HMD global has finally confirmed that it will be hosting an event on February 24 at MWC 2019. Nokia is expected to unveil some new smartphones at the event. The announcement came from Juho Sarvikas, the Chief Product Officer of HMD Global. Juho Sarvikas teased the upcoming announcement on Twitter saying the company would unveil new smartphones in Barcelona on 24th February at 4:00 PM local time.
Considering the leaks in the past looks like HMD Global will be planning to unveil a lot of products at Mobile World Congress 2019 that would include the flagship Nokia 9 smartphone with a penta-camera setup. Other phones could include the Nokia 8.1 Plus featuring the hole punch display on the front, along with the Nokia 6.1 successor. The company is expected to launch a nostalgic device which could be the Nokia N9 running on KaiOS.
Considering the rumours around the Nokia 9, rumours suggest that the phone could come with a 5.9-inch Quad HD 3D glass OLED display and will be powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card. The phone is likely to run on Android 9.0 (Pie) and will feature the IP68 ratings for water-resistance. It is likely to come with Nokia OZO Audio and house a 4150mAh battery with wireless charging.
We should know more about other launches during the launch event.