Nokia launched three new smartphones – Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. Apart from these three handsets, there are reports that HMD Global is working on a high-end device, which most probably will be the Nokia 8. The smartphone has been subjected to several leaks and rumours which revealed a lot about the upcoming Nokia 8. Meanwhile, a new report coming from Germany hints that Nokia 8 may launch on July 31. It also reveals the expected price of the Android smartphone.
According to a German website – WinFuture, Nokia 8 will be launched on July 31. Earlier there were rumours that revealed that HMD Global is working on two new high-end devices, aka Nokia 8 and Nokia 9 and both the smartphone will be launched in the second half. Right now we are not sure about Nokia 9, but the new report surely hints at the coming of Nokia 8.
The report indicates that the Nokia 8 will come with a model number TA-1004. The new report reveals both specs and price of the upcoming device. As per the specifications, the Nokia 8 is expected to take on other high-end smartphones by Apple, Samsung, Google, or any other. The smartphone is expected to come with Qualcomm’s latest processor – Snapdragon 835.
Nokia 8 is further said to come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The report also hints that the smartphone may be launched in two variants – one with the dual-SIM card slot, while the second model may come with single SIM slot. The new report doesn’t reveal any further details about the specs that the smartphone may come with, but is does hint at the expected price that Nokia 8 may come with.
On the pricing front, Nokia 8 is expected to be priced at 589 Euros, which is rough around Rs 44,000. This price details in reportedly for the European market, and the device is expected to come with a cheaper price tag in other markets. As for now, there are no confirmation, if Nokia 8 will come to India or not, but chances are it will, obviously because of the nostalgia factor that Indians connect with Nokia. And also because the company launched all its smartphones – Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in the country.
Nokia 8 has been subjected to several leaks and rumours already. Based on all of them, Nokia 8 is expected to come with a 5.7-inch 2K display and run on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. On the camera front, the smartphone is expected to feature a dual camera set, where each sensors may be of 13-megapixel. The camera is further said to come paired with dual LED flash also.
Out of the three Android phones that Nokia launched lately, Nokia 3 is already available to the consumers and has received an overwhelming response in India. Meanwhile, Nokia 6 has been made available for pre-orders in India exclusively on Amazon and sale is said to begin from August 23 onwards. Further there are no official words on the availability of the Nokia 5, but rumours hint that the device will be made available to the consumers sometime around August 15.