Update (26/09/2017, 19:45) – HMD Global launches Nokia 8 in India. The smartphone is priced at 36,999 Indian Rupees (INR) which is much less than the expected price. The smartphone will be available from 14 October exclusively on Amazon India’s site and offline only at major retailers across the country.
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HMD Globals owned Nokia announced the Nokia 8 smartphone in the IFA Berlin 2017 event. The smartphone is a flagship device but in the mid-budget price range from the Finnish company. It has some excellent specifications to attract the customers and Nokia branding too. HMD Global is sending the invites for the launch event of Nokia 8 in India.
The launch event is scheduled for September 26 from 11:30 am onward at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Nokia 8 sports a 5.3″ of the Quad HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass over the screen and is IP54 dust and splash resistant too. It has a 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of the expandable internal memory. But there are rumors that we could see the 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal memory variant for India too.
At the back of the phone, there is a dual 13 MP color camera with OIS + 13 MP of the monochrome camera. Whereas the in the front there is a similar 13 MP of the AF camera. Both the rear dual camera and single front camera unit has the Zeiss optics technology.
Just below the display of Nokia 8 presents a fingerprint sensor which can also act as the home button. The smartphone has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC under the hood with 2.5 GHz of Octa-Core CPU. It runs on Android v7.1.1 Nougat operating system and is planned to get the Android Oreo update.
It is packed with a 3090 mAh of battery that keeps the lights on for the phone. It is announced to come in Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper color options. The smartphone is already available in Europe, Australia, and Malaysia.
There is no news about the price of Nokia 8 in India, but it is expected to have a price tag of around 45,000 Indian Rupees (INR). But we expect it to be somewhat around 39,990 INR. The original pricing of the smartphone will be available on September 26 when the phone will be made official in India a day before India Mobile Congress event.