Nokia 8 is the very first flagship phone from HMD Global that is running on Android. This device has killer features that sets it apart from competition. This smartphone looks good and has very good features on paper. It is a good choice for you if you find the likes of iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 a little too expensive. Nokia has put a lot of emphasis on the cameras. Here, you will find the best Nokia 8 price in Kenya & everything that you need to know about it.
The key features of Nokia 8
- 5.3 inches screen, 1440 pixels x 2560 pixels resolution
- Android v7.1.1 Nougat
- Octa-core processor
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage
- 13MP rear camera
- 13MP front camera
- Fingerprint scanner (front-mounted)
- 3090mAh battery
Nokia 8 Price In Kenya
|Phone Place|| KSh35,500.00 |
|Phones Store|| KSh35,000.00 |
|Phone Point|| KSh35,000.00 |
Nokia 8 Specifications Review
Design & Display
Before this smartphone was launched, Nokia had already brought to Kenya the Nokia 3, 5 and 6. As stated earlier, this is their first flagship. This phone has the hallmarks we have seen in modern flagships but it still follows the design concept of the Nokia 3, 5 and 6.
The Nokia 8 is a slim attractive phone that features an all-aluminum design. Its average thickness is 7.3mm: the thickest and slimmest areas are 7.9mm and 4.6mm respectively. This phone provides 4 color options: matte blue, matte silver, polished copper and polished blue. The color is on the back side of the device.
This phone comes with a 5.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels. This is a very vibrant, clear, bright and crisp display. The indented home button doubles as a fingerprint scanner. This is plus for people who prefer front mounted fingerprint scanners. This phone is stunning, from both the front and the rear side. Unfortunately, it not waterproof like most flagships. The Nokia 8 is only splash proof (IP54 rating).
Hardware, Software & Performance
This smartphone has a very good performance profile. Its performance specs match those of other popular flagships.
The Nokia 8 is powered by a 2.45GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon -835 CPU coupled with 4GB of RAM. This is recipe for top-notch performance. This hardware arrangement makes this phone a very powerful one. It has what it takes to handle the most demanding tasks. In addition, this phone uses advanced cooling technology. It uses graphite and a fluid-cooled copper pipe to disperse generated heat evenly. With this phone, you will be able to run heavy applications for a long time without major heating problems.
This smartphone provides 64GB internal storage space. There is an SD card slot that you can use to expand storage space by up to 256GB.
Nokia 8 is powered by a 3090mAh no-removable battery. This smartphone supports quick charging – Quick Charge 3.0.
This phone runs Android v7.1.1 out-of-the box. You get a clean Android experience because there are no additional customizations. No bloatware! This means that you will always be able to get quicker updates. Upgrading to Android O will be fast.
The camera’s on the Nokia 8 sets it apart. This handset comes with a 13 megapixels Zeiss branded dual camera setup on the rear side; one is a bog-standard RGB 13MP sensor and the other is a monochrome f/2.0 13MP sensor. The two work together to produce bright images with great detail and punchy colors.
Another intriguing feature of this smartphone is referred to as ‘’boothie”. This is its ability to take photographs with both rear and front facing cameras at the same time. Both shots are put in one frame. This a great addition that can be quite helpful in YouTube, Facebook and Instagram live streams.
Nokia 8 Full Specs
|Dimensions||151.5mm x 73.7mm x 7.9mm|
|Body Material||Aluminum body, front glass|
|Extras||IP54 certified -splash proof|
|Size||5.3 inches (69.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Type||IPS-LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors|
|Resolution||1440 pixels x 2560 pixels (554PPI)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Operating System||Android v7.1.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android v8.0 Oreo|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|Micro SD Slot||Yes, up to 256GB-uses SIM 2 slot|
|Back||Dual: 13 Megapixels|
|Features||f/2.0, touch focus, face detection,phase detection & laser autofocus, HDR, panorama, geo-tagging, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, 2160p@30fps & 1080p@30fps video recording|
|Features||f/2.0, 2160p, PDAF|
|Alert types||Vibration, ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||with A-GPS, GALILEO,QZSS, GLONASS|
|USB||v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Talk-time||up to 29 hours|
|Web browsing-time||up-to 10 hours|