HMD Global has today launched its Nokia 9 PureView smartphone in India. The key highlight of the smartphone is that it comes with five cameras on its back panel. It is the world’s first handset to come with a penta-camera lens. The company had initially launched the device at Mobile World Congress 2019 that had taken place in February in Barcelona, Spain.
Like all other Nokia smartphones from HMD Global, Nokia 9 PureView is a part of Google’s Android One programme. Other key specifications of the handset include Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, a 5.99-inch 2K screen and 6GB of RAM. Here’s a look at the price and specifications of the newly launched smartphone:
Nokia 9 PureView price and availability
Nokia 9 PureView is priced at Rs 49,999 and it will go on sale via Flipkart starting today. The smartphone will also be available at various offline retail outlets in India starting July 17. The company has said that those who purchase Nokia 9 PureView will receive exclusive premium concierge experience for the first 30 days via their Nokia Mobile Care. This experience will include exclusive support desk with access to a top-tier customer support team and chance to talk to the company’s “master trainers for expert tips and tricks that help you get the most out of your Nokia 9 PureView.”
People who pay for their purchase using HDFC Bank credit and debit cards on EMI or regular transactions via Pinelabs terminals in offline stores will get a cashback of 10%. Customers will also get a 10% cashback if they use HDFC consumer durable loans. This is valid on retail stores till August 31, 2019. As a limited period offer, consumers will get Nokia 705 Earbuds worth Rs 9,999 for free. If one opts to buy Nokia 9 PureView via the company’s online store will get a gift card worth Rs 5,000 and Nokia 705 Earbuds worth Rs 9,999.
Nokia 9 PureView specifications
Coming to the specifications of the device, let’s begin with its camera setup. As we mentioned earlier, Nokia 9 Pureview comes with five camera lenses on its back panel. The company has worked with Qualcomm and Google to optimize the camera setup in a way that it completely utilizes the Snapdragon 845 SoC and Google’s Photos app. All the five cameras of the device come with Zeiss certified lenses. Three of these are 12MP monochrome sensors while two are 12MP RGB sensors. All the cameras get to work whenever a person takes a shot and then, the handset fuses these photos together to put together one image. For selfies and video calls, there is a 20MP front-facing snapper.
The handset sports a 5.99-inch Quad-HD+ (1440×2960 pixels) POLED screen that has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and has an in-display scanner embedded on it. It comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Nokia 9 PureView also houses a 3,320mAh battery that has support for wireless charging. The smartphone also comes with options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and NFC for connectivity. The device has IP67 certification and is water and dust resistant. It comes without a 3.5mm headphone jack. Nokia 9 Pureview runs Android 9.0 Pie.