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Nokia’s 2017 Flagship Has Arrived, Say Hello to Nokia 8!


HMD Global, the company behind Nokia’s smartphone business has just announced its first Android-powered flagship smartphone – the Nokia 8.

Unlike other flagships we see nowadays, the Nokia 8 sports a smaller 5.3 inch display with QHD resolution. We also see the return of Carl Zeiss optics on a Nokia smartphone – a dual 13 megapixel camera set up.

Nokia has also introduced OZO – the company’s 360 degree surround audio recording which captures excellent sound quality while recording a video. Lastly it is also powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM.

Nokia 8:

  • Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Adreno 540 graphics
  • 4GB RAM/64GB internal memory
  • 6GB RAM/128GB internal memory
  • Expandable storage via microSD up to 256GB
  • 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS LCD display (2560 x 1440 pixels)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • IP54 certified – water and dust resistant
  • Dual 13 megapixel rear facing camera with Carl Zeiss optics, PDAF, OIS, dual LED flash
  • 13 megapixel front facing camera
  • 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB Type C, Fingerprint Scanner
  • 3,090 mAh battery
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat

The Nokia 8 will be available in Septermber for 600 Euros (around P36,000).