HMD Global, today has launched its very anticipated smartphone at an event in New Delhi, India, the Nokia 8. While the pricing has been already revealed on Amazon India before the event, but after confirming the same price by the official, we can say it will become the disaster for many smartphones under this price range.In this price range, the OnePlus 5 is the direct competitor to the Nokia 8.
Nokia 8 price & comparison with OnePlus 5
Nokia 8 has been priced at Rs. 36,999 in India, while the of Nokia 8 is UK is 500 EURO (approx Rs. 44,000). The price of the OnePlus 5 in India is Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, while the price of 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 37,999. The Nokia is priced at Rs. 36,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant.
The smartphone will be available from October 14 for purchase on various online websites such as Amazon India, Reliance, Croma, Poorvika, Sangeetha Mobiles and BigC. The smartphone will also be available on offline stores across India.
Nokia 8 Specifications
The Nokia 8 features a 5.3-inch Quad HD display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The smartphone storage can be expandable up to 256GB via micro-SD card slot on SIM slot 2. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.2 stock UI and upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo.
Talking about the camera, the Nokia 8 comes with dual 13-megapixel camera setup on the rear, out of two, one is an RGB sensor and another one is a Monochrome sensor. The smartphones use the Carl Zeiss lens for the best photography experience on the smartphone. It has features such as OIS, PDAF, Bothie ( simultaneously use both front and rear camera), HDR, panorama and dual tone dual LED flash. On the front, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel camera with f/2.0 which is capable to shoot videos @4K.
The Nokia 8 packed with a 3090mAH Li-ion non-removable battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C, Sensors include Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
Nokia 8 will be available in 3 different color variants namely Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper.