The much-awaited Mobile World Congress or MWC 2019 has commenced and being a part of it, HMD Global-owned Nokia has unveiled a couple of smartphones for us, the Nokia 9 PureView being the star of the show. Here is everything that was introduced today:
Nokia 9 PureView
The high-end Nokia 9 PureView has its main USP is the hexagonal shape of a five-camera module at the back (all rated at 12MP) with support for the ZEISS lens, becoming the world’s first five-camera smartphone.
The five cameras offer up to 10 times more light for better images. The smartphone comes with support for the Bokeh effect, improved Pro Camera UI, and Google Photos Depth Editor. The one at the front stands at 20MP.
Another highlight is the presence of an in-display fingerprint scanner and wireless charging support.
Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, the device sports a 5.99 QHD+ OLED display with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone comes with 6GB of RAM, 128GB of ROM, and a 3,320mAh battery.
Additionally, the new phone comes with a metal body, comes with facial recognition and is IP67 certified. The Nokia 9 PureView comes in Midnight Blue color for $699 and will be available, starting March 2019.
Nokia 4.2 and 3.2
Nokia has also unveiled two smartphones in the mid-segment, dubbed the Nokia 4.2 and the Nokia 3.2.
Both smartphones come with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, the Face Unlock feature, and a dedicated Google Assistant button, and fall under the Android One program with the Android 9.0 Pie OS.
Both the Nokia 4.2 and the Nokia 3.2 come in two RAM/ROM options: 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB.
While the Nokia 4.2 has a 5.7-inch HD notched display and dual rear cameras, the Nokia 3.2 features a 6.26-inch HD+ notched display and a single rear snapper.
Additionally, the Nokia 4.2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, while the Nokia 3.2 has a Snapdragon 429 chipset.
The Nokia 4.2 is backed by a 3,000mAh battery and the Nokia 3.2 gets its fuel from a 4,000mAh battery.
The Nokia 4.2 and the Nokia 3.2 are priced at $169 and $139, respectively, and will be up for grabs April onwards.
Nokia 1 Plus
The Nokia 1 Plus is another budget member in the Android Go initiative and runs the Android 9.0 Pie Go edition.
It has a 5.45-inch IPS display with an aspect ratio rated at 18:9 and comes with support for Google Go apps.
Powered by quad-core MediaTek MT6739 processor, it has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage and is backed by a 2,500mAh battery.
On the camera front, there is an 8MP rear shooter and a 5MP front camera, with support for Portrait mode and Beauty mode. Additionally, the Nokia 1 Plus comes in Red, Black, and Blue color options.
The Nokia 1 Plus is priced at $99 and will hit the stacks, starting March 2019.
Lastly, the company has unveiled another feature phone, called the Nokia 210 which comes with support for Internet connectivity, an opera browser, and a built-in app store.
With a battery back of a month (1,020mAh) and a 2.4 QVGA display, the Nokia 210 is accompanied by the legendary Snake game, and many other games as well, and is available in Red, Gray, and Black colors.
Running S30+ OS, the Nokia 210 comes with a 16GB of onboard storage and has an MT6260A CPU.
The Nokia 210 comes with a price tag of $35 and will be available, starting next week.