HMD Global schedules an event in India on September 26, Nokia 8 with dual rear cameras expected

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HMD Global has sent out invites for the launch of new smartphone in India on September 26th. The invite says “There are two sides to every story. Don’t miss out on yours. Join us for unveiling the next milestone of Nokia Phones.”  The company is expected to launch its flagship Nokia 8 smartphone at the event.

HMD Global September 26 invite

It packs a 5.3-inch Quad HD display, Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, runs Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), has 13-megapixel dual rear cameras, one with a colour sensor and the other with a monochrome sensor for low light and dedicated black and white photography, has ZEISS optics and OIS. It also has Dual-Sight technology that uses both front and back cameras simultaneously, fusing both images together into one photo or video file.

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Nokia 8 specifications

  • 5.3-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD LCD display at 554ppi pixel density, sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, 700 nits brightness
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB DDR4X RAM, 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android O
  • Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 13MP (Colour) primary camera with OIS + 13MP (Mono), ZEISS optics, 1.12um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens, PDAF, IR range finder, dual tone flash
  • 13MP auto focus front-facing camera with ZEISS optics, PDAF, 1.12um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 78.4˚ lens
  • Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
  • 3.5mm headphone jack, 3 microphones, Nokia OZO 360° spatial surround sound
  • Dimensions: 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, NFC
  • 3090mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

The Nokia 8 comes in Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and Polished Copper colors and was introduced at 599 Euros (US$ 710 / Rs. 46025 approx.). We should know the price of the phone for India next week.

Check out the Nokia 8 hands-on and unboxing.

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