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Nokia 8 Review: Key Features, Full Specification, Price and More

Nokia-8

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!

nokia-8-smartphone-Colors available

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

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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.

Dual-Sight

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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.

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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.

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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

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Nokia 8 Full Specifications  
BODYDimensions151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm (5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 in)
Weight160 g (5.64 oz)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- IP54 certified - dust and splash resistant
DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.3 inches, 77.4 cm 2  (~69.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~554 ppi density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
- Always-on display
PLATFORMOSAndroid 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPUOcta-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo)
GPUAdreno 540
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimaryDual 13 MP, f/2.0, laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, check quality
Features1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, check quality
Secondary13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, 1.12 µm pixel size, 2160p
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Nokia OZO audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
- MP4/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- ANT+ support
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 3090mAh battery
MISCColorsTempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
Price36999

With a degree in Computer Science & Engineering, Vishnuprasad is interested in Robotics, Networking, Cyber Security, Programing, Testing. He has a good knowledge in Linux and Windows and has knowledge over more than 15 programing languages.

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