Nokia 8 Coming On July 31 – All You Need To Know

It seems like Nokia has re-entered the smartphone market with a constructive plan. The company has already launched Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 handsets in the country. Now, the HMD Global is reportedly working on two new high-end Android devices, dubbed as Nokia 8 and Nokia 9. Recently, both upcoming smartphones have been part of multiple rumors and leaks. Now, a new report claims that the Nokia 8 will be unveiled on July 31. The price and availability details of the Nokia 9 are still a mystery. Excited about a new entry in the high-end segment? Read more to find about Nokia 8 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Nokia 8

Price & Availability

Price (expected) Rs 44,999

As per latest reports, the Nokia 8 will be launched on July 31 this year. It is expected to be priced at priced at 589 Euros (approx Rs 43,500). The upcoming handset is expected to sport a cheaper price tag in other markets.

As for now, there is no confirmation regarding the India launch or price. However, the recently launched Nokia 3 has received an overwhelming response in India. The Finnish company has partnered with Amazon India for sale of Nokia 6 devices. The Nokia 8 is expected to be priced at Rs 44,999 in India.

Also read: Here’s All We Know About The Alleged Nokia Flagship, Nokia 9, Till Date

Specifications

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM 4GB
Internal Storage 64GB (expandable up to 2TB)
Display 5.7-inch, 2K (2560 x 1440pixels), LCD
OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (13MP + 13MP) with flash
Front Camera 13-megapixel
Battery Not known yet
Dual SIM Yes

As per the latest reports, the Nokia 8 will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The brand might also release 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM variants later. It is expected to sport a 5.7-inch LCD display with 2K resolution.

On the camera front, the upcoming smartphone is expected to feature a dual camera setup on the back (13-megapixel + 13-meagpixel), supported by a dual LED flash. There will also be a 13-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling.

Also read: Nokia 3 India Launch: All You Need To Know

Features

  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
  • USB Type-C port
  • Dual speakers
  • Iris scanner
  • IP68 water resistant
  • Dual-SIM
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Four Color options

The Nokia 8 is expected to come in both single-SIM and dual-SIM variants. It is likely to run the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box. The Nokia 8 will be available in four color options – Blue, Steel, Gold/Blue, and Gold/Copper. It will sport USB Type-C port and dual speakers on the bottom edge.

Also read: Nokia 6 Vs Moto G5 Plus Comparison: Which Phone is Better?

Conclusion

With the Nokia 8, the Finnish brand is expected to take on high-end offerings by the likes of Apple, Samsung, Google, etc. The pricing plays a crucial role in this segment. While Nokia does have a nostalgic advantage, it can only take it so far. Are you waiting for a flagship device from Nokia? Let us know in the comments section below.

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