Nokia 8: The new flagship Android phone details

Ahead of its launch today, we bring to you all the details that are out there for the HMD Global Oy’s much-anticipated flagship phone Nokia 8. The phone will be unveiled in London.

Nokia 8 will likely be more like the Nokia 5 that will boast a 2.5D curved glass. It has camera on the left corner with speaker-line beside just below it, there is a capsule shape sensor, according to leaked images.  The physical home button-cum-fingerprint sensor in the shape of a curved rectangle is at the bottom. It will be made available in three colour options: Tempered Blue, Silver (Steel) and Copper Gold.

Nokia 8 will likely have a smooth high-grade metal shell at the back and additional metal strip on top. The phone will sport a 5.7-inch QHD (2K: 2560x1440p) screen with Gorilla Glass 5 shield with 2.5D curved glass on the edges. It is said to measure 151.55mm in height (diagonal) and 73.7 mm wide.

The phone is expected to come packed with Snapdragon 835 octa-core, Qualcomm’s most powerful processor to date, and will be backed by 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage.

 

Recent reports have indicated Nokia 8 will come with two 13MP cameras on the back and the front, with 4K video recording capabilities. Nokia 8 will be the company’s first 2017-series phone to house state-of-the-art Carl Zeiss camera sensors.

The phone will have Li-ion based battery, most probably having 3,300mAh minimum (or more) capacity with Type C v3.1 USB charging port with fast charging capabilities. Other features may include Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac; dual-band: 2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0 and A-GPS/GLONASS support.

The price of the phone is expected to be around €589 (roughly $675/ Rs 43,416) and it will hit stores initially in Europe, by September.

Nokia 5 Details:

Nokia 5 smartphone was launched in February 2017, and comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and it comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage. The Nokia 5 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The phone runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 149.70 x 72.50 x 8.05 (height x width x thickness) .

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