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Nokia 8 grabs a massive price cut of Rs. 8,000, Nokia 5 price dropped by Rs. 1,000

By The Mobile 360 on February 4, 2018
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HMD Global, the Finnish company has slashed the price of its flagship offering the Nokia 8 by a massive price cut of Rs. 8,000. the device which was launched at Rs. 36,999 in India is now available for just Rs. 28,999. the company has also slashed the pricing of its mid-range offering The Nokia 5 3GB variant by Rs 1,000 making the device now available for just Rs, 12,499 from its original price of Rs. 13,499.

The move comes before the company launches its new 2018 smartphone line-up of Nokia smartphones at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, which is scheduled to start from February 26 in Barcelona.

Nokia 8 Specification

The Nokia 8 sports a aluminium unibody built after under going a rigorous 40-stage process of machining, anodizing and polishing to maintain its distinctive and flawless design. it comes with splash proof rating of IP54 and features a 5.3-inch IPS Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) 2K polarized display with Pixel Density of 554 PPI, 700 nits of brightness, Nokia‘s trademark Glace Screen, 2.5D curved glass and is protected by sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top. under-the-hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile platform (4x cores clocked @ 2.5GHz Qualcomm Kryo + 4x cores clocked @ 1.8GHz Kryo) which is engineered to deliver exceptionally longer battery life and is built with a full-length copper cooling pipe with graphite shield to dissipate system heat across the full body of the device. the powerhouse CPU is paired with Adreno 540 GPU for improved and superior graphics performance and 4GB LPPDDR4X of RAM to handle all Multi-tasking on the go.

The Nokia 8 runs on the latest and purest form of Android  operating system,  Android 7.1.1 Nougat update out-of-the box and has recently grab the Android O update. it is packed with 64GB of internal storage and also supports storage expansion up-to 256GB via MicroSD card support along with UFS 2.1 – the device is backed by a non-removable 3,090 mAh Battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0. the Nokia 8 is also the first ever phone to feature Nokia OZO spatial 360° audio built in to its core. the technology emphasize the right sounds while reducing ambient sounds or background noise. it is also capable of capturing 4K videos.

EDITOR PICKS  Nokia smartphones to feature ZEISS optics

On the optics front, the device features a 13-megapixel dual image-fusion rear camera, both colour and monochrome sensors with ZEISS optics, 1.12um pixels, optical image stabilization, 76.9 degree-view, F/2.0 aperture, (PDAF) Phase Detection AutoFocus, IR range finder and Dual Tone Flash. on the front, there’s also an wide-angle 13-megapixel front facing selfie shooter with ZEISS optics, (PDAF) Phase Detection AutoFocus, 1.12um pixels, F/2.0 aperture, 78.4 degree-view, and Display flash.

On the connectivity front, the option includes Hybrid Dual SIM (1 nano-SIM slot + 1 nano-SIM or 1 MicroSD card slot), 4G LTE (LTE Cat. 9, 3CA, 450Mbps DL/50Mbps UL), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/AGPS, NFC, 3.5mm Audio Jack, 3-mics, USB Type C, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5GBPS) – it also on-boards sensor including Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, and Barometer. the device is available in Gloss Blue, Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel, & Polished Copper Colour Variant and it measures at  151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm.

Nokia 5 Specification

The Nokia 5 bears a 5.2 Inch IPS LCD HD Display (1280 x 720, 16:9) with 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass, 500 nits brightness and Sunlight visibility improvement. it is powered by an Octa-Core 1.4Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 mobile platform paired with Adreno 505 GPU and 3GB of RAM. the device runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is upgradable to Android Oreo update. it is packed with 16GB on-board storage and supports storage expansion up-to  128 GB via MicroSD card.

On the optics front, the device sports a 13-Megapixel Rear Camera with Phase Detection AutoFocus , 1.12um Pixel Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture and Dual tone flash. on the front, there’s an 8-Megapixel with AutoFocus, 1.12um Pixel Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture and 84 degrees field-of-view.

EDITOR PICKS  HMD Global is expected to launch the Global version of Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 along with the iconic Nokia 3310 at MWC 2017 later this month.

The device is backed by an 3,000 mAh battery and includes connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth 4.1. it also on-boards sensors including Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, E-compass, Fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor, Gyroscope,  and Proximity sensor. the device measures at  149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm and is available in Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black and Copper colour options.

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