Nokia 8, the flagship smartphone of HMD International at the moment, has received a steep Rs. 8,000 price cut in India.
The Nokia 8 price in India in the time of its launching in last October has been Rs. 36,999, but has now dropped to Rs. 28,999. This move comes only weeks before a ton of Nokia phones, including the Nokia 8 (2018) version, is expected to make an appearance at the company’s event at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 at Barcelona. Along with the Nokia 8, the affordable Nokia 5 3GB RAM version has obtained a price cut also, heading down from Rs. 13,499 into Rs. 12,499.
The Nokia 8, on the other hand, is up to now the organization’s flagship offering. The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 8 originally came with Android 7.1 Nougat but received Android 8.0 Oreo recently. It’s a 5.3-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS screen with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The handset also comes with an IP54-rated build that is splash-resistant. Additionally, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, paired with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
On the component of imaging, the Nokia 8 includes a double rear camera set up that includes two 13-megapixel image sensors – like an RGB sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS), while the other one has a monochrome sensor. The front of the Nokia 8 match a 13-megapixel camera detector using an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 78.4-degree wide-angle lens. Also, the smartphone comes preloaded with a ‘bothie’ feature which allows users to capture photos or videos using front and back camera setups concurrently. There’s additionally OZO Audio technician on board to get spatial 360-degree audio recording that uses three built-in microphones.
The Nokia 8 comes with 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) at a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Connectivity options on the smartphone contain 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v3.1), and a 3.5millimeter headphone jack. The flagship Nokia handset also has onboard sensors, such as an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. It also has a 3090mAh battery and measures 151.5×73.7×7.9mm.
Nokia 5 specifications
The smartphone features a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS LCD panel with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Further, it’s powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF lens along with dual-tone flash. Onthe front, it’s an 8-megapixel autofocus camera detector with an f/2.0 aperture, 84-degree field-of-view lens. The smartphone has 16GB internal storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).
Concerning connectivity, the Nokia 5 includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, plus a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.