Nokia has launched Nokia 8, its first flagship mobile phone in August 2017. Nokia is trying to compete with its competitors like Samsung and Apple. So finally HMD Global is entering into the world of flagship cell phones with Nokia 8. Once upon a time, Nokia was the king in mobile manufacturing but past is past and now Nokia is back with HMD Global company to establish the Nokia brand once again. In this article, I will give you the Nokia 8 Review and full Nokia 8 Specifications, Features and Price details.
Nokia 8 Review and Features:
Nokia 8 Review: Display and Body & Design
Nokia 8 is an improved variant of Nokia 6 mobile phone. Nokia 8 weight is 160 grams and it is normal weight cell phone so it is easy to carry, plus the screen size of Nokia 8 is 5.3 Inches so it is comfortable to handle as well. The mobile phone has two variants, in the first variant it is Single SIM ( Nano SIM) mobile phone and in the second variant, it has the Hybrid dual SIM slots. The screen display resolution of Nokia 8 is 1440 x 2560 pixels. The Nokia 8 design is premium and it comes in four colours: Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and, Polished Copper. The body of Nokia 8 is bit dull and the back is curved.
Nokia 8 Review: Performance and Camera
The Nokia 8 is powered with 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and runs on the Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) version. The Nokia 8 OS can be upgraded to the Android 8.0 (Oreo). It has the Adreno 540 GPU. The Nokia 8 has external memory slot and the internal memory can be expanded up to 256 GB but it uses the second SIM slot. The internal memory and RAM of the two variants of the mobile phones are 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM respectively.
The primary camera of Nokia 8 is Dual 13 MP camera and comes with laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash features. The secondary camera is 13 MP and comes with phase detection autofocus. The video recording quality of both variants is 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30fps respectively.
Nokia 8 Review: Battery and Other Features
Nokia 8 mobile phone has Non-removable Li-Ion 3090mAh battery and which is fairly good to use but not the best. It supports the WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB connectivities. The mobile phone has Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer sensors. Nokia 8 has the feature to charge the battery at very fast speed, it has Quick Charge 3.0 feature.
Nokia 8 is the first cell phone that offers users dual sight mode camera feature. You can use your cell phone’s both primary and secondary camera for the split screen videos and photos. This feature is the most amazing feature of Nokia 8. Nokia 8 has the Photo/video editor, Document viewer, ANT+ support, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, MP4/H.264 player and, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0) features as well.
Nokia 8 Review: Price and Availability
Nokia 8 cell phone price in India is 36,999. The Nokia 8 is available in India and you can buy it directly from Amazon. You can buy Nokia 8 (Polished Blue, 64GB), Nokia 8 (Tempered Blue, 64GB) and, Nokia 8 (Steel, 64GB) from Amazon India.
Nokia 8 Full Mobile Specifications:
|Brand & Model||Nokia 8|
|Announcement Date||August 2017|
|Product Availability||September 2017|
|Dimensions||151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Colours||Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper|
|Display Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size||5.3 inches|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels|
|Touchscreen||Yes, Multi Touch Support|
|Touch Screen Technology||Capacitive Touch|
|Display Colors||16M Colors|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo)|
|Camera Type||Dual Camera|
|Primary Camera||Dual 13 MP, laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Secondary Camera||13 MP|
|Video Recording||2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps|
|RAM||4 GB & 6 GB|
|Internal Memory||64 GB & 128 GB|
|External Memory Slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Network Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Sound & Video|
|Alert Types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Supported Audio Format||Yes Support WAV, AAC+, OGG, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+|
|Supported Video Format||Yes Support 3GP, M4V, H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3090mAh battery|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Colors and Price|
|Colors||Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper|
Nokia 8 Final Verdict:
Nokia 8 has some cons and pros. Cons are Camera, heating problem and Pros are the good design, battery, display and the body. It will give you the premium mobile phone experience but it will not match the level of Apple’s flagship mobile phones but in Android, it is good a good mobile phone. Hope you liked the Nokia 8 review (Honest).
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