Wondering where mobile phone companies are going with the number of camera lenses on mobile phones? 2 lenses, 3 lenses, 4 lenses; believe me, its just getting started. HMD Global took the rear camera setup to a whole new level. It took a while for the mobile phone manufacturer to start offering 2 camera lenses instead of 1 on smartphones but adding more lenses was quicker, from 2 lenses to 3, 3 to 4 and now we have Android mobile phone called Nokia PureView with 5 rear camera lenses with flash.
Nokia 9 PureView is obviously a camera-centric mobile phone like an old Nokia PureView phones that we have seen in the early stages rise of the smartphones and camera phones, Nokia had launched the Nokia 808 PureView with a 41 MP rear camera in June 2012, way before Microsoft acquired the Nokia mobile phone business and screwed the then most popular and biggest mobile phone brand Nokia.
Nokia 9 PureView will be the World’s first mobile phone to have the Penta lens (5-lenses) rear camera setup. HMD Global the company that owns the rights to sell the mobile phones with the brand name Nokia or the owner of Nokia Brand has officially unveiled the Nokia 9 PureView at the MWC 2019 event in Barcelona.
Key Specifications of Nokia 9 PureView:
- Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM); dual standby
- 5.99 inches 2K pOLED display, 1440 x 2880 resolutions, 18:9 aspect ratio, 538 PPI pixel density, 79.7% screen-to-body ratio; Always-on display
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for screen protection
- IP67 dust resistant, water resistant up to 1m for 30 mins
- Snapdragon 845 (10 nm); Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver),
- GPU: Adreno 630
- 6 GB LPPDDR4X RAM
- 128 GB internal storage
- Primary Camera: Penta Camera (5x 12 MP); 2x12MP f/1.8 RGB cameras, 3x12MP f/1.8 monochrome cameras lenses, working simultaneously
- Selfie Camera: 20 MP, 1.0µm
- In-display fingerprint
- Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, ALS/PS, G-sensor, E-compass, Gyro, Hall sensor, Barometer, Haptic vibrator
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, GPS, USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0, NFC
- Colours: Midnight Blue
- Dimension: 6.10 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches
- Weight: 172 grams
- 3320 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery; Qi Wireless charging
- Runs Android One based on Android 9 Pie
What’s in the Box: Nokia 9 PureView device, Nokia Type-C charging cable, Charger, Adapter (Type C to AV jack), Quick Start Guide, Headset, SIM Tool.
Price and Release Date of Nokia 9 PureView:
HMD Global has also confirmed at the event that the much-awaited Nokia 9 will be released with a price tag of $699 which might cost as Rs. 45-50,000 (approx) in India. If you are a fan of Camera phones then this could be your next mobile phone with top camera features. Nokia 9 PureView will be available in March for the all camera phone enthusiasts and potential buyers, extract release date to follow.