Nokia unveils 4 new Android models at #MWC2019, including Nokia 9 PureView




HMD Global has announced four new Android smartphones, including a smartphone with a unique five camera array, the Nokia 9 PureView. Below are key highlights about the four models:

Nokia 9 PureView:

Nokia 9 PureView features five camera array with ZEISS Optics to put next generation computational imaging technology into the hands of advanced photography enthusiasts. Every picture taken with a Nokia 9 PureView is in HDR, five cameras simultaneously capture the image and fuse it together into one 12MP photo with outstanding dynamic range and depth of field. Designed with the needs of photography enthusiasts at its heart, Nokia 9 PureView also 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.

Nokia 9 PureView’s two colour sensors and three monochromatic sensors give sharpness and detail. All five cameras work together to collect up to 10-times the amount of light than a single colour sensor[v] of the same type. Every image captured by Nokia 9 PureView is HDR, with up to 12.4 stops of dynamic range and a full scene 12MP depth map. Each 12MP JPG image can benefit from outstanding detail in areas of both bright sunlight and dark shadows at the same time with incredible texture.

(TOP: The Nokia 9 PureView. BELOW: The entire of devices launched by Nokia at #MWC2019).

Nokia 9 PureView features the advanced Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset technology, a 2K pOLED PureDisplay screen, integrated Qi Wireless charging and under display fingerprint sensor.

Nokia 9 PureView is already shipping and will retail for a global average retail price of US $699 (Kshs 70,000).

Nokia 4.2

Nokia 4.2 has been designed to offer the latest smartphone innovations at a truly accessible price. The classy, sculpted-glass design and all-screen display offer beauty on the outside and it’s not just skin-deep, as it packs in a dual-rear camera, AI innovations and the latest generation Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, all running the latest Android 9 Pie. Premiering the Google Assistant button, the Nokia 4.2 will revolutionise the way you engage with your smartphone. Simply press once for instant access to the Google Assistant to get help, double press to receive a visual snapshot of your day from the Google Assistant with intelligent suggestions and personalised information and long press the button to activate a walkie-talkie mode, which lets the Google Assistant listen to you until you release it for long sentence queries.

Nokia 4.2’s compact size and edge-to-edge display with ‘selfie-notch’ delivers a smartphone which, at just 8.4mm, is slim enough for single hand use. Panther also brings flagship imaging features like multi-camera imaging to a new price point, with a dual depth-sensing rear camera ready to capture stunning memories.

Nokia 4.2 will be available to buy starting from April for a global average retail price of US $169 (Kshs 17,000) for the 2/16 variant and US $199 (Kshs 20,000) for the 3/32.

Nokia 3.2

Nokia 3.2 combines the biggest HD+ display for the price with our signature two-day battery life¹ all powered by the latest Android 9 Pie experience. The Nokia 3.2 features an impressive 6.26” HD+ display so you’ll never struggle and strain to see more of your favourite movies, TV shows and streams.

Taking a holistic view of battery life, Nokia 3.2 combines a larger battery than many premium smartphones with efficient hardware and software ingenuity. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 mobile platform, Nokia 3.2 will get through tasks with ease. Nokia 3.2 also comes with the Google Assistant button, to revolutionise the way you engage with your smartphone – one press for instant access to Google Assistant, double tap for a visual overview of your day and long press for walkie-talkie mode.

Nokia 3.2 will be available to buy in early May for a global average retail price of US $139 (Kshs 14,000) for the 2/16 variant and US $169 (Kshs 17,000) for the 3/32.

Nokia 1 Plus

Upgrade your entry smartphone experience with Nokia 1 Plus, a brand-new member of the Android (Go edition) smartphone family. One of the first global Android 9 Pie (Go edition) smartphones, Nokia 1 Plus brings solid imaging in a high-quality Nokia design with a big screen, at exceptionally accessible price points. Now you can enjoy all your favourite apps and games, along with the latest Android (Go edition) features like Google Assistant Go.

The Nokia 1 Plus brings a progressive and cutting-edge design to the value segment. Using innovative materials with 3D tooling, it achieves a gorgeous textured nano-pattern at the back that cups Nokia 1 Plus all the way to the display. G

Nokia 1 Plus will be available to buy from mid-March for a global average retail price of US $99 (Kshs 10,000).

Nokia 210

Nokia 210 is a new addition to our market-leading feature phone family. Get connected to the web with Opera Mini browser and play hours of Snake without having to worry about battery. The Nokia 210 has a crucial role in the Nokia phone line-up as the most affordable internet device and comes in a durable, inherently coloured polycarbonate shell which is designed to hide the marks of everyday life.

Surf the web with the Opera Mini web browser and stay up to date with your friends and family on Facebook without worrying about battery. Fans can customise the Nokia 210 their own by downloading their favourite apps, ringtones and wallpapers straight from the Mobile Store.

Nokia 210 will be available to buy from March for a global average retail price of US $35 (Kshs 3,500).

Companion products

Joining the accessories portfolio are two wireless charging solutions: the Nokia Wireless Charger and Nokia Portable Wireless Charger. Both devices support the universal Qi charging standard, so they can work with compatible wireless charging devices, including the Nokia 9 PureView and Nokia 8 Sirocco.

The Nokia Wireless Charger supports fast 10-watt wireless charging, making it perfect for a quick top up when at home or in the office. The Nokia Portable Wireless Charger is a power bank that supports wireless charging, so you can charge your wireless devices on the go, even if you forgot your cable. The Nokia Portable Wireless Charger also supports universal USB output – so non-wireless devices can be charged through a USB cable.




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