MWC 2019- Review: Nokia 9 PureView, world's first smartphone with 5 cameras
HMD Global with its Nokia branded smartphones has been a very creative form of late Last year it launched a slew of devices and began 2019 in the same fashion with five new smartphones
HMD Global with its Nokia branded smartphones has been a very creative form of late. Last year it launched a slew of devices and began 2019 in the same fashion with five new smartphones. The most remarkable among the phones is the Nokia 9 PureView which is the world’s first handset to feature 5 cameras behind. That is competitively priced and will take on the likes of OnePlus 6T and newly-launched Samsung’s Galaxy S10e.
10 things to know about the new Nokia 9 PureView:
1. Price: $699 just less than 50K
The smartphone is competitively priced by HMD Global $699 that is just less than Rs 50,000. The Nokia 9 PureView is available for pre-orders immediately only in selective markets but will go on sale in March.
2. Camera: World’s first phone to feature five cameras at the back
There are five 12MP sensors behind the device. Out of these five, two sensors are full-colour and other three are monochrome for better black-and-white photography. The five cameras offer depth map of 12 MP.
These days depth of field effect is a big draw in smartphones’ cameras. The depth map on Nokia 9 clicked images is 12 megapixels on the Nokia 9 PureView. In addition to this, it offers 1,200 layers of depth data. On the front, it has a 20MP selfie camera.
3. All five cameras work together
Unlike a few other handsets whose three or four cameras only work. Nokia 9 all the five cameras work at the same time. This is possible with the technology Light’s Lux Capacitor camera control chip deployed by HMD Global. This will help in the running of all the five cameras smoothly at the same time.
4. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Nokia 9 PureView runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. HMD might have missed it here as most of the flagship smartphones are expected to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor
5. Storage: Single variant of RAM and storage
Nokia 9 PureView is available in a single variant of 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage
6. Display: Nokia 9 PureView has 5.99-inch 2K pOLED display
7. Battery: Medium-sized battery and fast-charging support
Nokia 9 PureView has got a 3320mAh battery and comes with fast-charging support. It also supports wireless charging.
8. Colour: Midnight Blue
Nokia 9 PureView is available in just one colour variant of Midnight Blue.
9. Nokia 9 PureView has a fanatical Black and White Mode
Nokia is aiming to give users a better experience with its black and white photography with the help of three monochrome lenses it has got.
10. It has the ability to edit and shoot RAW DNG images
Nokia 9 PureView is a rare phone that allows shooting and editing RAW DNG images