Nokia 8 is an impressive flagship smartphone launched by HMD Global. The phone comes with a lot of impressive features including a flagship processor which will make it rival some of the top players on the market. Nokia 8 price in Nigeria, it’s specifications and features will be written in this article. Join me as we unravel the specs and features of this phone.
Nokia 8 Key Specs
• 5.3 inches QHD+ IPS LCD display
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
• 4GB or 6GB of RAM
• 64GB or 128GB built-in storage
• 13MP + 13MP dual rear camera
• 13MP front camera
• 3,090 mAh non removable battery
• Fast Charging Support
• Front mounted fingerprint sensor
• 4G LTE network support
Design and Body
Nokia 8 flaunts a sleek, elegant design. Its body is made of metal and has a well polished finish. But this means you have a potential fingerprint magnet here. The 160g, 7.9mm thick device enjoys IP54 splash protection and comes in steel, blue and copper colour variants. The screen is protected by the state of art Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which is scratch resistant and immune to easy damage. The phone looks very attractive.
Coming to the display, Nokia 8 sports a 5.3 inches IPS LCD display with a QHD+ resolution of 1440×2560 and an amazing 554 pixels per inch density. The display is super sharp so you’d enjoy watching movies and playing games on this phone. Also, the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which is scratch resistant and immune to easy damage.
Processor and Memory
The Nokia 8 is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC which clocks at 2.5 GHz coupled with Adreno 540 GPU for gaming and graphics related activities. The performance of this phone will likened to that of Samsung Galaxy S8.
Nokia 8 comes with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM and either 64GB or 128GB built-in storage. There’s a hybrid micro SD card slot for expanding the storage.
Nokia 8 is another of the increasing number of smartphones offering dual rear camera setup. The rear camera features two 13MP camera which features Optical Image Stabilization, Phase Detection Auto Focus and Laser AF. These aren’t just regular cameras, but ones made by Carl Zeiss. The rear camera can record 4K videos at 30 fps.
There is also a robust 13 megapixel shooter on the front for selfies. Nokia 8 also offers a feature that allows you combine images taken by both the rear and front cameras.
Network and Connectivity
Nokia 8 has support for fast blazing 4G LTE internet speeds of up to 450 Mbps. It has support for the following LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41. It comes with Bluetooth 5.0, dual band WiFi 5, WiFi Direct, NFC, GPS and WiFi hotspot. It has a reversible USB 3.1 Type C port.
Battery and Charging
Nokia 8 comes with a 3,090 mAh non removable battery. The phone is expected to last for a full day if you’re an average user. As for charging, it has support for 18W fast charging, Quick Charge 3.0. It charges via the USB type C port.
Nokia 8 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box and is upgradeable to Android 9 Pie.
Nokia 8 price in Nigeria starts at around 59,999 Naira depending on your location and storage size you decide to go for. Nokia 8 price starts at $153.99 on top international online stores like AliExpress.
Nokia 8 comes with a front mounted fingerprint sensor for securing the device biometrically. It is also IP54 splash proof.