Nokia 9 hands-on: too many cameras?

  • Published on Feb 24, 2019
  • The Nokia 9 is HMD Global’s new flagship at MWC 2019, and it might be the company’s most ambitious phone yet. With a show-stopping five - count ‘em, five - cameras on the back, this phone officially takes the crown for the most rear cameras ever put on a phone.
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Comments • 655

  • The Verge
    The Verge  4 months ago +193

    How many cameras on a phone is too many?

    • King Kong Z
      King Kong Z 3 months ago

      Infinite I think 😂😂

    • aaro 345
      aaro 345 4 months ago

      @Balseng D Marak are you stupid?

  • L C
    L C 2 months ago

    2020 : camera with a phone...?!

  • John Smith
    John Smith 2 months ago

    what kind of topping is that?

  • Sourabh 808
    Sourabh 808 3 months ago

    My pureview 808 perform better than this useless device.

  • A Frank
    A Frank 3 months ago

    Just recieved mine, love it, it feels premium but not top notch, the screen is bright and colorful, just oversaturated...The camera soft is slow indeed specially with the post processing, hope they will heal it with updates !

  • grunchi de trap
    grunchi de trap 3 months ago +1

    Snapdragon processors are just a dissapointment tbh. Apple is far ahead.

  • RustySpace
    RustySpace 3 months ago

    The cameras are NOT all the same, two of them have monochrome sensors that collect much more light than RGB sensors, this way the camera is superior in low light.
    You also forgot to mention the fact that you can refocus the image AFTER taking the shot. That is a huge deal.

  • Mateo A
    Mateo A 3 months ago

    What's the other circle in the back, you have 5 cameras and the flash, and the other?

  • Chase Ojala
    Chase Ojala 3 months ago

    Just change that name man.

  • Strutting_strat
    Strutting_strat 3 months ago

    It actually takes freaking amazing pictures, possibly better than Apple, has an under the screen fingerprint sensor and more for $699.

  • AFM
    AFM 3 months ago

    Be interested to see how 5 photos at once and processing them impacts the battery life? No good having all this and then running out of battery because of it. Very interested In possibly pre ordering the phone.

  • Rex H
    Rex H 3 months ago

    Where does it end?

  • Meila Sanwarno
    Meila Sanwarno 3 months ago

    5 cameras? crazy! i will never buy this

  • Rocks SP
    Rocks SP 3 months ago

    why?????? why not verge? Nokia is awesome and make great hardware !!! 599 until march 10 ...great price!!!

  • King Cooper
    King Cooper 3 months ago

    Those cameras are certain to induce symptoms of trypophobia!

  • sheldon
    sheldon 3 months ago

    More interested in the following it is cheap, decent and no bloat warehouse. What more can you ask for.

  • vieri pakpahan
    vieri pakpahan 3 months ago


  • Priya Saha
    Priya Saha 3 months ago

    Nokia will remain the best forever

  • Just Cruz
    Just Cruz 3 months ago

    *FBI has joined the chat*

  • Holly Cost
    Holly Cost 3 months ago

    Nikkon Camera with a phone built in .

  • Holly Cost
    Holly Cost 3 months ago

    ❤️ I have Nokia 7 Plus 💪🏼

  • Holly Cost
    Holly Cost 3 months ago

    I ❤️ Nokia

  • Tandroid Android
    Tandroid Android 3 months ago

    I love Nokia and use 7plus..but the cameras on Nokia 9 makes it look Creepy..I am waiting for 7 plus 2019..I hope they don't do something like this to it.

  • Kaynon
    Kaynon 3 months ago +1

    What about video? Will it have the same type of quality? I doubt it.

  • Nick Nightingale
    Nick Nightingale 3 months ago +3

    Finally a phone with good features and a good design! In a couple of years we will look back at the notch and laugh about it. Coming from an Iphone user

  • usman mir
    usman mir 3 months ago

    Simply a tact to attract users nothing else.....

  • usman mir
    usman mir 3 months ago

    Well nothing will happen extra if ur going to increase the number of cameras in ur mobile......Google pixel with single camera is best answer for that.

  • Mr Music
    Mr Music 3 months ago

    And this is not even my final form!

