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Nokia 8: Android Flagship Finally Unveiled

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We already know that Nokia introduced their appealing mid-range Android smartphones named as the Nokia 6, 5 and 3 at beginning of the year 2017 and find their way back to the Android market. Now they launched their flagship Android phone Nokia 8(N8) with high-end specifications in London. Nokia 8 is also going to be the first device introduced by Nokia after the new partnership between HMD Global and Carl Zeiss. With the launch of N8, Nokia got a superior quality device in their list to compete with high-end devices of other market leaders/competitors.

Nokia 8 got 5.3-inch display touch screen with Ultra HD resolution(2560 x 1440 pixels). In terms of camera, Nokia 8 incorporates 13MP dual cameras(one shoots in color and the other merely in black and white) at the rear side and 13MP camera on the front side for selfies. Both front and rear cameras are efficient to record videos in high-res 4K resolution at 30fps. The rear camera also boasts features like Laser Focus, Dual tone LED flash, 13MP f/2.0 RGB color sensor, and monochrome sensor. Besides it also allows you to capture photographs with the help of a function named “Bothie”, which uses both the front-facing and rear camera to merge them into one single, split-screen picture.

Talking about design Nokia 8 is coated within an exceptionally smooth metallic body which gives the phone a premium look.  It is made of 6000-series aluminum and is also offered in multiple coatings which include matte and steel. At first glance, Nokia 8 design looks somewhat similar to some of the One plus 5 handsets. We also noticed that it bears a curved shape on the backside. Nokia also stated that this phone is  IP54 splash-proof. Unfortunately, it is not waterproof which is an aspect present in most of the top end devices. N8 is available in the colors  Polished Blue, Steel, Tempered Blue and Polished Copper.

 

Nokia 8 is driven by high-quality Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. It got an internal storage space of 64GB with 4GB of RAM which is the only variant currently available. N8 got a non-removable 3,090mAh Li-Ion battery(Quick Charge 3.0). It also got features to manage the heating problems with graphite covered copper cooling pipe. At present N8 is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat version. Don’t worry about the current version, Nokia had promised to give monthly security updates and Android O in near future. Nokia 8 will be available at a price of €599 ( approx $700) from September onwards. It may be available in India by October.

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