Over the weeks and months leading up to MWC, we've seen more than a few leaks about the new Nokia 9, and after its official announcement at HMD Global's pre-MWC press conference today, we're pleased to say they got it mostly right.
The five cameras in Nokia 9 PureView work in tandem to produce more detailed photos. With regards to smartphones, the Nokia model is famed for two essential qualities: excessive-readability shows, and superior imaging capabilities. The Nokia 9, however, has five cameras on the back of the device, each equipped with 12-megapixel sensors.
The five rear cameras are the real attraction of the Nokia 9 PureView. All the five cameras are 12-megapixel sensors. Unlike other multi-camera phones, Nokia's 5 cameras all use the same f/1.8 lenses with 12MP sensors behind them. For extra security, there is a fingerprint sensor under the screen and a face unlocking system.
Since it was initially meant to release past year, unlike other 2019 flagships, the Nokia 9 PureView is underpinned by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and backed by 6GB of RAM paired 128GB of internal memory. Nokia 9 PureView has thin-bezels and a flat display. It's using Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 rather than the newer Snapdragon 855, for instance, and there's IP67 waterproofing rather than IP68.
Elsewhere, the Nokia 9 PureView is your typical Android flagship; it features a 5.99in QHD+ pOLED display with Nokia PureDisplay technology and an embedded fingerprint scanner, a Snapdragon 845 processor with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and a 3,320mAh battery that's joined by wireless charging support.
First and foremost, it features a 5.45-inch LCD screen wit ha resolution of 854x480 pixels and 180 PPI and is powered by a MediaTek MT6739WW quad-core processor running at 1.5 GHz.
The Nokia 9 PureView will be available in the U.S. later this year for $699. Part of Google's Android One programme, the Nokia 9 PureView's biggest highlight is its penta-lens camera setup present on the back of the smartphone. It's basically designed for camera enthusiasts.
Nokia 9 PureView has RAW file support as well. Both devices include a Google Assistant button and ring in under $200. The Nokia 9 instead of following all the trends which reside in the minds of brands like Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi and Huawei have opted for a more mature and more intriguing approach.