The independent certification agency CCC or China Compulsory Certification certified two new, unknown Nokia smartphones under the model numbers TA-1041 and TA-1042 for the Chinese market. Both devices support quick charge, and apart from the model number, it’s the only thing we know.
At the moment, only Nokia 8 in HMD’s lineup of smartphones supports Quick Charge or fast charging. If we go down the speculation road, we could say that one device could be a Nokia 8 variant for China that will come without Google Play store preinstalled, and the other device could be a mid or higher end smartphone that supports quick charge. At the moment, the only devices that could fit in HMD’s nomenclature scheme are the Nokia 7 or Nokia 9. Of course, it could also be another Nokia 8 variant and not a new device.
A well known tech report Roland Quandt that runs WinFuture.de is certain that HMD is working on another Nokia smartphone alongside with the Nokia 2 and that it is “coming soon”. That smartphone could be the Nokia 7, or maybe the Nokia 9. We didn’t hear a lot about Nokia 7 for a long time. A few months ago Nokia smartphones running Snapdragon 630 and 660 appeared on Geekbench, suggesting that HMD is working on a midranger. Both, the 630 and 660 support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.
All in all, HMD keeps working on new Devices and that’s a greet thing for us customers. The first device that we could see after the Nokia 8, could be the Nokia 2. Evleaks recently leaked an alleged render of the Nokia 2, that shows October the 5th as the date on the phone, that could also be the launch date, unless HMD postpones it.