This suggests HMD might actually be working on a new flagship or perhaps even an upper mid-range smartphone that could be positioned below the Nokia 8 in its lineup. While no specific release date has been confirmed yet, it is expected that HMD Global will unveil the handset very soon.
The flagship Nokia phone comes with a 5.3-inch IPS QHD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in a 2.5D finish for better aesthetics.
Image of the Nokia 8 smartphone. The FCC listing revealed Nokia 8 with a 6GB RAM and a 128GB internal storage as against 4GB RAM and 64GB storage launched by HMD Global in London last month. It should be an IP68 dust and water resistant certified device.
An octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) along with Adreno 540 GPU powers this device.
Nokia 8 comes with a 13 megapixel dual rear camera setup out of which one is a monochrome sensor and one is RGB. Carl Zeiss who has developed the cameras of the Android smartphone Nokia 8 has made both the cameras in such a way that the user can take images and make a video from its front and rear cameras simultaneously. Nokia 8's rear side is equipped with two 13MP Zeiss Optics, dual-tone LED flash sensors which snap fantastic photos.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C etc.
Apart from the new storage and memory, the rest of the specifications offered by the new variant of the Nokia 8 remain the same. It will be retailing at €669 that is €90 more than its sibling.