The Nokia 8 the flagship smartphone of the HMD Global has been officially released at an event in London. The Finnish company unveiled the device with saying that “With the Nokia 8, we wanted to create the ultimate tool to tell our story”. The main USP of the smartphone will likely be its vertical dual-camera setup which has Carl Zeiss sensors. It will be sold in four color options Tempered Blue, Silver, Polished Blue and Polished Copper.
Now, as for specification, the Nokia 8 will sport a 5.3-inch IPS LCD display with Quad-HD (2560 x 1440) resolution and for protection, it has a Gorilla Glass 5 on top. The smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded via MicroSD card up to 256GB.
The smartphone is 4.6mm thick at the edges and 7.9mm at the thickest point and has an IP54 rating which means it is splash-proof. On the rear, the smartphone features a vertical dual-camera setup with 13MP sensors which are developed by Zeiss. It has one monochrome sensor and another color sensor similar to the Moto Z2 Force and will support OIS with 1.12µm pixels and a f/2.0 aperture. The selfie camera also has a 13MP camera with 1.12µm pixels and a f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus.
The smartphone also comes with the 360° spatial surround audio recording, which will capture sound with a quality to match the sharp 4K video imagery. The device has a metal shell, which is milled out of 6000 series aluminum. It will pack a 3090mAh battery and will be running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with a promised upgrade to Android O. The Nokia 8 will be available for purchasing from September onwards globally and would be priced at €600.