  • Anshul Singh
    Anshul Singh 3 months ago

    10 SECONDS!!! Naw, fam. I'll be happy here with a handy mirrorless.

  • Garvit Lodha
    Garvit Lodha 3 months ago

    i hate notch display ....... worst design ever made

  • Modern Creator
    Modern Creator 3 months ago

    Imagine, when someone is taking your photo and you don't know which camera you've to look at lol😂

  • Sir Fa
    Sir Fa 3 months ago

    Could you possibly review it any worse??

  • • •
    • • 3 months ago

    The front Nokia logo is 199% unnecessary

  • Dream To Be Youtuber
    Dream To Be Youtuber 3 months ago

    Wooh Amazing!💐💐👌👌

  • Lauri Ellonen
    Lauri Ellonen 3 months ago +1

    How does it compare to Nokia Lumia 1020?

  • Alfi Aflahal Muflih
    Alfi Aflahal Muflih 3 months ago

    Because Why not?

  • Kafui Amudzi
    Kafui Amudzi 3 months ago +4

    The phone case companies are scratching their head with this one

  • Rapist Stan
    Rapist Stan 3 months ago

    Hey your review is a joke

  • Cernold
    Cernold 3 months ago

    What the hell is on his head?

  • En Hady
    En Hady 3 months ago

    They should use other type of camera instead of that 3 same monochrome such as wide angle, telephoto etc etc

  • Sunil Patil
    Sunil Patil 3 months ago

    We can't see

  • PP C.
    PP C. 3 months ago

    Over kill...

  • Shakir Biggs
    Shakir Biggs 3 months ago

    I guess the people at Nokia never heard of trypophobia, this is someone’s nightmare phone. This thing is creepy!

  • Supporter van de Europese Unie

    Meh. Not enough cameras. I want 12 of them.

  • Abdul Aden
    Abdul Aden 3 months ago

    Omg slow wtf are you kidding me man it’s an SD 845 , tech reviewers are so easy to dismiss something just because it’s not new for the sake of new, so what it doesn’t have an 855 ur not missing out much.

  • The Cake Glutton
    The Cake Glutton 3 months ago

    Thought Jews were not supposed to operate electric devices

  • Lonestar fun
    Lonestar fun 4 months ago

    Typical verge review of assuming every phone should be like every other phone !!!!! .

  • David Loos
    David Loos 4 months ago

    Good price!

  • Jacob Powers
    Jacob Powers 4 months ago

    People forget that pureview is satire

  • Tony Luo
    Tony Luo 4 months ago

    I would like a phone with so many cameras that it actually has to pull out a tree of cameras when I press the button. I already have a name for it: Nokia Tree

  • D. Brown
    D. Brown 4 months ago

    great video verge, but why are people still complaining about the lack of the headphone jack? bluetooth have came a long way, and most cars have bluetooth sooo?

  • Schrödinger
    Schrödinger 4 months ago

    No flux capacitor is a big no no! Skipping this one.

  • Raditya Arga Putra
    Raditya Arga Putra 4 months ago

    just let deiter do all the reviews and run the channel too

  • Dante Morales
    Dante Morales 4 months ago

    This guys scares me

  • Jayshree Jadhav
    Jayshree Jadhav 4 months ago

    But hey, in which camera am I supposed to look into while taking potrait shots???

  • sunny nick
    sunny nick 4 months ago

    And very soon china companies will copy that 😤

  • R S
    R S 4 months ago

    They need to work on software. Seriously Nokia is just not getting it.

  • Yohan DAHMANI
    Yohan DAHMANI 4 months ago

    more cameras = more cares

    TRUTH HAMMER 4 months ago +3

    So basically a camera with a phone option

  • rising star
    rising star 4 months ago

    Nokia fans hit like

  • aaro 345
    aaro 345 4 months ago +18

    reporter doest understand the idea of the 5 cameras in nokia 9... its not stupidly like in other smartphones where the other cameras literally dont do anything while you take the picture, they are just there because of their different focal length. in nokia all the 5 cameras in different angles take the picture same time allowing it to capture many times more light and data than other smartphones. the camera angles also give nokia incredible depth of field and real camera bokeh effect.

  • aaro 345
    aaro 345 4 months ago +2

    pixel 3 still has the same processor...

