Nokia’s comeback into the smartphone game has revolved around three key factors – design, build quality and stock Android. Nokia is much more than just a mobile manufacturer – it is a company that millions across the world hold close to their heart. The Nokia 8 is not only the first high-end smartphone from Nokia in years but the first flagship smartphone from the Finnish company’s stable to run on Android.
The Nokia 8 follows the current trend of having dual camera, but with a twist. The camera lens in Nokia 8 are made by Zeiss. Nokia used Zeiss for their popular camera phones back then, which gained popularity for reproducing high quality images with low pixels!
The Nokia 8 flagship smartphone is available for Rs. 36,999 in four exclusive colors – Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue, and Steel. You can buy the Nokia 8 on Amazon India.
Nokia 8: Key Features
OZO 360° Spatial Audio
The Nokia 8 is the first ever phone to feature OZO spatial 360° audio. This feature allows the smartphone to capture and record binaural audio of high dynamic range. Nokia is the first smartphone maker to use OZO 360° spatial audio in their flagship device.
4K Video Experience
With OZO Audio Technology for 360 degree recording and 4K video capture, Nokia is claiming to provide you an awesome video experience with high-quality stereo sound.
Nokia came up with a new feature called Dual-Sight Aka “bothie” allowing to use both front and rear cameras work together with 4K resolution. You can also live stream using the Dual-Sight with both front and rear cameras on.
The company claims that the device is made for long lasting. As tear down of Nokia shown by the Engineers, The device has an extra Metal+Ceramic mixture plate beneath the display which acts as strengthening material as well as the heat sink.
The device uses the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa core, that the Oneplus 5 has, but with a change in clock speed of 4 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Kryo CPU + 4 1.8 GHz Kryo. The company claims that it will be the fastest smartphone entering market.!
The device has been able to get the Splash proof rating IP54. This protection covers the device from Dust,Oil and non corrosive materials, Protection from voltage and moving parts, Protection from splashing water. The device is not fully waterproof. But as mentioned above it can stand against water contact for like 20 minutes with 30 m deep.
Nokia 8 Full Specifications
|Nokia 8 Full Specifications|
|BODY||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)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|- IP54 certified - dust and splash resistant|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.3 inches, 77.4 cm 2 (~69.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~554 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|- Always-on display|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo)|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, check quality|
|Features||1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Video||2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, check quality|
|Secondary||13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, 1.12 µm pixel size, 2160p|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|- 24-bit/192kHz audio|
|- Nokia OZO audio|
|- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)|
|- MP4/H.264 player|
|- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player|
|- ANT+ support|
|- Photo/video editor|
|- Document viewer|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3090mAh battery|
|MISC||Colors||Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper|