Nokia 8 goes on sale in India for Rs. 36,999


The Nokia 8 is finally available for purchase in India. It is now available for purchase only from offline stores across the country via Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika, BigC and more. It has been priced at Rs. 36,999, and comes in Polished Blue. Tempered Blue and Polished Copper (available later). It will also be available online from Amazon India starting tomorrow, October 14. 

Launch offers: Jio customers will get up to 100GB (10GB for 10 recharges) additional 4G data with recharge of Rs. 309 or above, till August 31, 2018. 

Commenting on the release, Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global, said: 

"Our consumers are always exploring new ways to create and share content. It’s these creative content creators who inspired us to craft a smartphone with them in mind. That’s why we’ve worked to bring three world firsts – the debut collaboration with ZEISS, OZO spatial 360° Audio, and real-time live streaming using Dual-Sight mode.The Nokia 8 is there much more than a beautiful device, it is an experience like none other." 

Specifications of Nokia 8
The Nokia 8 comes with 5.3-inch QHD LCD display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU and 4GB RAM. On-board storage is 64GB, and is expandable via microSD card. It runs Android Nougat out of the box, and will get Android Oreo before the end of this year.


For photography, the Nokia 8 flaunts dual 13MP cameras (Color + Monochrome sensor) at its rear, with Carl Zeiss optics. It offers OIS (optical image stabilization) and 4K video recording). For selfies you get a 13MP shooter at the front that is capable of recording 4K videos.  The phone's camera app comes with a feature called "Dual-Sight" mode (boathie), that lets you use both front and back cameras simultaneously for split-screen photos and video. This feature also lets you stream directly to Facebook and YouTube Live as well in real-time.

Connectivity duties of Nokia 8 is handled by dual-SIM slots (hybrid), 4G LTE, VoLTE, WiFi 802.l1ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack and GPS. A 3090mAh battery backed by Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0 runs the show. It also features Nokia OZO surround sound for 3D audio capture, fingerprint scanner and IP54 water resistance rating.
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