Nokia 8 will be available to purchase in India online on Amazon in coming weeks. It is priced at Rs 36,999. Amazon.in already has a teaser page up on their website. Official India Launch date / Pre-order date is yet to be announced. This is the first flagship Android smartphone from Nokia since they ditched Windows Mobile.
Like every other 2017 flagship smartphone out there, this too is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octacore processor. It comes with 4GB of ram and 64GB of storage.
The display is a 5.3 inch Quad HD one with 2.5D glass and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It will be available in 4 different colors – Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and Polished Copper.
Following the latest trend, Nokia has equipped this with Dual Rear cameras. There is a 13MP RGB sensor and a 13MP monochrome sensor on the back. On the front you get a 13MP camera with an F2.0 aperture lens.
Nokia has been marketing this smartphone with #Bothie hashtag. You can use both rear and front cameras simultaneously to create a unique, split screen image which Nokia calls “Bothie”. One other notable ‘feature’ of these cameras on Nokia 8 is they are Zeiss branded.
Nokia 8 ships with Stock Android – Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will be updated to Android 8 Oreo in coming months. It will also get security update OTAs. In the battery department, it has a 3080mAh battery.