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Nokia 8 2018

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INTRODUCTION

We have seen an era that is inspired by selfie smartphones, but now it seems that the selfie trend is fading away and in turn the new ‘Bothie’ has been introduced. The upcoming Nokia 8 (2018) is going to bring the new trend of ‘Bothie’ where both the cameras, rear as well as front cameras can capture pictures on a single click. It is also equipped with an improved set of sensors for those perfect clicks.

Nokia 8 is shipped with exciting features of a powerful processor, dual cameras, and flash, massive RAM, huge battery, etc. Nokia is targeting premium market for the upcoming 2018 version. The ‘bothie’ trend smartphone is expected to be released in the month of January 2018 and will be available only in black color.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Nokia 8 is a sheer device of ultimate craftsmanship. It comes packed in a polished metallic unibody and is designed to nestle perfectly in the hands of the user. The body is precision machined and is curved on the edges. The bezel display in the Nokia 8 makes it outstanding among the other Nokia versions and phones of the similar price range. The fingerprint module has been shifted to the rear side from front which can be seen in the predecessor. The phone is equipped with dual rear cameras and dual flash. The screen gets split into two parts when the front and rear cameras are to be clicked simultaneously.

The Nokia 8 (2018) is IP67 certified that makes it water-resistant and dust-proof which is again an update compared to the original Nokia version. The screen measures 5.5-inches of 5K Polarized display that comes as a treat to the eyes. It is protected by Corning Gorilla glass for scratches.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Nokia 8 (2018) is backed by a powerful processor and RAM that enables smooth multitasking. It comes packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor of 2.4mHz. The processor is accompanied by a massive 4GB RAM and GPU Adreno 540. The Nokia 8 runs on Android OS 7.1.2 Nougat and can be operated smoothly even while playing heavy games.

The upcoming Nokia 8 2018 version is shipped with an internal memory of 64GB which is further expandable up to 256GB by inserting micro SD card. The phone gives the option of dual SIM which is configured to provide internet connectivity up to 4G along with VoLTE. When we go through the specifications of the Nokia 8, it can be observed that it is one of the powerful Android smartphones that packs all the flagship features.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Nokia 8 (2018) has been upgraded with an enhanced set of imaging sensors when compared with the original version. The smartphone is equipped with dual rear cameras of 16MP and 8MP which is accompanied with a dual LED flash to click clear pictures even in low-lighting conditions. The camera is loaded with features like autofocus, face detection, OIS, etc and promises stable shots even in adverse lighting conditions. On the front side, the Nokia 8 comes with selfie camera of 8MP that can be used for selfie clicking and video calling via the internet.

There is also an option of recording 4K videos using the Nokia 8 cameras using which you don’t have to compromise on sound and picture quality.

The phone supports many audio and video formats of MP3, eAAC+, WAV and Flac player, as well as MP4/H.264 player respectively. It has inbuilt FM Radio and comes with 3.5mm audio jack.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

When coming to the battery, Nokia phones are always sustainable to last for long hours. The Nokia 8 (2018) is having a battery which is non-removable Li-Ion of 3400mAh. The battery also hosts the feature of turbo-charging where the user can quickly recharge the phone without waiting for a couple of hours on charging.

As mentioned earlier, the Nokia 8 provides internet connectivity, 4G with VoLTE in both the SIMs. The Bluetooth version is enhanced to 5.0 along with GPS, Wifi, Hotspot, NFC, etc. as wireless connectivity. Among the wired connectivity, it has micro USB Type C.

The Nokia 8 (2018) is embedded with sensors like fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, and gyroscope.

PROS AND CONS

If you are looking forward to keeping yourself updated with the latest trend and want to explore high-end performance, then Nokia 8 (2018) is to be considered.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Highly advanced Snapdragon Octa-core processor
  • Option to click from rear and front cameras in single click
  • Massive internal memory
  • Wide range of sensors
  • Dual rear cameras with dual LED flash
  • Huge RAM
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Snapdragon version is outdated
  • The screen is not protected from scratches
  • Battery power is less
  • Battery doesn’t support quick charging feature

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