On Sunday HMD Global, the parent company of Nokia has launched 5 smartphones of Nokia at MWC in Barcelona. It included smartphones like Nokia 210, Nokia 1 Plus, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 9 PureView. All the 5 smartphones are of the different price range. It has a feature phone as well as the premium flagship phone. Among all these smartphones the show-stopper was the Nokia 9 PureView.
The thing which brings this phone into the limelight is the Penta-camera. It is the first smartphone in the world which has 5 cameras in it. The lenses of the camera are certified by ZEISS. The design and the assembling of these rear cameras look like a constellation at the back. Among the five cameras, three are 12MP monochrome lenses while two are 12MP RGB lense. The phone is expected to give tough competition to Samsung Galaxy S10, Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Sony Xperia 1 smartphones.
Specifications of Nokia 9 PureView
Other than the fabulous Penta-camera, Nokia 9 PureView features a 5.99-inch OLED QHD display with HDR 10 support. It comprises of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of in-built storage. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor and QI wireless charging.
The phone is certified by IP67 for water and dust resistance and packs a USB Type-C port. There is also a 3.5mm audio jack in it. The rear camera specifications are mentioned above and it has a 20-megapixel selfie(front) camera. It supports Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) and a 3320mAh battery.
About the software specifications, Nokia 9 will run on Android 9 Pie and it will have the next generation Pro-Camera user interface, which will allow the users to have an effective control on the penta-lens setup
Price and Availability
As per HMD Global, Nokia 9 PureView will be around $699 (around Rs.50,000). The pre-booking of the smartphone in the selected market of the world has started and it will hit stores in March 2019. The device will be available in only Midnight Blue color.
However, the pricing for India is yet to come. So, we will have to wait for the official news from the company about the prices and the availability of the device.