HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia 8 on 17the of August 2017, a high performance, beautifully crafted smartphone, designed with content creators in mind. The smartphone is scheduled to hit the shelves in the Europe starting first week of September. HMD global has revealed it at an event in London, UK. The device is priced at 599 euros (roughly Rs 45,200). The smartphone will come with high level specifications. Let us see few of the key features of Nokia 8.

13MP dual-rear cameras with Carl Zeiss lenses

The smartphone will have dual 13MP rear cameras and powered by Carl Zeiss. While the first lens shoots coloured shots with OIS, the secondary rear camera shoots in monochrome. The primary camera has an aperture of f/2.0 along with PDAF and dual-tone LED flash.

Be less Selfie, be more #Bothie feature

The smartphone has the ‘Bothie’ feature or Dual-Sight mode. The feature makes use of both the front and rear cameras of the smartphone to show the two angles on the screen. User can use this feature to live stream on YouTube and Facebook Live.

A new dimension of sound with OZO Audio

Nokia 8 is its first kind of smartphone enabled with OZO spatial 360-degree audio technology. The technology allows the smartphone to capture crisp and clear sounds, removing the ambient noise or background noise. The feature, gives enhanced multimedia experience when clubbed with video recording.

Qualcomm’s top-end processor Snapdragon 835 processor

Powered by the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 835 Mobile Platform, Nokia 8 doesn’t compromise on performance. Nokia 8 has included Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, which the latest and also one of the most powerful smartphone processors available in the market right now. This processor would work at its best when with 4GB RAM and stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat UI.

6000 series aluminium uni-body build

Nokia 8 is made of a better quality 6000 series aluminium block. This gives the device toughness and a premium look as well. The smartphone will be available in four colour options – Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and Polished Copper.

SUMMARYperformance
display
storage
camera
battery
ram
Octa core
5.7" (14.48 cm)
64 GB
13 MP
3090 mAh
4 GB
SPECIAL FEATURESfingerprint sensor position
other sensors
fingerprint sensor
Front
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Yes
DESIGNbuild material
thickness
width
waterproof
height
colours
Case: AluminiumBack: Aluminium
7.9 mm
73.7 mm
Yes Splash proof, IP54
151.5 mm
Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
DISPLAYdisplay type
screen to body ratio
pixel density
screen protection
screen size
screen resolution
touch screen
IPS LCD
80.03 %
515 ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass v5
5.7 inches (14.48 cm)
1440 x 2560 pixels
Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
STORAGEinternal memory
expandable memory
64 GB
Yes Up to 256 GB
CAMERAsettings
aperture
camera features
image resolution
autofocus
shooting modes
resolution
optical image stabilisation
flash
video recording
Exposure compensation, ISO control
2.0 F
Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
4128 x 3096 Pixels
Yes Phase Detection autofocus
Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
13 MP Front Camera
Yes

Yes Dual-color LED Flash
1920x1080 @ 30 fps
BATTERYuser replaceable
quick charging
type
capacity
No
Yes Quick, v3.0
Li-ion
3090 mAh
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY wifi
wifi features
bluetooth
volte
usb typec
nfc
network support
gps

sim 1





sim size

sim 2
Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Yes v5.0
Yes
Yes (Doesn't support micro-USB)
Yes
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
Yes with A-GPS, Glonass

4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 50 Mbit/s ? 450 Mbit/s ? (LTE category 9)GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 50 Mbit/s ? 450 Mbit/s ? (LTE category 9) GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
GENERALquick charging
operating system
sim slots
model
launch date
brand
sim size
network
fingerprint sensor
Yes
Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
8
November 15, 2017 (Expected)
Nokia
SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Yes
MULTIMEDIAaudio jack 3.5 mm
PERFORMANCEchipset
graphics
processor
architecture
ram
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Adreno 540
Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)
64 bit
4 GB