As we all know, Nokia is back again to rule the market.
Who else remembers using those small yet robust Nokia devices in our childhood?
Playing snake on it and other small games, and we used to drop it and yet it never broke.
Ahh, that nostalgia!
The Good news is that Nokia is back and is here to stay!
In the current market, Nokia has released 6 phones in the past year starting from the iconic 3310 to Nokia 2, moving on to Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and the flagship Nokia 8.
Speaking of flagships, The Nokia 8 was launched in the month of October last year. It was launched to compete with Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and OnePlus 5T.
It’s currently priced at around ₹36,000/- which is roughly around $560.
It is in available in 4 different colors ranging from Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and Polished Copper.
Speaking of specifications,
These are the specifications of Nokia 8:
- Processor: 2.45 GHz Octa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 835.
- RAM: 4 GB
- GPU: Adreno 540
- ROM: 64 GB expandable up to 256GB via SD card
- Display: 5.3 inches 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution IPS LCD screen with 2.5D Curved Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) 554 PPI
- Camera: Dual rear 13 MP + 13 MP and 13 MP front camera.
- Battery: 3090 mAh
- Os: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
- Sensors: Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, barometer, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor
- Other features: Splashproof, IP54 rating, fingerprint scanner
The specification sheet clearly shows that it’s a worthy competitor to OnePlus 5T and Mi Mix 2.
What’s Nokia planning for 2018?
Well, According to the rumors, HMD Global ( The brand which manages Nokia) is planning to launch Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 2018 edition this January 19.
HMD Global is planning an event in China this Jan 19th wherein they’re scheduled to announce their new devices for 2018. Do keep in mind that these are just rumors, and HMD Global hasn’t confirmed anything from their side yet.
Nokia 9 will, of course, be the main star of the show but what’s interesting to look forward, would be the Nokia 8 2018 version.
As per the leaked images of Nokia 9, It is said to come in 3 different colors, black, blue and silver. As the phone is launching in China first, Nokia is said to do some customizations to the O.S keeping the Chinese market in mind.
Like replacing Google Services with other Chinese alternatives.etc
Any rumored specifications:
Going by the leaks, Nokia 9 is said to sport a 5.5-inch QHD display with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space. It may also come in a cheaper variant of 64GB ROM.
Nokia 8 2018 and Nokia 9 are said to come with similar specifications as Nokia 8 but with an addition of another camera and features such as ip67 rating.etc
As 18:9 is the emerging trend of the hour, they are said to sport the Snapdragon 835 processor with 18:9 displays.
Price Of Nokia 9:
Now coming to the most interesting part, Pricing of this device would be above 35,000/- as in the current market, it’s predecessor Nokia 8 is priced at that range.
Once HMD Global launches these phones in China, they are expected to hit the Indian shelves after few months as phone’s that are launched in China, don’t come to India anytime soon.
We might find out if this is true soon, as there’s a good chance the next Nokia phones will be announced at MWC 2018 in late February.