Triple cameras are fast becoming standard in most smartphones. HMD Global, however, has gone one step further with five rear cameras with the Nokia 9 PureView.
As the world’s first smartphone with a five-camera setup at the rear courtesy of ZEISS, the Nokia 9 PureView’s two color sensors and three monochromatic sensors work together in order to preserve unmatched detail and sharpness.
The five cameras can collect up to 10-times the amount of light compared to a single color sensor of the same type. Every image captured by the smartphone is automatically processed in HDR with up to 12.4 stops of dynamic range and a full scene 12MP depth map.
The front-facing camera of the Nokia 9 PureView is a bit less impressive than its rear counterpart. Though the 20MP selfie camera is still HDR-capable.
Aside from its five-camera setup, the Nokia 9 PureView comes with impressive specifications that’s expected from a flagship smartphone. Inside is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Nokia still hasn’t jumped on board the notch or the punch-hole bandwagon yet. This means that the Nokia 9 PureView has a more traditional 18:9 P-OLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 measuring at 5.99-inches with 2880 x 1440 resolution.
Powering the whole smartphone is a 3,320mAh battery charged by a USB Type-C connection at the bottom.
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Screen||5.99-inch, 2880 x 1440, pOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, HDR10|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie (Android One Program)|
|Rear Camera||5x 12MP f/1.8, 28mm, (2x RGB, 3x Monochrome), TOF Camera, Zeiss, Dual-LED dual-tone Flash, HDR|
|Front Camera||20MP, HDR|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, USB Type-C|
|Others||UD Fingerprint Scanner|
|Battery||3,320mAh, Quick Charge 3.0, 10W Qi Wireless Charging|
The Nokia 9 PureView will only arrive in Midnight Blue. Priced at USD 699 (PhP 37,000), the smartphone will make its way to select markets around the world on March 2019. No word yet when the Philippines will receive the latest Nokia flagship.