Nokia is entering back into the smartphone market with the launch of amazing phones. Nokia hit back the smartphone market with the mid range phone including the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. Nokia did not launch any flagship device until now but now the smartphone giant of the past has launched a flagship device, the Nokia 8.
Nokia 8 is a super premium device. It feels excellent in hands. However, the Nokia 8 copper color is a bit weird. It looks very strange and we have no idea why Nokia adapted this color. The phone also comes in black, Mat blue and steel colors. The steel color is again, very different from the traditional phones. The phone comes with a 5.3 inches display which might be a smaller screen for most of the users as the Galaxy S8 comes with 5.8 inches display and it is the standard now. But the screen size will be comfortable for some users as it is easy to hold and use. However, the screen is much sharper with its quad HD resolution and it is really bright.
Nokia 8 comes with a Dual 13 MP (13 MP (Colour + OIS) + 13 MP (Mono)) camera. The camera has the Carl Zeiss optics and produces amazing photos in any light conditions. The Nokia 8 camera has a unique “Dual-Sight” mode. It lets you use both the front and back camera at a time to capture split-screen photos and video. Isn’t it amazing? I think it is the first phone to come with such a feature. Moreover, this phone features the Nokia OZO spatial 360° audio which, the company claims, is the tech used by Hollywood filmmakers and music producers.
The front has a wide angle 13MP camera. The front camera also features the phase detection autofocus which makes your selfies look amazingly good. The front camera also has the carl zeiss optics.
As the Nokia 8 is the flagship device, it comes with the latest Snapdragon 835 chipset with Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) CPU to give it all the power. The device comes with 4 GB and 6 GB of RAM with 64 or 128 GB of internal storage. The phone does not lag even on heavy multitasking and it gives you the absolutely best performance in all the games available on Google Play Store.
The battery is 3090mAh which might be a little less considering that it is a flagship phone but we’ll have to see how Nokia manages the software and how many hours does a single charge of battery give.
|Announced||16 August, 2017|
|TypeDesign Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.||Bar|
|Dimensions||151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Colors||Tempered Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA 800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA|
|4G Network||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|SIMSIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Nano SIM|
|Dual SIM||Yes, Dual SIM|
|Display TypeDisplay Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels|
|Display ColorsDisplay Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.||16M colors|
|Pixel DensityPixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.||554 PPI|
|Touch Screen||Yes, Multitouch|
|Display ProtectionDisplay Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|PrimaryCamera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.||13 MP (Colour + OIS) + 13 MP (Mono), f/2.0|
|Camera Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|FlashFlash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)||dual-LED + dual tone flash|
|Operating SystemOS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|ChipsetChipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|CPUCPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (4 x 2.45 GHz Kryo + 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo)|
|GPUGPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Adreno 540|
|RAM (Memory)RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||4/6 GB|
|Internal StorageInternal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||64/128 GB|
|Card SlotMemory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSD, up to 256 GB|
|SensorsSensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate|
|BluetoothBluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||v5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Wi-fiWi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|GPSGPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes GPS + A-GPS support and GLONASS|
|NFCNFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|USB Ports||USB (v3.1, Type-C reversible connector)|
|GPRSGPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.|
|EDGEEDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.|
|Battery TypeBattery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)|
|CapacityBattery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||3090mAh|