New images of Nokia 8 surfaced online tipping a copper gold variant of the HMD Global flagship. Fresh leaks have highlighted the price and design of the phone as well.
Romanian site mobilissimo.ro reported that in Romania, Vodafone has listed the Nokia 8 for EUR 517.42 (roughly Rs. 38,900), a price lower than the earlier rumoured EUR 589 (roughly Rs. 43,400).
Newly leaked photos first surfaced on Chinese social site Baidu showing the Copper Gold variant in action, with the screen in a working condition. The photo also shows sufficient bezel, capacities buttons for navigation, and a home button underneath which the fingerprint scanner that is rumoured to be added.
The phone comes with the vertical dual camera strip at the back, courtesy Carl Zeiss optics. Previous renders suggested the 3.5mm audio jack sits on the top edge. The phone could also sport a Micro USB port i.e. no fast charging.
In a separate leak, Nokia 2 was also tipped on Weibo sporting a 4.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, a Snapdragon 212 processor, 8GB internal memory, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, and runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.
It has been rumoured that the Nokia 8 may release worldwide end of this year.
HMD Global could most likely unveil the its first flagship Android Nokia smartphone on August 16, rumors claim as the company begins sending invites for its London event. Details about the Nokia 8 have leaked over the last few months, with some claims that the new phone will have dual rear cameras.
Several leaked renders of the smartphone have suggested that it will come with Carl Zeiss branding, according to media reports. According to the invite, HMD Global will “unveil the next milestone for Nokia phones” at the event.
To give a refresher of the rumored specs, the Nokia 8 will mostly run Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and sport a 5.3-inch QHD display. It is expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor. It is rumored to come with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, but some also claim that a 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM variants may also hit the market.
In terms of optics, the upcoming Nokia flagship is expected to come with two 13-megapixel rear sensors with Carl Zeiss branding, and a 13-megapixel camera at front for taking selfies.
While there has been no confirmation about the color variants as well, leaked photos showed the phone in Copper Gold, Blue and Silver variants.
The Nokia 8 is expected to be priced around EUR 589 (roughly Rs. 43,400).