New Nokia 8 Full Specifications and Price, Nigeria, India, UK

HMD Global is set to introduce high-end Nokia 8 smartphone with official launch date due for July 31. This is coming few months after unveiling the likes of Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6.
Nokia 8
Nokia 8 will come with Snapdragon 835 processor, 64GB inbuilt storage, 4GB/6GB RAM which makes it one of the high-end smartphones at the moment. Though, earlier rumors suggested that there will be Nokia 8 and 9 but right now, we are only expecting one variant Nokia 8 at the end of this month. Meanwhile, I have some of the major Nokia 8 specifications to share with you on this post. Read on!

Software & Processor

The Nokia 8 run on Android 7.0 Nougat and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, it is actually an Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) coupled with Adreno 540 GPU.

Display & Design

The handset likely sports a Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) IPS LCD display at 5.7 inches pixels density (515 ppi), Super AMOLED display with curved 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Technically, the phone comes in 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm dimension and adopts 6000 series aluminium Unibody design when talking about the build material. Additionally, the Nokia 8 will be available in four color options - blue, steel, gold blue, and gold copper

Camera & Photography

The Nokia 8 features Zeiss-branded camera with 24megapixel rear shooter and 12megapixel front shooter perfect for selfies and video calls. The phone will be one of the best smartphones for photographers with the enhanced image editing features. The Video recording is at 1080p @ 30fps.


6GB of RAM though some sources claimed 4GB but we will confirm it when it's finally launched. Then, in terms of internal storage, it packs 64GB to the delight of potential users as it will give you the freedom and enough space to store your media files and apps.

Networks, Connectivity & Battery

As expected, the Nokia 8 supports dual SIM as well as 4G lte network of many bands. Connectivity options includes Bluetooth: v4.0, WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS: Yes, USB: microUSB v2.0, USB Type-C and to cap it all, the smartphone will use a non removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery.

Availability and Price

Nokia 8 expected launch price is $600 in the US which is about N183,000 in the Nigerian market and about Rs. 32,000 in India. The phone will be available after July 31, 2017 to the general public. So see below for the full specs details.
Nokia 8 specs


Operating System Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Device type Phablet

Global Release Date July 31, 2017
Indian Release Date 2017
Nigerian Release Date 2017

Screen size 5.7 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) IPS LCD. pixels (515 ppi), Super AMOLED display with curved 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5

CPU Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835

Internal Storage 64/128 GB Storage
External Storage Up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card

Primary camera 24 MP Zeiss optics, OIS, autofocus, Super EIS and dual LED flash
Video recording: 1080p @ 30fps
Front Camera 12 MP Camera
Video Recording Yes
Camera Features Geo Tagging

Audio Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC player
Video Player MP4, H.264 player
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack

Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Call Records Unlimited

Type Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery

Edge Yes
WLAN Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
Infrared Port No
USB Yes, v3.1, Type-C reversible connector
GPS Facility Yes, Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5
3G Speed HSPA, LTE
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
2G CDMA / GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz (Dual Sim)


  1. Absolutely amazing smartphone from the ogas

  2. I'm Yet To See The Previous Versions Release, Seems To Me Like Nokia Lacks Marketing Strategy To Create Awareness About Their Devices.

  3. Nokia really tried on this very device,all spec are currently up to date that's a very good mobile.i didn't see the price

  4. Kudos to you for coming up with this review.

    Your new method operandi of posting reviews is superb with breathtaking preamble follow by in depth analysis.

    The specs are well packaged in all ramifications and i must commend Nokia for this.

  5. For me ds device is just perfect en good to go for buh d only set back is d price which I know it was meant for a certain class of people..

    Nice update..

  6. Thanks for Your lovely update

  7. The battery capacity and specs with 4g band lite which are up to date and also powered by a snap Dragon processor

  8. Just waiting for the price tag

    1. Could you please check again because the required price tags are included in the body of the post.


    2. The price in naira is N183,
      which I'm sure is above our reach.

  9. thanks for the informative update

  10. If only we can move out of the present economic recession, then this phone could be afforded by all and the price tag won't have been this high.

  11. nice one Nokia though the price fit tear pocket

  12. Okay this is perfect!👌...wizy u're too much!

  13. Can Nokia really bring back its past glory?

    Back then, Nokia phones were regarded as the best in the world but can that be said about them now.

  14. OPPO’s cutting edge selfie centric smartphone is one in every of its largest handsets and it’s Oppo F3 Plus (Ref: was officially announced. It’s were given a big display and effective specification however the predominant appeal is its dual the front facing camera. Now Samsung come with it’s new phone. Samsung Android flip phone has been announced in China. Now the South Korean company has introduced its successor – Samsung SM-G9298. This phone comes with a more powerful processor and improved optics over the W2017 (Ref: ). Another Brand HTC’s (Ref: ) new phones are also good design and features are good. Micromax Q351 is the latest phone of micromax. This phone comes with awesome look and outstanding performance. Micromax Q351 (Ref: ) comes with 5 inch display. On the other hand Asus, Huawei, Lenovo, Nokia(Ref: ), ZTE, Alcatel All brands come with great feature and nice looking smartphone .

  15. Nokia 8 is the first flagship phone by Nokia and holds some extremely different feature like you can go live on social media sites with both front and back camera at the same time. Although the price is high but still it can leave behind many flagship phones of 2017.

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