nokia announces event for smartphone presentation

Finnish smartphone maker HMD Global has announced an event for next week. The invitation leaves little to be desired, but there have been rumours for months about a successor to the camera smartphone 9 Pureview

HMD chief executive Juho Sarvikas posted the invitation on Twitter. Sarvikas added that HMD will show several Nokia handsets on that day. The invitation itself speaks of a ‘new chapter for Nokia phones’.

There have been rumours for months about the Nokia 9.3 Pureview, a phone that should follow the 9 Pureview as a camera smartphone from the Finnish manufacturer. The new Pureview phone would no longer have five of the same cameras as the experimental 9 Pureview, but instead feature the same 108-megapixel camera sensors that Samsung and Xiaomi use, adding a regular camera with ultra-wide angle lens and telephoto lens.

The event will take place next Tuesday at 4 p.m. HMD has been presenting new phones in September for several years now. Last year, they were just midrange models. In the spring, HMD showed its first 5G phone,