The Nokia 6 was the first Android smartphone released by HMD Global since it became a licensee for the Nokia brand. In less than a month, the phone will be a year old which means a successor should be announced. A new leak has revealed details of the successor which should launch soon.
An image posted on Baidu has revealed the model number of the 2nd gen Nokia 6 as well as memory configuration. The phone’s model number is TA-1054, but as we all know, this will differ depending on the market.
This is not the first time we seeing this model number. About a month ago, a phone with the same model number above was seen on the database of China’s Communications Commission and was thought to be the Nokia 9. As we can see the model number is for the 2nd gen Nokia 6.
The image also revealed that this model will come with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. This will also vary with respect to markets. We expect there will be a 3GB RAM variant with the same amount of storage and probably a 4GB RAM variant with 64GB of storage too.
Sources say the 2nd gen Nokia 6 will feature a sturdy and durable body as the original, but with a major redesign. The chins will be smaller, which might mean it will launch with a full-screen display.
The fingerprint scanner will have to move to the back as a result of the new screen and navigational buttons will now be on-screen. The rear camera is also reported to feature a new design, one similar to that of the Nokia 5.
The 2nd gen Nokia 6 will also feature a more powerful processor. It is speculated to come with the Snapdragon 660. Knowing Nokia, I won’t be surprised if the phone comes with the Snapdragon 450 SoC.
The Nokia 6 wasn’t the only phone whose info was released by the source. A second image shows the model numbers of the Nokia 9 too. As we can see from the image above, the next Nokia flagship will come in three variants with model numbers TA-1005, TA-1009, and TA-1042.
As it stands, Nokia may announce both the Nokia 9 and second gen Nokia 6 at CES in January. Both phones should also launch with Android Oreo out of the box.