Nokia 8 – promising great performance and user experience


Global, the home of Nokia phones has announced the worldwide launch of Nokia 8. The phone became available in India starting from October 14, 2017 at a price of Rs. 36,999 in four colours variants – Polished Blue, Tempered Blue and Steel. Also, Nokia 8 in Polished Copper will be available a few weeks after the launch.

A high-performance, beautifully crafted smartphone, the Nokia 8 brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. With performance and pure Android at its heart, as well as the most advanced aluminium unibody design to date, the Nokia 8 incorporates all the hallmarks of a true flagship Nokia smartphone.

The Nokia 8 introduces Dual-Sight video to be live streamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube. Dual-Sight harnesses both the front and rear cameras in a split screen visual for both photos and videos. With just one touch, this world-first live stream capability gives more immersive experiences for those who love to create and share special memories.

Talking about the features, the dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 8 has a 3090 mAh battery and is Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatible. The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, with an update to Android 8.0 Oreo promised and comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, the device sports a dual rear camera with two 13MP cameras on the back and a 13MP front camera with 4K video recording support.

Nokia 8 is also the first smartphone to feature Nokia OZO Audio. Nokia OZO Audio will place exclusive Hollywood technology in the palm of your hand. OZO spatial 360° audio brings a fully immersive audio experience to your 4K video. OZO spatial 360° audio brings a fully immersive audio experience to your 4K video and ensures the playback lets you truly relive the moment so your memories never fade.

Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, Nokia 8 doesn’t compromise on performance. The Nokia 8 has been designed from the ground up with the consumer in mind to deliver unique content capture and sharing experiences. To keep your phone working harder for longer, the design, innovation and engineering teams worked hand-in-hand to deliver. The result is a full-length graphite shielded copper cooling pipe that dissipates the heat generated by the high performing system across the full length and breadth of the handset. The Nokia 8 runs cooler in even the most demanding situations.

Nokia 8 is Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatible; meaning when your battery is running low you can get back to recording your important moments sooner.

According to the company, the Nokia 8 will be available across key mobile retail outlets across the country including Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika, BigC (among others) and its online partner Amazon.in. Jio customers will get up to 100GB additional 4G data on Nokia 8. And also an additional 10GB Jio 4G data with every recharge of Rs. 309 or above, limited to 10 recharges till August 31, 2018. Nokia 8 consumers will also have access to special Nokia Mobile Care Concierge Service in 50 cities across the country. Nokia 8 consumers from these 50 cities can avail of Nokia Mobile Care services from the convenience of their homes.