In the field of communication before a few years, there were only basic phones with the help of which the user was able to send just short messages or call. The company which was much famous for these devices was Nokia Corporation. They were the golden days for the brand, and it provided the best of the basic devices that were able to help the users for a number of years.
Nokia is a renowned cell phone brand which has always been a game-changer in the field of phones. In fact, it was one of the brands which were there with the onset of cell phones in India. With Nokia handsets people got sleek and small phones as previous to that people were used to large cordless size phones. The Nokia handsets were stylish and available in many colour variants like gray, blue and white along with black. Nokia soon introduced Slider and flip phones which were a rage in the market. Since then, Nokia became one of the strongest market players and captured a huge chunk of the market.
The brand was a little away from the market for quite some time. Though Nokia introduced its Smartphone range with Nokia Lumia, it wasn’t received quite well in the market. Nokia disappeared from the market for a couple of years, but it did strike back with a bang. The brand has again gained momentum in the market. After the successful launch of Nokia 5 and Nokia 6, the brand is ready to unveil its latest device Nokia 8. The device will venture in the Indian markets in July 2017. Hence, all the details of the model are not declared officially yet, but whatever the information availed by the experts of the field has helped them to estimate the features of the model. They strongly believe that once again this model will help the brand to change the market share in near future and it will be much favourable for the company.
With only a few days left in the launch of the device, here’s a look at the features, as well as specifications, and price of the device:
Display and Screen
The Nokia 8 is an aesthetically appealing device which is exclusively available in only one colour i.e. Black. In fact, the black colour complements the sleek design of the phone. The device is packed with a 5.7-inch big screen which makes the phone more attractive. The Nokia 8 has an IPS LCD screen which responds well to multi-touch. The screen resolution of the device includes 1440 x 2560 pixels with 515 ppi. The display of the device offers spectacular viewing experience. With the help of its big screen, it can appeal all those who love to use the devices with big screens.
The smartphones are prone to breakage which leads to huge expenses and inconvenience. However, the Nokia 8 is equipped with Corning Gorilla glass, which offers maximum protection and prevents the device from breakage while falling. Hence the users of the device do not need to worry about the safety of the screen as well as the device.
The Nokia 8 weighs around 130 grams which make the 5.7-inch device very light in weight. This can be a plus point and work in favour of the device since big phones are usually heavier in weight. And that’s not all; the device comes with a scratch resistant display. The display and screen are quite satisfying for the buyers. Hence those users who do not have a good record of the careful use of the handsets can enjoy this device without any worry.
Nokia 8 packs robust and updated software. It operates on latest Android version 7.1.1 Nougat which is rare to find presently. This mobile has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipsetfuelled withOcta-core (Quad core 2.45 GHz Kryo and Quad core 1.9 GHz, Kryo)processor. It is equipped with a 6GB RAM which offers amazing efficiency to the device and helps in running multiple apps simultaneously. There is no issueof the phone getting hanged. Hence, those who really want to experience smooth navigation on a mobile, this is a right option to go for.
The camera of Nokia 8 is yet another cherry on the cake. The Nokia 8 is packed with an impeccable camera which is nowhere to be found in the given price segment.
The camera comes with a splendid 24MP primary camera along with HDR, face detection, Panorama, Touchfocus, geo-tagging, autofocus, video recording, digital zoom and phase detection. The Nokia 8 is enabled with 12MP front camera which captures fantastic images and videos. Hence the quality of the camera is completely beyond one’s imagination also.
Storage and Battery
A good battery and storage are quintessential parts of Smartphone which affect the buying decision of a customer. The Nokia 8 performs satisfactorily in the department. It offers 2 variants for the internal memory with 64GB and 128GB.One can expand the memory up to 256GB with the help of micro SD card on this device.
Nokia 8 offers a powerful battery backup with a 3000 mAh non-removable battery. The battery offers long endurance even in stand-by mode.
Among the connectivity options, one can find Bluetooth, Hotspot, and Wi-fi along with networks such as 3G, 4G NFC, and GPS. It is to be noted that the phone does not offer FM support.
The Nokia 8 is equipped with a light sensor, accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, orientation sensor, proximity sensor, Barometer, Gyroscope, Compass, magnetometer, and multi-touch along with water resistance and dust proofing.
The Nokia 8 price is estimated around Rs34000. However, the price may vary since there are 2 variants for internal memory storage.
The amazing camera and robust configuration make Nokia 8 a must buy. The software and storage capacity is also a plus point for the device. The device is expected to give other phones at higher price range a tough fight. It seems as one of the most promising devices of the year 2017.