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Nokia 8 Launched – Android 7.1.1, 6 GB RAM, Snapdragon 835, Dual 13 MP Camera

Nokia launched a new ultra high end smart phone called “Nokia 8” to the market. Expected price of Nokia 8 is around Rs.44,990/- in India and $682 in USA. Currently it is not available to buy. So, check Nokia 8 complete advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications.

Expected Price: Rs.44,990(India), $682(USA)

Key Features:

  • Android OS, v7.1.1(Nougat).
  • 5.3 inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Dual 13 MP rear camera, 13 MP secondary camera.
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chip set.
  • Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) processor
  • 4/6 GB RAM
  • 3090 mAh Battery

Advantages of Nokia 8:

  • Nokia 8 comes with latest Android OS, v7.1.1(Nougat).
  • Presents 5.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Multitouch in it
  • It  comes with 4/6 GB of RAM.
  • It sports with Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) processor
  • It is encompasses with Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/128 GB and expandable memory supported with up to 256 GB (SIM 2 slot).
  • Comes with Dual 13 MP rear camera and 13 MP front facing camera and with additional features like  f/2.0, laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Supports Dual SIM / Single SIM features in which both the slots are for Nano- SIM’s
  • Its display has stunning pixel density for its resolution (~554 ppi pixel density) which is just a stunner for its display.
  • It has an average screen-to-body ratio which is of ~69.4% .
  • Supports Full HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps.
  • It has average battery capacity of 3090 mAh which is required for this range.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • It comes with additional features like Photo/video editor, Document viewer, Nokia OZO audio, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate.
  • Design and build quality looks stylish and great.
  • Performance is smooth without any lags.


Disadvantages of Nokia 8:

  • Comes with expandable memory limitation as it uses SIM 2 slot.
  • This is a Non Removable Battery Device.
  • Screen-to-body ratio need to be increased a bit.
  • Battery capacity seems low
  • Not fully water-proof


Check out specifications of Nokia 8:

General Features
Brand Nokia
Model Name 8
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 7.1.1(Nougat)
Processor Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Colors Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.3 inches (~69.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~554 ppi pixel density)
Dimensions 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm (5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
Other Display Features Multi Touch with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection & IP54 certified – dust and splash resistant
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 13 MP
Secondary Camera 13 MP
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features f/2.0, laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3090 mAh battery
Talk Time
Standby Time
Memory and Storage
Internal 64 GB – Tempered Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
128 GB – Polished Blue
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Memory 4 GB RAM – Tempered Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
6 GB RAM- Polished Blue
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Other Features
FM To be confirmed
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
Additional Features & Apps Photo/video editor, Document viewer, Nokia OZO audio, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
Nokia 8 Price in India is Rs.44,990/-

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Nokia 8 comes with great features which are required for a flagship device. Except battery capacity it excels in all departments. We suggest this great mobile if your budget is above 40K.

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