Nokia 8 lands in India with Bothie feature!

Nokia launched its flagship Nokia 8 in India, the smartphone was showcased few days back in UK. The smartphone comes with 5.3-inch Quad HD LCD display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone launched in India will get 4GB RAM, and 64GB internal storage which is expandable (Hybrid Slot). It is powered by Octa Core Snapdragon 835 processor.

The Nokia 8 sports 13MP dual rear cameras with one is RGB and another is monochrome, also ZEISS optics, 1.12um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens, PDAF, IR range finder, dual tone flash. The front camera is 13MP too and the combination of all three camera creates the bothie which can be used for offline snaps or videos, also for live streaming. Another highlight of the smartphone OZO audio for improved audio quality. The fingerprint sensor is at the front on home button. It packs with 3090mAh battery capacity which supports Qualcomm 3.0 fast charging. It supports 4G VoLTE connectivity too.

Ajey Mehta, Vice President – India, HMD Global, said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]”Millennials, today, are always exploring new ways to create and share content. It’s these creative content creators who inspired us to craft a smartphone with them in mind. That’s why we’ve worked to bring three world firsts – the debut collaboration with ZEISS, OZO spatial 360° Audio, and real-time live streaming using Dual-Sight mode.”[/notification]

Larry Paulson, Vice-President & President, Qualcomm India, said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]“Nokia 8 is the first device from Nokia on the Snapdragon 800 Mobile Platform. With an advanced 10-nanometer design, the Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform offers phenomenal mobile performance on the Nokia 8, delivering an exceptional user experience.”[/notification]

The Nokia 8 will be coming in Polished Blue, Tempered Blue and Steel colours with Polished Copper coming few weeks later, and priced at Rs. 36,999 and will be available from October 14th on online, and will also go on sale through selected retail stores across India. Check the Hands On video of Nokia 8  [youtube youtubeurl=”SWsKb-n6oSw” ][/youtube]

Nokia 8 specifications are

  • Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 835
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • Display: 5.3-inch Quad HD LCD at 554ppi pixel density, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, 700 nits brightness, 2560×1440 pixels
  • RAM: 4GB DDR4X
  • Memory: 64GB (UFS 2.1) internal, expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Camera: Rear 13MP (Colour) primary camera with OIS + 13MP (Mono), ZEISS optics, 1.12um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens, PDAF, IR range finder, dual tone flash/ Front 13MP auto focus with ZEISS optics, PDAF, 1.12um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 78.4˚ lens
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android O
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual (nano + nano/microSD)
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, NFC
  • Battery: 3090mAh with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0