Nokia 8 is the most powerful Nokia smartphone right now. The budget offerings from Nokia were good but they were just run of the mill. We all have been waiting for the Nokia 8, the Big Daddy of Nokia phones and it’s now finally available for Pre-Booking in Nepal via Daraz Kaymu.
> Booking Period: 20th – 30th November 2017
> Phones Availability: 7th December 2017
> Black Friday Deal: To be revealed on 24th Nov 2017 (Friday)
> Color: Glossy Blue
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Nokia 8 comes with a similar form factor like the Nokia 5 but it much more premium with the use of polished unibody 6000 series aluminum. This also provides the rigidity to the device as it’s what Nokia’s known for. Like the Nokia 5, it has incorporated fingerprint sensor on the home button. The phone comes with a 5.3-inch 2K display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection against drops and scratches. The phone is also IP54 splash resistant. It also offers the Always on Display widely popular on Samsung and Motorola phones. Despite all it has to offer, the display in today’s standard seems outdated with no 18:9 aspect ratio and comparatively big bezels.
Powering the phone is the latest Snapdragon 835 chipset coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM. In terms of performance, it is on par with every flagship out there today. The stock Android experience may even make it smoother. It is running on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with Oreo update on the pipeline. The Nokia 8 offered for Pre-Booking is a base model. It sports 64GB storage coupled with the 4GB of RAM. The storage can be expanded up to 256GB using the SIM 2 slot.
The camera is where Nokia phones had kept their mark in the past and they tend to do so with the Nokia 8. It comes with dual camera setup on the back with a 13+13MP pair. The primary 13MP camera comprises of RGB sensor while the secondary 13MP holds the monochrome sensor. The assisting camera helps to attain more details and depth. This combo results in highly detailed images, great Black and White photos and amazing bokeh effect. It can also shoot 4K videos at 30fs with Optical Image Stabilization. The phone also comes with Dual Sight mode which opens the back and the front camera at the same time. It can be proven beneficial for Facebook or Instagram Live. Up front, it is equipped with the same 13MP primary sensor as in the back. So, the front camera is likely to be superior compared to others. It can also shoot [email protected] and has PDAF. To add up, Nokia 8 is the first phone in the world to sport OZO spatial 360 audio. It will result in more lively sound and provides better audio quality while capturing videos.
The Nokia 8 comes with USB Type C and luckily a headphone jack as well. It is backed up by 3090mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.
Specifications of Nokia 8
|Display||5.3 inches 2K (1440 x 2560), 554ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Android Version||7.1.1 Nougat, Upgradable to 8.0 Oreo|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Front (Home Button)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual Nano-SIM|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz Kryo & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo)|
|RAM||4 GB LPPDDR4X|
|Storage||64 GB UFS2.1 Expandable up to 256GB (Using SIM 2 slot)|
|Rear Camera||Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, [email protected]|
|Front Camera||13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, [email protected]|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3090 mAh battery|