HMD Global has finally launched the Nokia 8 flagship in India, its first premium Android smartphone at a compelling price of Rs 36,999. The phone comes more than a month after it was unveiled on August 16. Moreover, this Nokia 8 is the 4 GB + 64 GB variant, there is also a 6 GB + 128 GB variant that is promised to arrive in October.
The marquee features of the Nokia 8 include IP54 rating, dual Carl Zeiss lens at the rear, OZO audio and a novel feature called Bothie. Bothie in the Nokia 8 enables live-streaming via ‘Dual-Sight’ natively on social media. OZO audio is another highlight of the new hardware. It allows three microphones to capture 360-degree spatial surround sound. 4K Videos with OZO sound can also be shared with anyone. With binaural codes, playback is possible on non-OZO devices.
Now that the Nokia 8 is tagged with an Indian price, Nokia will start selling the phone from October 14th on online as well as offline stores. Up til now, Nokia has been concentrating on mid-range phones but with the Nokia 8, they will be stepping into the big league. We will list the spec sheet of the device below. If you want to check out more details, you can do so in this article.
Nokia 8 specifications
- Display: 5.3-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD LCD display at 554ppi pixel density, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- PRocessor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
- RAM: 4GB,
- Storage: 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android O
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- Camera: 13MP (Colour) primary camera with OIS + 13MP (Mono), ZEISS optics, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, dual tone flash
- 13MP auto focus front-facing camera with ZEISS optics, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture,
- Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
- Splashproof (IP54)
- 3.5mm headphone jack, 3 microphones, Nokia OZO 360° spatial surround sound
- Dimensions: 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, NFC
- Battery: 3090mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0