Nokia 9 PureView Hands-On: A cutting-edge Nokia flagship headed to The States!

The Nokia 9 PureView is official and it’s coming to the U.S. – the first flagship from the HMD Global-backed Nokia brand to do so! You’ve seen the leaks, you’ve heard the rumors, and yes – the five cameras are a reality, but they work unlike any multi-camera implementations you’ve seen on phones before.
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44 Comments

42. Venom

Posts: 3015; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

No one said nor implied anything about network compatibility, so it was pointless to even bring up let alone respond to my comment just to pick a fight. I gave my honest opinion about the Pureview and I don't need your approval to do so. Get the f over it.

45. meanestgenius

Posts: 21349; Member since: May 28, 2014

It doesn’t matter whether anyone else said or implied anything about network compatibility. I did, so get over it. You’re just picking a fight now because it was me that said it. I said what I said, and I don’t need your approval to say what I want to say, so get TF over it and stop being so triggered.

18. mike2959

Posts: 692; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Flagship standards should at least match other current offerings. Or shouldn’t be called a flagship. 8GB if ram came out last year. SD 845 is not no longer flagship, battery capacity is nowhere near others offerings.

21. Nubrand9

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 19, 2017

Really ? The regular S10 with identical QHD display have 3400mAh battery.. the nokia 9 have 3.320mAh, just 80 mAH less then that samsung flagship. The 9 PV use SD845 because hmd working hard in 5 camera algorithms and the most powerful Chip available at hat time is SD845. and for 6Gb Ram ? Well, pixel 3 only have 4gb of ram.

31. rsiders

Posts: 1863; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

845 no longer flagship? Do you know what the supposed king of smartphone cameras uses on the Pixel 3/XL?

27. Venom

Posts: 3015; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

While I normally would agree about the processor, it is running on the Android One platform meaning that it's pure stock and essentially is a Nexus in everything except the name. With the amount of RAM that it has, the phone should pretty much be buttery smooth. It shouldn't lag like the 6.1 did for me.

29. meanestgenius

Posts: 21349; Member since: May 28, 2014

You can’t say that the Nokia 9 Pureview doesn’t match “flagship standards” unless you’re going to include every other “flagship” that offers the same or less than it does. By your logic, Pixels aren’t flagships, and the Nokia 9 Pureview beats that spec-wise, and I’m certain it will far less issues and bugs than it currently has.

39. Venom

Posts: 3015; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

You're exaggerating the "bugs and issues" yet again.

41. meanestgenius

Posts: 21349; Member since: May 28, 2014

You’re offended me mentioning documented facts yet again.

43. Venom

Posts: 3015; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

You're offended that I said the Pureview was a letdown for me.

44. meanestgenius

Posts: 21349; Member since: May 28, 2014

You’re offended because you thought the Nokia 9 Pureview would fail, and it didn’t. You’re also offended by me speaking the truth about Pixel smartphones.

20. miketer

Posts: 493; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

An intriguing flagship indeed. All the best to Nokia. We need such phones and we need Nokia to be back in the reckoning. They're the ones who taught us once upon a time what a mobile can do (the Communicator, still kept proudly in my drawer). They deserve more than a decent place under the sun

25. meanestgenius

Posts: 21349; Member since: May 28, 2014

Nokia’s communicator series is my all time favorite series of smartphones. I absolutely loved the form factor. I hope that HMD revitalizes that series one day.

32. japkoslav

Posts: 1373; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Hopefully, the hype matches the expected results. Specwise no OIS and wide angle seems like a major bummer. We do not need another one-trick-pony compromise so I am really curious how detailed review will end up. So far all "camera phones" in the past sucked.
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