Nokia 8: What you need to know

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Nokia 8
The new Nokia 8 by HMD Global is a high performance smartphone, designed for content creators. It brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics.

With performance and pure Android at its heart, as well as the most advanced aluminium unibody design to date, the Nokia 8 is a true flagship Nokia smartphone.

The Nokia 8 introduces a world-first in enabling Dual-Sight video to be livestreamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube. Dual-Sight simultaneously harnesses both the front and rear cameras in a split screen visual for both photos and videos with just one touch.

The front and rear-facing cameras on the Nokia 8 have been co-developed with ZEISS optics for an optimum all round experience. Content creators can natively broadcast their unique stories to social media through the Dual-Sight functionality located within the camera app with unlimited photo and video uploads to Google Photos.

Nokia 8 is also the first smartphone to feature Nokia OZO Audio. OZO spatial 360° audio brings a fully immersive audio experience to 4K video – combining three microphones with exclusive Nokia acoustic algorithms to capture audio with immersive 360° spatial surround sound. 4K videos can be shared with OZO Audio anywhere; its binaural codecs enable high fidelity playback even on devices without OZO Audio.

With measurement of 4.6mm thin at the edge and just 7.3mm slim on average, Nokia 8’s seamless unibody is precision milled from a single block of 6000 series aluminium and its design has been refined through a 40-stage process of machining, anodizing and polishing.

Nokia smartphones always offer a pure Android experience, with no unnecessary apps slowing down the performance of the device, which features Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, plus compatibility with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Available in four colors: Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue and Steel with a global average retail price of P35,300 (€599) come September.


Nokia 8

OS: Android Nougat 7.1.1
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform
MSM8998 (2.45GHz Qualcomm Kryo + 1.8GHz Kryo)
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB internal memory with external MicroSD card slot (support up to 256 GB)
Form factor: Splashproof IP54 touch monoblock with capacitive system keys
Display: 5.3” IPS LCD QHD 2560 x 1440, 700nts screen brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 2.5D Glass
Networks: GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA: 1, 2, 5, 8
TDS-CDMA: 34, 39
LTE:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
Network speed: LTE Cat. 9, 3CA, 450Mbps DL/50Mbps UL
Available in single SIM and dual SIM variants
Connectivity & Sensors: Type C, USB3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps), 3.5mm headphone jack, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO), BT 5.0, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS, NFC, ANT+
Battery: Integrated 3090 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatible (18W, 5V/2.5A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A)
Audio: MP3,M4A, AAC,OGG,WAV,AMR,AWB(AMR-WB),FLAC,MIDI(MID,MIDI,XMF, MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA)
Video: MP4, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, MKV, WEBM
Dimensions: 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9mm (camera bump 0.4mm)
Weight: 160g

Camera with ZEISS optics
Primary camera: 13MP (Colour + OIS) + 13MP (Mono), 1.12um, f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF, IR range finder, dual tone flash
Front facing camera: 13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4˚, display flash

Nokia Active Wireless Headset

There are accessories perfectly tailored to suit the Nokia 8. The flagship smartphone works with the Nokia Active Wireless Headset – a lightweight, water, sweat, and dust proof premium headset. Carved from aluminium for the perfect match, this headset features a beautiful diamond cut design. The full portfolio of accessories for Nokia phones includes a range of headsets, portable speakers, in-car chargers, cases and screen protectors.