HMD Global’s Nokia 8 flagship Android smartphone is all set to start in India weekly. The Nokia licensee has delivered invites to the New Delhi launch event on September 26. The invite reads “There are two sides to each story. Do not miss out on yours.” The tagline clearly hints at the initiation of the Nokia 8, with its ‘Bothies’ attribute which enables users to capture video and video in the front and back cameras simultaneously.
Touted as the “first true flagship Nokia,” that the Nokia 8 could be considered direct competition to the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8. The smartphone could be expected to go on sale in early October, in line with the timeline shared by an HMD International representative in the time of this Nokia 8 launching in London last month. The Nokia 8 price was put at EUR 599 (approximately Rs. 45,000), and its price in India could be expected to be about the same.
One of the biggest highlights of this Nokia 8 is its double rear cameras. The Nokia 8 sport two 13-megapixel cameras with RGB and monochrome detectors. At international launch, the organization heavily promoted the “bothies” attribute which enables both the cameras in the front and back to capture images and videos in exactly the exact same time. Nokia 8 cameras are developed in partnership with Carl Zeiss.
The Nokia 8 sport a unibody design and was built from 6000-series aluminum. It was launched in glistening Polished Copper and Polished Blue colors, in addition to matte Tempered Blue and Steel finishes.
The business is likely to start the Nokia 8 in hybrid dual SIM option. The Nokia 8 includes a 5.3-inch 2K LCD display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It includes USB 3.1 Type-C connectivity in addition to a 3.5millimeter headphone jack.