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Nokia 8 Will Be Launched On August 16 in London

Jul 26, 2017 12:57 PM EDT


Finally, HMD is going to unveil its upcoming flagship smartphone Nokia 8 on August 16, 2017. HMD will announce this handset at a press event in London.

The popular Finnish company HMD has reportedly started sending the media invites for the event in London on August 16, The Verge reported. It seems that HMD will uncover the new Nokia 8 during this event. Interestingly, a lot of rumors and leaks have already suggested several features of this phone. Some recently leaked images even hinted the color variant of this handset.

But, the tech enthusiasts will finally get the real picture of this new device in the next month. HMD has made a partnership with the Zeiss to produce the new Nokia-branded Android smartphone, Nokia 8. Recent rumors have hinted that the new Nokia 8 will feature the 13MP dual rear cameras with the Zeiss optics. The 5.3-inch display of the handset will have the resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. With Snapdragon 835 processor the phone could offer good performance.

According to The Science Times, leaked images on Baidu forums hinted that the Nokia 8 must be a phablet with a glossy and gold-colored back. But, it is expected that HMD will produce another two different colored models, one is silver and the other one is blue. The images also showed the Nokia branding at the center of the handset's glossy back, though no branding of Zeiss is visible. The device will feature a 3.5mm headphone jack placed on top of the phone.

Apart from this, the smartphone should also include a microphone port, USB-C port, and the speaker grill. Reports have already indicated that Nokia 8 will have the 'vanilla' version of Android. The important part is this specific version includes all essential security updates. The new Nokia 8 will contain 4GB or 6GB of RAM and the dual-SIM support.


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