HMD Global has finally launched its first flagship phone, the Nokia 8, in India for the selling price of 36,999 INR. Nokia 8 will be available in Blue, Steel, and Polished Copper color options online on Amazon.in and offline on selected retail stores across the country from 14th of October onwards.
Nokia 8 is made up of 6000 series aluminum and sports aluminum unibody design with a mirror finish on the back. The highlight of this smartphone is it can use both front and rear cameras simultaneously and can relay the feed from both cameras in the viewfinder. Nokia calls it ‘Bothie’ and expects this to revolutionize how you take selfies. Nokia 8 can also capture spatial audio, OZO, to go with its 360-degree videos.
Coming to the specifications, Nokia 8 is fitted with 5.3 inch Quad HD IPS LCD display with the pixel density of 554ppi and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform coupled with 4GB of DDR4X RAM, 64GB of onboard storage and expandable memory of up to additional 256GB with microSD card slot.
This Android 7.1.1 Nougat based handset bears dual 13 MP rear cameras (one color and one monochrome) with dual-tone LED flash, Zeiss optics, f/2.0 aperture, IR range finder, PDAF, and OIS. It also has a 13 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, Zeiss Optics, and 78.4-degree wide angle lens.
Nokia 8 is IP54 certified which makes this handset splashproof and also has a fingerprint scanner embedded in its home button. It also comes with hybrid dual SIM slot and houses a 3090mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 support. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type C 3.1 port, NFC and 3.5mm audio jack.
Key Specifications of Nokia 8:
|Display||5.3 inch Quad HD IPS LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Processor||2.2 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor|
|Camera||13 + 13 MP rear and 13 MP front cameras|
|Dimensions and Weight||151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm|
|Software||Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS|
|Dual SIM||Yes (Hybrid dual SIM)|