Finally, After all the renders and leaks, the Nokia 9 PureView just got unveiled, snatching the title of the first smartphone to have 5 cameras. Yes, we’re there now. Asides front cameras, it also a moderate 5.99-inch display which has an older 18:9 aspect with HDR10. Nokia even opted for a Snapdragon 845 SoC here which paired with 6GB of RAM and 128Gb of non-expandable storage. The 3,320 also has both fast charging and wireless charging. Let’s find out more.
Nokia 9 PureView Key Specs
・5.99-inch P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2880 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie, 6GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 2.8GHz, Snapdragon 845
・128GB built-in storage
・12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + TOF rear camera and 20MP selfie camera
・3,320mAh non-removable battery
Nokia 9 PureView Design And Display
The front of the Nokia 9 PureView looks like something released early last year, thanks to the bezels at the top and bottom. The display is a 5.99-inch HDR10 P-OLED display with a 1440p screen resolution, 538ppi and an 18:9 aspect ratio. On top of the display is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for screen protection. Turning over to the back will reveal the cameras totalling up to 5 along with the LED flash. There is no fingerprint sensor at back as that has been moved to underneath the display. Overall this device weighs 172 grams, measures 8mm in thickness and has only one colour; Midnight Blue. It comes in both single SIM and dual SIM variants.
Nokia 9 PureView Camera Review
The cameras on the Nokia PureView is perhaps the most talking about the aspect of this device. It has a total of 5 cameras, 6 if you count the TOF one. The 5 cameras here are all 12MP shooters with an f/1.8 aperture. Two of the 5 cameras are RGB while the remaining 3 are monochrome. There is also a dual-LED dual tone flash for low light shots. Features of the camera Zeiss optics, HDR and Panorama. 4k and 1080p videos can also be shot in HDR at 30fps. The front facing camera is a single 20MP sensor with HDR which can only shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Nokia 9 PureView Hardware and Software
Nokia 9 PureView is equipped with a Snapdragon 845 SoC so no 5G here. The Snapdragon 845 SoC is an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.8GHz paired with an Adreno 630 GPU. For smooth multitasking, there is 6GB of RAM and 128GB of non-expandable storage. As expected, this device, just like other Nokia smartphones, is also under the Android One program and ships with Stock Android 9.0 Pie with no UI overlays.
Battery & Network Connectivity
Powering this Nokia 9 PureView is 3,320mAh battery which is equipped with an 18W fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0) and a 10W wireless charging, compatible with Qi devices. Other features of this device include 4G LTE, GPS, dual-band WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, Bluetooth, NFC and a USB Type-C port with support for USB On The Go. No 3.5mm jack here though.
Nokia 9 PureView Price and Availability
Nokia 9 PureView has a starting price of $699 and is already available for sale. It is also going to be a limited smartphone as HMD won’t be making much, so if you want one, you’ll have to get one as soon as possible.
Nokia 9 PureView Full Specifications
Dimension: 155 x 75 x 8 mm
Material: front glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), aluminium body/frame
SIM: Single SIM (Nano SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type: P-OLED Capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1440 x 2880 pixels, 538ppi
Software and performance
Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie, Android One
Chipset: Snapdragon 845, Octa-core 2.8GHz
RAM: 6GB RAM
Internal Storage: 128GBGB
Card Slot: No
Primary: 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + TOF with f/1.8(for all) dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF
Secondary: 20MP – HDR
Network and Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi direct, hotspot
Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: 2100 MHz
Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX
USB: Yes, Type-C
Audio Jack: Yes
Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (under-display)
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
Capacity: 3,320mAh non-removable
Fast Charging: Yes, 18W (Quick Charge 3.0, USB PD), 10W Qi wireless charging
OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: $699