HMD Global has just announced the much-awaited Nokia 9 smartphone at an event in MWC 2019. As we had reported earlier, the Nokia 9 comes with a Penta-camera setup, which is first for a smartphone and also the device comes with an In-display fingerprint scanner, a first for a Nokia smartphone.
The Nokia 9 flaunts a 5.99-inch Quad HD HDR10 certified Puredisplay upfront with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection without any kind of notch, which is a surprise for 2019 smartphone. The device is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor and we might see the Snapdragon 855 variant of Nokia 9 sometime later this year. The Nokia 9 is packed with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage with expandable storage. It is running on Android 9.0 Pie(Android One) and is backed with a decent 3320mAH battery with Quick Charge support via USB Type-C port and also Qi-wireless charging support as it comes with a glass back design. The USP of the device is no doubt, the rear camera. The Nokia 9 packs in a Penta(5) camera set up at the rear with dual LED flash and ZEISS optics. All the five cameras sport a 12MP sensor with three of them being a Monochrome and two of them being RGB sensors. All five 12MP sensors come with an f/1.8 aperture and the Monochrome sensor can capture 2.9 times more light and the RGB sensors can capture 10 times more light compared to a single RGB sensor. Overall the camera can produce 1200 layer of depth data. The camera UI also packs in a native Black & White mode, RAW image capture, Google Photos integration to adjust the depth of background and foreground.
With the rear cameras, users will be able to capture 5 simultaneous shots, 10X more light can be captured, more detailed shots and also crisp HDR shots. It also comes with shot re-focus feature for depth-of-field control. Further, with all five sensors in action, the camera unit can capture a 240MP RAW image. Over at the front, the Nokia 9 comes with a 20MP selfie camera. Other features of the device include NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, IP67 rating.
Nokia 9 PureView Specifications
- 5.99-inch Quad HD Puredisplay(pOLED), HDR10 certified
- 2.8GHz Octa-core 10nm Snapdragon 845 Processor, Adreno 540 GPU
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB internal storage, microSD card support
- Five 12MP rear cameras with f/1.8 aperture, Dual LED flash (3 Monochrome + 2 RGB)
- 20MP front-facing camera
- 3320mAH battery with Quick Charge support via USB Type-C port, Qi-wireless charging support
- Android 9.0 Pie
- IP67 Water and Dust Resistant
- In-display fingerprint scanner, AI Face unlock
- NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Pricing and Availability
The Nokia 9 PureView is priced at $699 (INR 49,653) and will be available in from March. The device should be launched in India sometime soon in March. For more news and latest updates from the floors of MWC 2019, follow us on Twitter and Facebook.