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Nokia 8 flagship smartphone expected to launch on July 31

Nokia 8 flagship smartphone expected to launch on July 31

HMD Global is set to release this month the most expensive Nokia phone in history. The all new flagship device is hugely anticipated, ever since rumours and speculations started doing the rounds. Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 don't have a Zeiss lenses, which leads us to believe that the company's next smartphone, rumoured to be the Nokia 8, might feature a Zeiss lens.

The Nokia 7 would have an operating system of Android Nougat, fast battery charging, a fingerprint scanner and 1920×1080 pixels full HD screen. Additionally, the report states that the phone will go on sale from July 31. Finnish telecom firm HMD Global, which manufactures and markets Nokia handsets, priced the trio of smartphones very competitively and pushed the sales of Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 through offline retail channels.

The Nokia 8, or 9 if you still prefer that, is going to be premium, make no mistake about that.

The report suggests that the device will come with top-end specs, including a Snapdragon 835, 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Further, although it will come with dual-SIM cards in Europe, the single SIM variant of the phone will also be available.Four colour combinations such as Blue, Steel, Gold/Blue and Gold/Copper have been planned for the Nokia 8.




HMD now is busy with developing other phones too - a budget Nokia 2, Nokia 7 which would be mid-range and Nokia 9 that would be a high-end phone with ultimate specs. In other countries, however, the price will be slightly lower. Rs.43405). Leaks also show that Nokia 8 will probably launch on July 31.

Available in red, grey and black, the Nokia 130 retails for a global average price of $21.50 excluding taxes and subsidies. Even in India, these phones will arrive in August. Apart from that, there is a high chance that the new phone will come with advanced Carl Zeiss lenses as the HMD Global recently entered an "exclusive" partnership with the lens maker.

In the recent leaks of Nokia 8, some of the major specifications of the phone have also bee leaked online.


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