Nokia 9 PureView To Launch In India On June 6
In the month of February, HMD Global launched its long awaited Nokia 9 PureView which is a flagship grade smartphone. As the PureView branding suggests, the device has a focus on photography. Apparently the key highlighting feature of the smartphone is its penta rear camera setup which consists of five 12 MP sensors.
For all the Indian customers who are patiently waiting for the device, this may be the time to rejoice. HMD Global has sent out invites for a press event which is set to take place in New Delhi on the 6th of June. Even though the press invite does not exhibit details about the Nokia 9 PureView launch, it is the only major Nokia branded smartphone that is yet to land in the country. Other smartphones including the Nokia 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2 have already been made official for the Indian market. To recall following are the details about the Nokia 9 PureView.
The Nokia 9 PureView has a premium design with glass on both front and rear which is reinforced using an aluminium chassis. The device measures 155 x 75 x 8 mm and weighs 172 grams. It features a 5.99 inch Plastic OLED display that has a QHD resolution of 2880 x 1440 px and pixel density of 538 ppi. The left and right bezels around the display of the Nokia 9 PureView are negligible while the top and bottom bezels are comparatively thicker. The bezel above the display carries the Nokia branding, earpiece grille and a 20 MP front facing selfie camera which can also capture 1080p videos @ 30fps. For rapidly and securely logging into the UI, it has an in display fingerprint sensor which has become the industry standard.
For added protection, both the front and rear panel of the Nokia 9 PureView is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The rear panel of the device carries the Nokia branding, Android One logo and its key highlighting feature, the penta camera setup. The rear camera setup consist of five 12 MP sensor and an LED flash. Out of the five cameras, two are RGB sensors while the remaining three are mono sensors.
The Nokia 9 PureView runs on latest Android 9 Pie and the Android One logo at its rear assures the device is guaranteed to receive latest android updates for at least two years. The handset is powered by a generous 3,320 mAh battery which can be charged via the bottom mounted USB Type-C port. In addition to the wired charging it also supports Qi wireless charging. In terms of memory and storage, the device has 4 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. In terms of connectivity, the Nokia 9 PureView supports 4G VoLTE, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS and GLONASS.
All in all, the Nokia 9 PureView is a worthy smartphone and if you are looking for a photography centric device, it may be the considerable choice. Exact price of the device is yet to be uncovered, however, going by European pricing it be priced around the Rs 50,000 mark.