Nokia 9 Pureview: with Penta-camera setup leaked on Twitter
For the past 6 months, HMD global led Nokia has been expected to launch a new smartphone with flagship specifications in the market. After a quiet buzz around a Nokia phone with 5 cameras at the back, Nokia 9 Pureview seems more plausible. The renders of the phone have been around for a while now. The phone is now expected to be announced in the month of January or in the Mobile world congress this year.
Evan Blass, the infamous twitter tipster has posted an alleged render for the smartphone. The render not only confirms the Penta-camera at the back. But shows that the Nokia 9 Pureview will have Nokia’s first in-display fingerprint scanner and bezels format similar to LG v30+.
Nokia 9 PureView "Beholder." HNY pic.twitter.com/x4Kh3anP46
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) December 31, 2018
The phone sports will sport a 6.01-inch display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection FullHD+ OLED display with no display notch and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the smartphone has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. Soc paired with 6/8Gb RAM options and a 256GB internal storage.
On the optics department, the smartphone will have a Penta-camera set up at the back which is first of its kind on a smartphone out of which three might be a wide-angle 41-megapixel, a telephoto 20-megapixel, and ultrawide 9.7-megapixel sensors on the back With Carl Zeiss branding on all that may be able to give a 4x optical zoom, and up to 16x including digital zoom. On the front, there might be only a single 22-megapixel sensor.
Out of the box, the smartphone will have an android Pie. The fingerprint sensor might be an Ultrasound in-display fingerprint sensor included with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Although, the phone may run on Snap855 support for 5G in questionable and will be upgradable to Android Q under the Android One initiative.
Price and Availablity
If the phone is delayed over again and launches in February, the phone might have serious competition in 2019’s Samsung flagship Galaxy S10. Also, there has been news Oneplus’s 5G phone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 to be announced in January. Nokia 9 Pureview might face competition in terms of specs and price.
Although, Nokia has been on aggressive pricing all year long, and with big guns, launching besides Nokia 9 Pureview. Nokia might price a higher amount around 900-1000$ in the US market and around Rs50-60k in the Indian market.