Nokia has revealed, Wednesday, 16 August, its new smartphone : the Nokia 8. Leader of mobile telephony in the 90s, the famous brand of finland is back on the front scene with its first flagship since the purchase of the company by HDM Overall. As its three latest smartphones, this model works with the Android operating system, pure (that is to say, without wrapper or applications other than those from Google).
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Release Date and price of sale of Nokia 8.
The Nokia 8 will be available in Europe from 6 September 2017, and will cost 599 €.
A stylish design.
The new smartphone of the mark looks a lot like the Nokia 5. If the design is not revolutionary, the Nokia 8 has the merit of being simple and elegant. It is the end of (7,3 mm thick, 4.6 mm for the locations that are more slender), its screen is 5.3 inches (glass Gorilla 5) and its hull is made of aluminum.
This model is available in 4 colors : silver, copper, blue tempered, blue polished.
A smartphone designed for the social networks .
Nokia is looking to attract a new, younger audience and connected. To do this, the brand has put the emphasis on her, or rather, cameras. Developed in partnership with Zeiss (specialist optics), the Nokia 8 has 3 sensors of 13 Mp : a monochrome and a colour to the back, another color to the front.
This smartphone has been created for the fans of social networks and content creators (blogger, vlogger). He can share his photos, videos and even do a live broadcast (live stream) since the Photo application.
Another function that self talk : the Bothie. This neologism (a combination of Both, all two, and Selfie) described a new photo format that is available on the Nokia 8.
Thanks to the one-ci, you can make two shots simultaneously, with the device front and rear. The two images are then combined into a single photo. This mode also works with the camera.
Technical characteristics of the Nokia 8.
Dimensions → 151,5 x 73,7 x 7.9 mm.
Weight → 160 g.
Screen → IPS LCD, 16:9, Gorilla Glass 5, 16M colors.
Processor → Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (Adreno 540 GPU).
RAM → 4 Gb.
Memory → up to 64 Gb (up to 250 Gb with an SD card).
Rear camera → Two sensors 13Mp created by the brand Zeiss.
Front camera → 13 Mp.
Fingerprint reader → Yes.
Sealing → splash-Resistant.
Battery → 3090 mAh battery.
Like other smartphones released this year, the Nokia 8 runs on the Android operating system, version of Nougat.
The update to Android O should emerge very soon.