Finnish smartphone manufacturer corporation Nokia has now introduced the new Nokia 8 smartphone in India and has been priced at Rs 36,999. The smartphone was unveiled at an event in New Delhi and was former listed at Amazon India. The USP of the new Nokia 8 smartphone is its Snapdragon 835 SoC, dual rear camera, ‘bothies’ camera and its premium unibody crafted from single block of 6000 series aluminium. Although the smartphone is Amazon-exclusive but will be accessible via offline stores.
Launch offers comprise:
Nokia 8 smartphone reaches with a price tag of Rs 36,999. The new smartphone reaches with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space and will be accessible from October 14 on Amazon India, Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika, and BigC, apart from other offline stores.
It will be available in Polished Blue Tempered Blue and Steel colour versions. The Polished Copper variant will be accessible later. The launch offers comprise 100GB of additional Jio data – 10GB extra data a month for 10 recharges (Rs. 309 and above) until August 2018. Its users can access to special Nokia Mobile Care Concierge Service in 50 cities crossways the nation.
Talking about the features, the new Nokia 8 dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, with an update to Android 8.0 Oreo promised and has a 5.3-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is motorized by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
The new smartphone camera comprises two 13-megaixel sensors – one is an RGB sensor, whereas the other is a monochrome sensor. Both have an aperture of f/2.0, 1.12-micron pixel elements, phase detection autofocus, a 76.9-degree wide-angle lens, phase detection autofocus (PDAF).
At the front, it has 13-megapixel sensor with PDAF, 1.12-micron pixels and an f/2.0 aperture. The corporation is touting the ‘bothies’ traits with the smartphone, permitting customers to take photos or videos using the front and rear cameras.
The new smartphone packs a 64GB of inbuilt UFS2.1 storage space, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration and the connectivity options comprise 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v3.1), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Board sensors have an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope and packs a 3090mAh non-removable battery.