HMD Global has finally launched its flagship Nokia 8 smartphone. It is expected to cost around 599 Euros in the European market which roughly translates to Rs 45,000 and will be launched in India in October before Diwali. The Nokia 8 is the first smartphone from the house of HMD Global to offer a dual-lens setup along with OZO Audio offering 360-degree spatial audio experience in video recordings.
The Nokia 8 smartphone runs pure stock Android 7.1.1 Android Nougat OS and the company promises to provide the latest updates to its users without any delay. The device is powered by an octa-core (Four 2.5GHz Kryo + Four 1.8GHz Kryo) Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of LPPDDR4X RAM along with 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 256GB.
The flagship Nokia phone comes with a 5.3-inch IPS QHD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in a 2.5D finish for better aesthetics. As far as the build quality is concerned, it comes in a 6000 series aluminium body in has four colour options– two with the glossy finish and two in Matte– Polished Copper, Polished Blue, Tempered blue and Steel.
The primary dual-lens camera includes 13-megapixels (Colour + OIS) along with 13-megapixels (Mono) sensors with dual-tone Flash with an aperture of f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF and IR range finder. ZEISS powers the camera department. In the front, there is a 13-megapixels PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0 selfie camera.
The IP 54 splashproof Nokia 8 comes with 3.5mm ADJ headphone jack (3-mics) and USB 3.1 Type-C. It has a hybrid dual-SIM card slot and is powered by a 3,090 mAh battery.