HMD Global has officially announced the Nokia 8 in Malaysia. The Nokia flagship introduces the camera with ZEISS optics that support Dual-Sight mode for real time rear and front camera live-streaming. Constructed in the advanced aluminium body design and packed with Snapdragon 835, the new Nokia 8 is only priced at a shockingly affordable RM 2,299.
Nokia 8 Specs
|CPU & GPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (4 x Kyro @ 2.45 GHz + 4 x Kyro @ 1.9 GHz)
|RAM||4 GB (all colours) / 6 GB (Polished Blue)|
|Storage||64 GB (all colours) / 128 GB (Polish Blue)
Supporting MicroSD card up to 256 GB
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
|Camera (rear)||13 MP (Colour + OIS)
13 MP (Monochrome)
27mm f/2.0, PDAF, IR range finder, dual-tone flash
|Camera (front)||13 MP
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano + Nano or MicroSD)|
|Connectivity||GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Nokia OZO Audio, 3-mics
Uncompromised Performance & Build Quality
The construction of the phone is premium and robust. During the launch event, the medias had the chance to experience a couple of thrilling activities which includes a quick ride on a dirt buggy and hot air balloon experience. The Nokia 8 is IP54 splash proof and as you can see from the photo above of all the traces of muds after the ride.
At the price of RM 2,299, HMD Global is offering flagship level of performance – Snapdragon 835 and 4 GB RAM. Keeping the chipset temperature in check is the custom copper cooling pipe with graphite shielding that dissipates the heat across the full length and breadth of the chassis. Coupling with a 3090 mAh battery and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, battery life and charging speed are looking extremely promising here. Keeping the
Dual-Sight feature for Bothie
The Nokia 8 features the world’s first smartphone that is capable of utilising both rear and front camera at the same time for live-stream. This allows content creators to broadcast their unique creative stories to social media in the form of #bothie.
Equipped with 3 microphones and Nokia’s exclusive acoustic algorithms, the Nokia 8 is capable of capturing audio with immersive 360-degrees spatial surround sound.
The Nokia smartphones offer a pure Android experience with no unnecessary apps slowing down the performance. Other than the custom camera app, the phone runs entirely on the Google ecosystem which includes the Google Photos, Google Calendar, Chrome and more.
Pricing & Availability
Nokia 8 will come in four colours: Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue and Steel. It is now available at your nearest authorised dealers at the recommended retail price of RM 2,299.
Learn more about Nokia 8.