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Update: HMD Nokia 8 officially introduced

Update: HMD Nokia 8 officially introduced
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Christian Boas

With the Nokia 8, the license-taking HMD Global has officially presented its first high-end smartphone. The manufacturer places particular emphasis on the built-in Zeiss optics the two cameras are available. A special feature is that both cameras can record video and photos at the same time. The manufacturer calls this new function “double Livestream” in smartphones. In addition, the Nokia 8 is also a 360-degree audio recording to provide a better sound experience.

Inner values
In the new top-class smartphone, a powerful Snapdragon 835 OctaCore processor runs at 4 × 2.5 and 4 × 1.8 GHz. The 4 GB of memory and 64 GB of internal memory for apps and data to page. Its power is the Nokia 8 from a fixed 3.080 mAh battery. As with the other Nokia devices placed on the market by HMD, a pure Android 7.1.1 alias Nougat is also used.

design
The Nokia 8 comes in a slim, unibody aluminum case that includes a 5.3 inch screen that resolves with 2560 × 1440 dots and is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The dimensions are 151.5 × 73.7 × 7 mm (H × W × T) with a weight of 160 g. The smartphone comes in the four colors copper, gray, blue matt and blue shining on the international market.

Das Nokia 8 in Polished Copper (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Steel (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Steel (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Polished Blue (Bild: Nokia)

Das Nokia 8 in Polished Blue (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Steel (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Polished Copper (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Polished Copper (Bild: Nokia)

Das Nokia 8 in Polished Blue (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Polished Copper (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Polished Blue (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Polished Copper (Bild: Nokia)

Das Nokia 8 in Polished Blue (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Steel (Bild: Nokia)Das Nokia 8 in Steel (Bild: Nokia)

optics
In the photo optics of the Nokia 8, the first fruits of the cooperation of HMD with the optics specialist Zeiss come to bear. The 13-megapixel main camera f / 2.0 on the back has now as usual in the upper class a double optics with b / w camera, which is to ensure the contrast and the depth of field. Also the front camera has a look from Zeis and also releases with 13-megapixel and a aperture of f / 2.0.

Double Livestream
With the “Dual-Sight” technology, the manufacturer has come up with something quite sensible. With the double Livestream function, video can be recorded and / or streamed simultaneously with the cameras on the front and back. Both videos are then automatically mounted next to each other. In addition, photos should also be integrated into the Videostream.

Price & Availability
The Nokia 8 is to come in the four colors of copper, gray, blue matt and blue shiny on September 9th the market. As a non-committal price recommendation the manufacturer gives a price of 579, – Euro. As soon as the new Nokia 8 is available, we will test and introduce the new smartphone from moobilux.com.

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