Earlier today, HMD Global introduced the Nokia 9 PureView
. The handset is the first ever to feature a penta-camera setup in back. All five use Zeiss optics, two are RGB shooters while the remaining three are monochrome. This is the first time that HMD has used the PureView branding since it purchased the name from Microsoft last August
. It was first used on 2012's Nokia 808 PureView
, a handset that was powered by Symbian.
HMD has released its official new product video for the Nokia 9 PureView,
and as you might imagine, it mentions the rear penta-camera setup right off the bat. It also notes that the phone has the ability to snap quality photos in both dark and bright lighting conditions. It also allows the user to change the focus of a picture after the photograph is processed, and combines images from each lens for High Dynamic Range (HDR) images.
The phone, which as an Android One device will be quick to receive updates from Google, is coming to the U.S. next month. Pre-orders are being taken right now, and the phone will cost $699. That is a great price for a flagship phone, but to be fair, it carries last year's Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform under the hood. Still, if photography is your thing, you might want to see whether Nokia's new tag line, "Explore every detail," is a valid comment about the photos snapped with the first penta-camera phone.