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HMD Launches Nokia 8 In India



HMD Global finally launched their flagship offering at an event in New Delhi, today. The smartphone comes packed with features and components that will rival top-end Android smartphones with a very competitive price. The device features Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC and has a rear dual camera setup. The device is capable of firing up the rear and front-facing camera at the same time and has been dubbed as thed “bothie”. The smartphone will be available through select offline retailers and also exclusively via Amazon India.

HMD Launched Nokia 8 In India© MensXP_Akshay Bhalla

Nokia 8 will retail in India for INR 36,999 and will compete directly with the OnePlus. Nokia 8 comes with 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. Customers can buy the device from October 14th on Amazon India and offline retailers such as Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika and BigC.

The devices runs on stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and will get a guaranteed Android Oreo update in the near future. The Nokia 8 has a 5.3-inch QHD IPS display (1440X25600 pixels) with 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5.

Ajey Mehta, Vice President - India, HMD Global, said: ”Millennials, today, are always exploring new ways to create and share content. It's these creative content creators who inspired us to craft a smartphone with them in mind. That's why we've worked to bring three world firsts – the debut collaboration with ZEISS, OZO spatial 360° Audio, and real-time live streaming using Dual-Sight mode."

Speaking at the launch, Larry Paulson, Vice-President & President, Qualcomm India, said: “ Nokia 8 is the first device from Nokia on the Snapdragon 800 Mobile Platform. With an advanced 10-nanometer design, the Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform offers phenomenal mobile performance on the Nokia 8, delivering an exceptional user experience.”

HMD Launched Nokia 8 In India© MensXP_Akshay Bhalla

The dual camera system consists of two 13-MP sensors where one offers optical image stabilisation and is an RGB sensor while the other is a monochrome sensor. All three sensors, including the front-facing camera, has been supplied by Carl Zeiss. The Nokia 8 is also optimised for one-touch live-streaming via Facebook Live and YouTube Live and works with the 'Bothie' mode as well.


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