HMD Global has on Thursday, 04 April announced the Nokia 9 PureView, a device that features five camera array with ZEISS Optics.
All five cameras work together simultaneously to capture one picture fuses it together into one 12MP photo with outstanding dynamic range and unparalleled depth of field.
The Nokia 9 PureView has two colour sensors for accurate vibrant colour images and three monochromatic sensors which give sharpness and detail. All five sensors work together to collect up to 10-times the amount of light than a single sensor of the same type.
Every shot taken by the Nokia 9 PureView uses all five cameras to capture at least 60MP of imaging data. To process and fuse the images Nokia 9 PureView has maximised the heterogenous computing architecture of the Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile platform assigning tasks across ISP, DSP, GPU and CPU.
The device is designed with the needs of photography enthusiasts at its heart. It features the ability to capture images in uncompressed RAW “DNG” format and edit them directly on the phone yourself thanks to our partnership with Adobe Lightroom. It has been said that 50% of the art of photography is in post-production and with Nokia 9 PureView you have every opportunity to shine.
The Nokia 9 PureView utilizes Utilizing heterogenous computing, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform intelligently splits imaging workloads across various technology cores. The Nokia 9 PureView also features a bright 5.99” 2K pOLED screen with PureDisplay technology and integrated Qi Wireless charging. The PureDisplay screen technology features HDR10 support letting you enjoy crisp details, great contrast and rich colours in supported content.
The screen also features an integrated fingerprint sensor, with security features further complemented by biometric face unlock technology.
The device is 8mm slim and a 6000 series aluminium chassis with our signature dual diamond cuts and the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back.
The Nokia 9 PureView launches with Android 9 Pie out of the box and comes with three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates.
Android 9 Pie includes AI-powered features to make the device smarter, faster and adapt to your behaviour as you use it, so your smartphone experience gets better with time. The Adaptive Battery feature limits battery usage from apps you don’t use often, and App Actions predicts what you’re about to do so you can get to your next action quickly. These features further streamline your device’s functionality and your overall Android experience.
The Nokia 9 PureView will receive three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates, as guaranteed in the Android One program. In addition, Google Play Protect scans over 50 billion apps per day to keep your phone safe from malware, making the Nokia 9 PureView among the most secure phones on the market. It also comes with easy access to helpful innovative services including the Google Assistant, which helps you get things done throughout the day, as well as Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storage.
Availability and price
The Nokia 9 PureView will be exclusively available from Vodacom and their retail partners. The device has been available from 01 April, in Midnight Blue, from Vodacom World on a R699.00 per month deal or from R11,849.00 on PrePaid. As part of the launch promotion the first 50 consumers who purchase the Nokia 9 PureView from Vodacom World will receive a photoshoot voucher valued at R1,000.00.