Nokia 8 flagship phone takes aim at stream-happy millennials


Nokia 8 flagship phone takes aim at stream-happy millennials

Color options include Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel, and Polished Copper.

HMD Global has announced the much hyped Nokia 8 with some powerful specs and features.

Nokia has stated that the global average retail price for the phone would be around 599 Euros ($700).

Battery and Other Features of Nokia 8 - The phone comes with a 3090mAh battery.

Coming to the new and innovative Bothie aka Dual-Sight feature it is already getting some attention from Tech media. This phone is without a doubt a flagship level phone that is headed for Europe in September. This special mode allows users to click photos or record videos using footage from both the front and rear cameras (as can be seen above). It is believed that Nokia 8 smartphone will get a slim design to grab all the user attention. The Nokia 8 measures 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9mm, while it weighs 160 grams, and it's worth noting that the phone's rear-facing camera setup protrudes a bit, 0.4mm, to be precise. We were nearly certain about its final form when we saw some believable images, followed by that copper-colored Nokia 8 and the different variants listed on GFXBench and AnTuTu. The handset comes with Android Nougat and it features Nokia OZO spatial 360 degree audio. It is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, and features 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.

And though it held a product demonstration for its latest device, the Nokia 8, in Singapore, HMD's head of product marketing for Asia-Pacific Henri Mattila would only say that the Nokia 8 will "definitely come to South-East Asia".

Nokia 8's Dual-Sight streaming and Ozo Audio recording features are available only through the stock Camera app on the phone.

The phone is now running under Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the capacity of 4GB of RAM. The camera on the front too, offers the same 13MP resolution. Like the company's existing Nokia phones, the 8 will also run a clean, current version of Android with updates being made available as Google releases them. The rear camera has an f/2.0 lens with dual-tone flash and OIS.

Connectivity features on the Nokia 8 include WiFi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, 4G VoLTE, USB Type-C, Global Positioning System and NFC.