Nokie 8 : Nokia's first true flagship

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If you were old enough to own a cell phone in the early 90s or 2000s, odds are you owned a Nokia phone at some point, even if you skipped the Windows Phone era entirely. For many Android fans, our imagination has run wild over the years envisioning what exactly a Nokia-powered Android flagship might be like. It’s been a long time coming, but we no longer have to wonder anymore, the long-daydreamed Nokia Android flagship is finally upon us!


HMD GLOBAL has made the Nokia 8 official. The smartphone is HMD's highest-spec Android device to date, and it sets its sights on the likes of the Galaxy S8 and OnePlus 5 with its Snapdragon 835 internals, premium aluminium design and dual 13MP cameras, which come kitted out with Zeiss optics.



After giving us several entry and mid-range Nokia handsets, today HMD Global finally unveiled the long anticipated Nokia 8. Here are the key takeaways you’ll want to know about the newly unveiled Nokia 8:

Specs


- 5.3in QHD LCD screen with 'Always On' display
- 152x74x7.9mm, 160g
- Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM
- 64GB storage with microSD support up to 256GB
- 13MP dual cameras with optical image stabilisation, Zeiss optics and 4K video, 13MP front-facing camera
- Unibody aluminium chassis with built-in fingerprint scanner
- 3,090mAh battery, Quick Charge 3.0 support
- Android 7.0 Nougat
- USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack

The Nokia 8 will come in different colors: matte blue, glossy copper, matte gray, and a beefier Glossy Blue variant. Prices start at €599 (roughly Php36,300 when converted, before taxes and other fees).

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