The battle of smartphones is still on!
Finnish company HMD Global, the exclusive distributor of Nokia phones in the PH market, has recently launched its much-anticipated latest flagship smartphone—the Nokia 8.
The Nokia 8 entry in the PH market reflects Nokia’s vision of growing its smartphone business in the country, the fastest-growing smartphone market in the ASEAN. The Philippine launch comes on the heels of a successful global launch that demonstrates continued support for the brand.
Here’s what we found out about the Nokia 8:
Less Selfie, More Bothie! The phone features the first-ever Dual-Sight camera, allowing users to capture or livestream moments in both first- and second-person perspective. The 13MP front and rear cameras, co-developed with ZEISS, can run simultaneously and show images in split-screen mode, inspiring everyone to “Be less Selfie, be more Bothie.”
Quality Sound. The Nokia 8 smartphone pioneers the use of OZO audio to deliver immersive 360-degree spatial surround sound. This high-fidelity playback complements 4K videos and brings Hollywood technology in mobile technology.
Innovation and precision. Nokia 8 is designed to nestle perfectly in the palm of your hand. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-powered phone features a seamless unibody with a full-length graphite shielded copper cooling pipe for better heat dissipation, especially when running demanding applications. It runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 and comes in single- and dual-SIM variants.
The unveiling of Nokia 8 also brings three of its smartphone siblings—the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6.
The Nokia 3, optimized for everyday use, comes in a precision-machine aluminum frame to ensure a strong build unheard of in the affordable smartphone segment. It features a 5-inch Gorilla Glass HD screen and 8MP cameras. LTE 4G connectivity allows fast download and streaming, supported by 16GB of internal storage. A microSD card slot allows up to 128GB capacity.
While the Nokia 5, which packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor, has 2GB RAM and 16GB storage expandable to 128GB. It features a 13MP camera with dual-tone flash and a 5.2-inch HD screen. A fingerprint sensor provides extra security and convenience.
Another octa-core smartphone, the Nokia 6, has a 5.5-inch full-HD in-cell hybrid display with a wide viewing angle and wide color reproduction for a fully immersive entertainment. This is complemented by dual speakers with Dolby Atmos and a smart amplifier. It has a 16MP main and an 8MP front cameras and 32GB internal storage capacity.
Price-wise, the Nokia 8 is selling at P29,990 while the Nokia 6 is available at P11,990. The Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 are priced at P6,990 and P9,990, respectively.
Check out this video to much appreciate the Nokia 8:
Here’s the NOKIA 8 SPECS:
CPU Octa core
GPU Adreno 540
Colors Tempered Blue and Polished Blue
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.3-inch screen
Audio Nokia OZO Speakers, 3.5mm jack
Card slot microSD up to 256GB (sim slot 2)
Memory 4GB RAM – 6GB RAM 64GB – 128GB
4G Network LTE FDD 800/1800/2100/2600MHz
SIM Slots Single- and dual-SIM variants
DATA GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, LTE
Bluetooth BT 5.0
Rear 13MP LED flash
Front 13MP fixed-focus
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Battery Type Non-removable 3090mAh Li-ion battery