Nokia 8 Hands-On: The First Android Nokia Flagship

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The Nokia 8 is the first Nokia flagship to run Android and the first to be developed by startup HMD Global.

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    Nokia 8 (Tempered Blue, 64GB)

    3.9 out of 5 stars 668 customer reviews | 454 answered questions

    M.R.P.: 39,999.00

    Price: 34,990.00 FREE Delivery. Details

    You Save: 5,009.00 (13%)

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    Only 1 left in stock.

    Colour: Tempered Blue

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    Tempered Blue


    13MP (Colour + OIS) + 13MP (Mono) primary camera with 1.12um, f/2.0, 76.9 degree, PDAF, IR range finder, and dual tone flash and 13MP front facing camera with PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4 degree, and display flash; Use both front and rear cameras simultaneously with Dual-Sight mode

    13.46 centimeters (5.3-inch) IPS QHD capacitive touchscreen with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5

    Android v7.1.1 Nougat operating system with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa Core processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB and dual SIM (nano+ nano) dual-standby (4G+4G); Hybrid Sim Slot

    3090mAH lithium-ion battery; Ambient light and Fingerprint Sensors

    1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase

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    Technical Details

    OS Android

    RAM 4 GB

    Item Weight 159 g

    Product Dimensions 15.2 x 0.7 x 7.4 cm

    Batteries: 1 A batteries required. (included)

    Item model number 8

    Wireless communication technologies Bluetooth, WiFi Hotspot

    Connectivity technologies WiFi

    Special features Dual SIM, GPS, Music Player, Video Player, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, eCompass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer, E-mail

    Other camera features 13MP

    Form factor Touchscreen Phone

    Weight 159 Grams

    Colour Tempered Blue

    Battery Power Rating 3090

    Whats in the box Handset, Charger, Charging or Data Cable, Headset, SIM Door Key and Quick guide

  2. Idy Isong

    Great work with the camera though but hope it lasts longer than the lumina 1020. The camera on that be was a disappointed, have up after a short while

  3. Kris

    This or Nokia 7 plus? I'm having a really hard time deciding? This is actually £25 cheaper than 7+ in the UK right now.

  4. richard prior

    I bought this Nokia 8, but found that it only carried ONE sim card. The Sim card tray only holds ONE sim card and Memory card. The Memory card section of the tray does NOT hold a second sim card. Nowhere is any Nokia 8 review have I seen any advice that there are two versions, a). A singe sim version. b). A dual sim version.
    Next issue is that all reviews including this one fail to mention that the SD Memory card function only allows photos and some media to be moved from 'phone inboard memory' to the SD memory card. Not one single app is movable, which is an 'ancient' philosophy of years ago by some manufacturers (I think Sony was one of them). So bragging that 256GB of extra memory is available is useless when it is restricted to images and some media and apps, of which I use heaps – especially in the very 'bare bones' of the Nokia 8, have to sit in the inboard memory .
    Another point not mentioned in a number of reviews is that there is no notification light, another 'old' philosophy usually retained for cheap low entry level phones and some Samsungs. All in all, this Nokia has been a great disappointment and will shortly be eBay-ed, no doubt at a significant financial loss! Only enjoyable function was the zippy Snapdragon 835 processor.

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