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Nokia 8 Full Review-Design, Hardware, Software, and Features

Today I am here to tell you the “Nokia 8 Full review-Design, Hardware, Software, features”. It comes as a higher-specification device from HMD Global. Nokia 8 was launched in August 2017 and comes with a 5’30” touchscreen display and a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 554 pixels per inch. It is one of the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturers.

A few years later, it’s devices and services division were sold to Microsoft. Then Finnish company HMD Global bought a part of Microsoft’s feature phone business and has got a licensing agreement that allows it to make smartphones under the Nokia brand.

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Nokia 8 Full review-Design, Hardware, Software, and features

The technical specifications for the Nokia 8:

Network:

LTE Cat. 9, 3CA, 450Mbps DL/50 Mbps UL

Display:

5.3-inch QHD (2560×1440) IPS

Processor:

 Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform, Octa-core, (4*2.5GHz Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU + 4*1.8GHz Kryo)

OS:

Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Camera Rear:

13 MP (Colour + OIS) + 13 MP (Mono), 1.12um, f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF, IR range finder, dual tone flash

Camera Front:

13 MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0,  78.4˚, display flash

Sensors:

Accelerometer, E-compass, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer etc

Memory:

4GB RAM, 64GB Storage and MicroSD slot (up to 256GB)

Dimension:

151.5mm x 73.7mm x 7.9mm

Battery:

3,090mAh, Fast Charging

 

Design and Hardware:

Processor:
1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make:
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM:
4GB
Internal storage:
64GB
Expandable storage up to (GB):
256 GB

Also, it contains the fingerprint scanner that is actually a static glass piece. It acts as a home button as well. It doesn’t feature on-screen navigation buttons. But it has physical buttons right below the display. Its fingerprint reader is quite fast and reliable.

It features a dual lens camera system at the back which no other device has. It has physical buttons on the left side. These are for volume and power. And there is no difference between these buttons except for the length.

Except these all, it has the left side blank for the microSD card and SIM slot. There are many more things but it can be well understood by looking this smartphone.

Software:

Operating System: Android 7.1.1

Nokia 8 is currently running Android 8.1 Oreo and previous smartphones are still waiting for Android Oreo upgrade. If you change your phone from any Android to Nokia 8 then you will obviously feel the difference. It has a very small Operating System data footprint. It means you can get more space out of the standard 64GB to store data and media files. Default Nokia 8 Apps are:

  1. Wallpapers
  2. Google Duo
  3. Camera
  4.  Google Keep

Nokia 8 specs:-

  • Price in Pakistan: Rs. 49,990/- ($455)
  • Dimensions: 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm
  • OS: Android v7.1.1 Nougat upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Weight: 160 g
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual Sim, Dual Standby, Single SIM (Nano-SIM)
  • Colors: Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
  • Memory: 64GB Built-in, 4GB RAM  and micro SD card Support (up to 256GB) (uses SIM 2 slot)
There are many more specs and features.

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Irum Masood Malik