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Nokia 9 PureView gets key certification in India, launch imminent

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Nokia 9 PureView gets key certification in India, launch imminent

06 May 2019: Nokia 9 PureView gets key certification in India, launch imminent

HMD Global is working to launch its camera-centric Nokia 9 PureView in India soon.

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.