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Amazon India confirms; Nokia 8 to cost INR 36,999

According to Amazon India listing, the Nokia 8 is priced at INR 36,999. The device features top of the line specs with latest OS.

It looks like, the partnership between Amazon and HMD Global is going well. As the company has decided to go with the same online retailer for the upcoming flagship smartphone, the Nokia 8. Nokia 8 is the first flagship smartphone from the OEM after their comeback into the market.

Here is the complete set of specifications for the upcoming Nokia 8 (coming today). The Nokia 8 features immersive build quality, the device is made using the single block aerospace 6000-grade aluminium with rounded off edges, for a smooth in-hand feel.

The Nokia 8 will feature a 5.3-inch IPS LCD QHD 2K display, protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, the device is equipped top of the line with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core SoC, paired with 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated SD card slot (up to 256 GB).

For the camera capability, Nokia get-together with its old-mate Carl-Zeiss. Just like most of the flagship smartphones in 2017, the Nokia 8 offers dual-camera setup with a dual 13 MP camera (RGB + monochrome) with features like, live bokeh mode, 4k video recording capability and not to forget the 13 MP front-facing camera with the same specs as the rear RGB shooter. For the first time in any smartphone, Nokia is offering a feature called as “Bothie”, which utilises both rear and front camera at a time to offer high-quality photos and videos simultaneously.

The Nokia 8 packs a decent 3090 mAh Li-ion battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 4.0 capability via USB type C slot. The device does offer standard features like Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and dual-band WiFi support. For the connectivity, the device will offer dual SIM card slots with 4G LTE and VoLte capability.

The Nokia 8 is IP54 rating, which should save the device from normal water splashes. The fingerprint scanner is located in the front of the device, which can unlock the device in just 0.2 seconds. In terms of operating system, the device runs on Android Nougat 7.1.2 out of the box and the Android Oreo is already under development.

At this price tag, Nokia is really looking to regain the flagship smartphone space in India. Probably, this is the best smartphone from a well-established smartphone OEM.

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