  • A5hu 03
    A5hu 03 4 months ago

    Phone looks very similar to galaxy s8 but without curved display on the front

  • Boundless Atilier
    Boundless Atilier 4 months ago

    Why I am trusting them is that these are guys into real photography, they don't want to just thrown in multiple cameras to Mark a feat. in history, this is something new, it borrows a lot of elements from standalone cameras

  • epic gamer
    epic gamer 4 months ago +1

    It was pre production software

  • bjay dy
    bjay dy 4 months ago

    Im sorry but this can achieve by good software already no need for 5 cameras.

  • Tikus Keriting
    Tikus Keriting 4 months ago

    I believe there will be full-frame censor in smartphone.

  • bjay dy
    bjay dy 4 months ago

    2 usable and 3 bullshit cameras.

  • Francis Fernandes
    Francis Fernandes 4 months ago +1

    Why does the verge have to be so pompus with everything not apply

  • Pablo Eskibar
    Pablo Eskibar 4 months ago

    nice chin

  • Cam
    Cam 4 months ago

    I like never use my back camera so to me its pretty useless

  • Jithin Joy
    Jithin Joy 4 months ago

    5 cameras yet no wide angle

  • Maurice LesGrosYeux
    Maurice LesGrosYeux 4 months ago

    It’s an "old" phone. I thought It was available since last year. Nokia must had delays, but the phone isn’t that impressive now

  • Subha Das
    Subha Das 4 months ago

    Thanks for no notch

  • Reggie Lam
    Reggie Lam 4 months ago

    trypophobia! this design makes it very it uncomfortable now

  • Debojyoti Biswas
    Debojyoti Biswas 4 months ago

    Claikbait negative theory...Good for you morons

  • Toxis
    Toxis 4 months ago

    would be a candidate at 600Eur, no headphone jack made it not be one. Oh well, might just need to go with poco+lineage after all:\

  • Dr. Zues
    Dr. Zues 4 months ago

    That phone is giving me trypophobia

  • TheDonBarracuda
    TheDonBarracuda 4 months ago

    Which company wants me to hold their beer?

  • marklola12
    marklola12 4 months ago

    This for HMD and Nokia is just a TEST phone, why do you think it's very limited numbers ..they have been working on getting it to where they want it to be for a few years which means they can now work with the new 855 in the next one

  • Palash Nandi
    Palash Nandi 4 months ago

    Why is there so much crazyness about camera everywhere !!!!!

  • Al Sa
    Al Sa 4 months ago

    I'm still using my Nokia 8890

  • hello youtube
    hello youtube 4 months ago +1

    nokia 808 and lumia 1020 feeling proud :)

  • Bottom Line
    Bottom Line 4 months ago

    How about one sensor that does the job of 5...horrible

  • Abdulrahman Jiffry
    Abdulrahman Jiffry 4 months ago

    Why make the video as boring as humanly possible? =/

  • Kepler 438
    Kepler 438 4 months ago

    wow... he's complaining that it takes 5 seconds to load the images after taking them. 5 seconds really?

  • White Tiger
    White Tiger 4 months ago

    You can take 5 pictures in a single tap.. Best feature

  • Kuldip Singh
    Kuldip Singh 4 months ago

    Wait till they release with a faster CPU.

  • Grischu
    Grischu 4 months ago +2

    Nokia, Thanks for not including a notch. I really appreciate it!

  • sTechBucket
    sTechBucket 4 months ago

    Nightmare for TypoPhobia people

  • Best Username Ever
    Best Username Ever 4 months ago

    Omg...just get a real camera.

  • Electronic Soya Sauce
    Electronic Soya Sauce 4 months ago

    But Can It Beat the Pixel?

  • Hamed al-julaibi
    Hamed al-julaibi 4 months ago


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    i rum 4 months ago


  • Suraj Khunte
    Suraj Khunte 4 months ago

    I Love Nokia ❤️❤️❤️

  • Divinest Beats
    Divinest Beats 4 months ago

    It looks gross

  • Maballo Net
    Maballo Net 4 months ago

    I'm so uncomfortable see what the back of this smartphone.. 🤢

  • Logmemoi TV
    Logmemoi TV 4 months ago

    FBI phone

  • Amith Sujith
    Amith Sujith 4 months ago

    Good pricing though

  • Tony Woods
    Tony Woods 4 months ago

    In the future, phones will just be a camera