Nokia 8 Specifications – Nokia 8, one of the most awaited Smartphone of 2017, is all set to launch today along with it’s killer specifications, at a grand event in London today. Actually, by the time the new Nokia smartphone launches, India will be in a midnight slumber because of its 4.5 hours time difference with the U.K. The Nokia 8 is one smartphone that has had its fair share of leaks and rumours. In fact, images of the device bearing dual Carl Zeiss lenses have already been outed by known leaksters. A Copper Gold variant of the Nokia 8 has also been doing the rounds on the web lately.
As Nokia and HMD Global prepare to launch the new Nokia 8, here’s all the information you need to watch the launch live, along with details on price expectations, rumoured features, specifications and more.
About Nokia 8
Nokia 8 is an upcoming smartphone by Nokia. The phone is rumoured to come with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 The phone is rumoured to pack 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Nokia 8 is rumoured to pack a 24-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 12-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Nokia 8 tipped to be a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that will accept a Micro-SIM. Connectivity options are said to include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG and 4G. Sensors on the phone are rumoured to include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
Nokia 8 specifications- Hardware
|Nokia 8 specifications [to be confirmed]|
|Display||5.3-inch, 1440×2960 pixels (554ppi), 9:16 aspect ratio|
|System chip||Snapdragon 835|
|RAM||4GB, 6GB option available|
|Storage||64GB, microSD card slot available|
|Rear Camera||Dual 13MP cameras (Color + Monochrome), Dual-tone flash, Zeiss optics, Laser autofocus|
|Front Camera||13MP camera|
|Software||Android 8.0.0 at launch|
Nokia 8 Specifications- Camera
That dual camera we mentioned earlier could end up being one of the Nokia 8’s biggest selling points. Rumors claim that the setup is comprised of a regular main camera and a secondary one that shoots in black and white, much like what Huawei has been using for its flagship phones recently. The strength of such a camera arrangement is that a monochrome camera is more sensitive to light, hence it can capture more detail with less noise than a color counterpart. Visual information from both sensors can be combined in software to produce sharper, higher-quality images, even in low light. Plus, you’ll be able to shoot dramatic, monochrome images for your Instagramfollowers’ viewing pleasure.
Nokia 8 Specifications- Design
In the fast-moving smartphone world, HMD is definitely behind when it comes to design. The device looks a lot like the other budget-conscious Nokia HMD phones—and a lot like a phone design from last year. There are tall top and bottom bezels, capacitive hardware navigation buttons, and a front fingerprint reader. That’s disappointing given the more modern slim-bezel designs we’ve seen from Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, and (if it ever launches) Essential. I think the Nokia 8 will need a competitive price to pair with the old-school design, something that puts it in “budget flagship” territory with the similarly specced, similarly designed OnePlus 5.
Nokia 8 Specifications – USP [Unique Selling Price]
The most talked about feature of the Nokia 8 according to Nokia 8 Specifications and design is its dual camera setup. Leaks have almost confirmed that the smartphone will sport dual Carl Zeiss lenses, placed vertically instead of horizontally. Images of the smartphone posted by leakster Evan Blass showed the camera enclosure surrounded by a metal ring, so it could have a slight bump. One can also see a dual LED flash setup at the back of the Nokia 8. Previous reports indicate that the camera pair on the Nokia 8 will come with a 13MP resolution. Also spotted at the back is a model number TA-1012 and a “Designed by HMD Global” inscription.
Another factor to take note is of is Nokia’s “Pure Android promise.” Expect the Nokia 8 to launch with the latest version of Android Nougat. It will also be one of the first few devices to get the Android O update, when Google officially releases the same.
In the specs department, the Nokia 8 is expected to run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 platform. It is also believed to have two RAM options, 4GB and 8GB. The entire package is said to be powered by a 3,000 mAh battery.
So, here’s everything you need to know prior to the Nokia 8 launch on August 16. We will be covering the launch live and will get you all the details on the new Nokia flagship as soon as it’s announced.
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Nokia 8 Specifications- Price and Release Date
Watch the Live launch event of Nokia 8
HMD Global will live-stream the launch even in London on its official Nokia website as well as the Nokia Mobile YouTube page. The Nokia Mobile twitter handle has also posted a tweet showing YouTubers Jonathan Morrison and MoreAliA who are expected to be present at the Nokia 8 unveiling. The launch event can also be caught at their YouTube pages.
So friends, here’re all about Nokia 8 you need to know, from Nokia 8 Specifications to it’s price and live stream Details. Hope Nokia 8 proved to be one of the best looking and best performing smartphone of 2017. If you like our article, simply drop a comment of appreciation and till then, Build Best, Be Safe!