Nokia 8 was recently announced by the company with true flagship grade specifications. Now, the device is started selling in the UK. UK-based retailer Carphone Warehouse and Clove have begun selling the Nokia 8 for £499 (approx. 660US$).
To recall, Nokia 8 is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor paired with Adreno 540 GPU. It features 5.3-inch QHD IPS LCD display; some might be disappointed to not viewing it as AMOLED. The display panel is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass surrounded by well-crafted built with 6000 series Aluminium IP54 rated body.
The optics department is handled by the Dual 13MP sensors (color + monochrome) combo with f/2.0 aperture, On the front side, the device either has a 13MP Snapper. It will worth noting that, both the cameras are capable of recording 4K video, which is rare even on the flagship devices. It runs on Android 7.1.1, Nougat whereas, Android O update is imminent. Regarding storage, the handset employs 64GB internal storage coupled with 4GB RAM, including a MicroSD slot for further expansion.
Nokia 8 Specifications
|Display||5.3-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) QHD 2K display|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla glass 5|
|Processor||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
|Rear Camera||Dual 13MP + 13MP (Color + Mono) with dual-tone LED flash, 2160p 4K Rec.|
|Front Camera||13MP , f2.0 aperture, 2160p 4K Rec.|
|RAM & Storage||4GB RAM with 64GB storage|
|External Storage||Yes, up to 256 GB|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0, Oreo|
|Battery||3090mAh battery with Fast Charging|
|Dimensions||151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm and weighs 160 grams|
Additionally, the device is being sold with bundled Vodafone SIM and some existing DATA plans. The device is either being offered at £9.99 in advance and 24 monthly payments of £34.00 for those who want to purchase it on EMI. The Steel/Silver option and the Tempered Blue version are already on sale, while for Copper and Polished Blue are still on pre-order.