Nokia 8 is the new flagship for HMD Global!

HMD launched Nokia 8, the flagship product by the company. It has 5.3-inch Quad HD display with Gorilla Glass 5 Protection. It is loaded with an Octa core Snapdragon 835 SoC. It sports 13MP dual rear camera which is RGB and monochrome respectively, it can produce good low light image, black and white image. The rear camera has ZEISS optics with OIS. It also has 13MP front camera with PDAF and wide angle lens. This comes with Dual-sight (Bothie) technology that uses both front and back cameras simultaneously, fusing both images together into one photo or video file.

The Nokia 8 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will get Android O update too according to the company. It has aluminium unibody design which is machined from a single block of 6000 series aluminum and further polished to luxury finish. Nokia OZO spatial 360-degree audio uses the phone’s 3 microphones and Nokia acoustic technology captures the sound in incredible detail. The camera app lets to broadcast live directly to Facebook and YouTube within the app.

The Nokia 8 will be coming in Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and Polished Coppecoloursrs for 599 Euros (approx. Rs. 44,990) and will start shipping in early September globally and expected to come in India early October.

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 and Memory: 6GB DDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage (Blue) / 4GB DDR4X RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 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: Single / 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