06 May 2019: Nokia 9 PureView gets key certification in India, launch imminent
The flagship phone, which was teased in the country last month, has received the mandatory BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) certification. This suggests Nokia 9 PureView will release in India soon.
To recall, this one-of-a-kind penta-camera phone was launched in February at Mobile World Congress 2019.
Here's all about it.
Design & Display: Nokia 9 PureView: At a glance
Up front, the Nokia 9 PureView sports a traditional notch-free display with sizeable top and bottom bezels. On the back, the glass chassis houses a novel five camera array.
The flagship phone features a 5.99-inch Quad-HD+ (1440x2960 pixels) pOLED screen with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Moreover, it comes with IP67 certification for dust and water resistance.
Camera: World's first-ever five-lens camera setup on a smartphone
The Nokia 9 PureView sports a ZEISS-certified five-camera setup, comprising three 12MP monochrome sensors and two 12MP RGB sensors with all sensors having an f/1.82 aperture.
When you click a photo, each sensor captures a shot which are then merged together to create a single image with higher details.
Up front, the phone sports a single 20MP selfie snapper.
Internals: Under the hood
The Nokia 9 PureView is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage.
Under the hood, it packs a 3,320mAh battery with wireless charging support and runs Android Pie as part of the Android One program.
Further, the phone supports Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C port while missing a headphone jack.
Fact: Nokia 9 PureView could be priced at around Rs. 45,000
Available only in a single Midnight Blue color option, the Nokia 9 PureView is priced at $699 and is currently selling in select international markets. As for India pricing, the phone is rumored to arrive with a tag of around Rs. 45,000.