This is a big one. An unexpected leak just confirmed what we've suspected all along - the upcoming Nokia 8.1 powered by the Snapdragon 710 chipset is indeed the codenamed Phoenix smartphone we've been hearing about.
It's all in the leaked press materials explicitly saying "Phoenix" more than one time and at first glance, the hardware is identical to the Chinese Nokia X7. The leak comes just in time to clear the confusion before the December 5 event in Dubai. We can now say with almost complete certainty that the Nokia 8.1 would be one of the three phones introduced there.
Here are all the press images.
Mehn nokia has just been releasing the phone over and over again with different screen sizes and names with '.1' extensions. I don't even knw which is which anymore.
That's a shame. The .1 models are also mid-range versions, so no 855 in them
Yep overlapping model numbers and chipsets are confusing. Not necessarily a bad thing if there are other features that make up the difference. I think that the 8 model was always going to get compromised as the 9 is the new flagship so this has to st...