Nokia 9 PureView coming soon to India: Key features

Nokia 9 PureView coming soon to India: Key features

HMD Global Oy unveiled the company's flagship camera phone Nokia 9 PureView at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019, Barcelona in February and now, reports are coming in that the device finally making its debut in India soon.

Nokia 9 PureView is understood to have received Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certifications and is expected to hit stores most probably by this month end.

Nokia 9 PureView

As the name suggests, the Nokia 9 PureView's USP is its imaging hardware. It boasts not two or three, but five  ZEISS 12MP cameras-- three Monochrome and two RGB colour sensors-- with F1.82 aperture assisted by LED flash and laser autofocus.

It also boasts advanced photography software that makes resultant images are of HDR (High Dynamic Range) quality. The company proclaims that the five cameras simultaneously capture the image and fuse it together into one 12MP photo with outstanding dynamic range and depth of field. 

Thanks to the company's collaboration with Adobe Lightroom, Nokia 9 PureView is capable of capturing images in uncompressed raw DNG (Digital Negative) format and the device owners can edit them directly on the phone, which will definitely impress photography afficianados. 

Nokia 9 PureView penta-camera phone
Nokia 9 PureView penta-camera; Picture credit: Nokia

Key features:

5.99-inch QHD+ pOLED-based PureDisplay with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 shield, 2K HD resolution

IP67 water-and-dust resistance certification, meanging it can survive underwater for up to 1 metre (around 3.2 feet) for close to 30 minutes

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor with 6GB LPDDR4X, 128GB storage and Android Pie OS with Google Assisant (dedicated button)

Rear camera: 5 x ZEISS 12MP sensors with F1.82 aperture ( 3 x Monochrome + 2 x RGB), LED flash, laser autofocus

Front camera: 20MP with display flash

Battery: 3,200mAh and charging via Type C USB port and also supports Qi Wireless charging

Security: In-screen fingerprint sensor

Price: $699 (global price) and in India, it is likely to cost under Rs 50,000 

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