Nokia 8 is HMD Global’s First True Nokia Flagship

Nokia was the only mobile manufacturer known all across the globe until a few years ago. Nokia’s decision to ditch the smartphone market triggered its defame. Nokia wasn’t able to cope up with the competition, the smartphone world caused the cessation of Nokia’s movement. Nokia was acquired by different companies several times, but none of those companies were able to add the lost life back to the brand. After falling into the hands of HMD Global, Nokia finally started seeing the light of the day. The Chinese company HMD Global did what was needed the most. They announced a new smartphone named Nokia 6 to mark the comeback of Nokia, specifically into the budget market. Nokia 6’s stock Android was loved by the Android enthusiasts. All the eyes were on the launch of a flagship smartphone HMD Global after it released a few budget phones.

In a budding movie, Nokia has announced a new smartphone called the Nokia 8. Nokia 8 marks Nokia’s first step into the flagship smartphone competition. Nokia 8 has everything that the users wanted to see in a major flagship by HMD Global. The phone also brings back the relationship of Nokia and Carl Zeiss for the camera department. The phone pulls out vanilla Android. Nokia 8 is equipped with many exciting features. Let’s go down the spec list of the all new Nokia 8 now.

Nokia 8: Design, Build & Display

Nokia 8 sports a metallic body with curved edges. It’s a phone built out of a single piece of 6000-aluminium. The metallic build gives this phone a beautiful shine. The edges can be spotted easily from the back of this phone. Nokia 8’s design language is the same as that of the Nokia 6. The phone doesn’t hold slim bezels like the smartphones of today. Unfortunately, Nokia 8 isn’t water and dust resistant. It is only IP54 certified.

Nokia 8 has a 5.3-inch display with QHD resolution. This phone has a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels with 550 ppi. Nokia 8 has a very impressive outdoor visibility with 700 nits of brightness on top. Nokia has added a battery friendly always-on-display in this phone. You can find a Gorilla Glass 5 protecting the screen of this phone.

Nokia 8: Hardware, Camera, & Software

Nokia 8 is equipped with the latest SoC by Qualcomm. We are talking about the Snapdragon 835 CPU accompanied by Adreno 540 GPU. Nokia 8 has a 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage. There is a 128 GB storage variant out as well. Nokia 8 has a battery capacity of 3,090 mAh. A USB Type-C port can be found on this phone. Nokia 8 is also powered up with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology.

Nokia 8 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. HMD Global hasn’t loaded the phone with any kind of junk at all. The Nokia 8 runs pretty much on stock Android which will definitely impress the masses.

As far as the cameras on this phone are concerned, Nokia 8 has a 13-MP dual camera setup mounted at its back. One shooter has an aperture of F2.0 with OIS while the other one has a monochrome sensor. The front shooter is also of 13 MP. All these shooters are powered up with Zeiss optics.

There is a new Dual-Sight mode introduced by Nokia with the Nokia 8. This mode lets the users stream live video using both the front and back cameras at the same time. The screen of the phone divides into half showing from both the front and back cameras.

Nokia 8: Price & Release Date

Nokia 8 will be available in the market by the month of September 2017. The phone will cost at $706 when it comes out next month.

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