Nokia 8 | Release Date Price, Features, Rumors and Specs of Nokia 8

Based on the rumors online, Nokia 8 is all set to get launched by HMD at MWC 2017 with a hefty price tag and unbelievable specifications and features. Robust configuration, ample storage, awesome cameras and good sensor options, all make it a must-have device to dominate the era of futuristic Smart Phones. The press conference of HMD GLOBAL’s Mobile World Congress was already conducted and over and no indication for the launch of most controversial Nokia 8 was seen.

Instead, the company has wrapped the conference with the launch of 3 reasonable Android powered Smart Phones, Nokia 3, 5 and 6, along with its basic retro style Nokia 3310. This indicates that Nokia 8 which is also popularly referred as Nokia P1 is likely to have its own launch event soon. Below everything has been rounded up about Nokia 8 based on the rumors and expectations hovering online, but HMD has confirmed that Nokia 8 is likely to get launched in the second quarter of 2017.

Nokia 8 Release Date, Price and Specs:

Nokia 8

As already mentioned, there is no such sign of Nokia 8 launch and the company has not yet revealed the release date in their latest MWC press conference. But the company is likely to organize an individual launch event for Nokia 8 by the second quarter of 2017.

Nokia 8 is likely to get launched with a hefty price tag and it won’t be cheaper if the rumors are to be believed. The model would come with 128GB variants and it will reportedly be priced around $779, while the other variant with 256GB would have the price tag of around $900. There is no confirmation yet whether the models would come with 5.2inch screen or 5.5inch, for which you need to wait for the updates from HMD.

Launch Date: March 31, 2017 (Unofficial)
SIM Size: SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Micro
Network: 4G
Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
Screen Size: 5.7 inches
Colours: Black
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Processor: Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo)
Internal Memory: 64 GB
Resolution: 24 MP Primary Camera
Battery: 3000 mAh

Specifications Based on Rumors of Nokia 8:


The new Nokia P1 or Nokia 8 would come with IP68 water and dust resistance and it is believed that it will be available in two variants, of which one will have a 5.2-inch screen, while other will have the 5.5inch screen, each with QHD 2560×1440 AMOLED displays.

The body design of Nokia 8 would be unique and designed with Sharp Aquos P1. If the rumors are to be believed, then it is for sure that the upcoming flagship from Nokia would be powered with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, thus making it the high-end phone for today’s generation with a powerful processor.

According to some sources online, the new Nokia 8 would come with a powerful primary camera with LED flash, but still, there is no confirmation about the sensor technology of the phone. The phone may have a 24MP primary camera, while the secondary camera would be of 12MP.

Although it is a stretch, but the new Nokia 8 will be compatible with the latest Google’s Daydream VR because the AMOLED technology integrated is capable of achieving low-latency VR requirements.

As far as software and technology are concerned, Nokia 8 is likely to run and powered by Google’s Android 7.0 Nougat version with HMD’s customized Z Launcher on top. This is only made available for the existing Android gadgets in beta for some time. It really works efficiently to learn the mobile habits and enabling the users to make most out of their applications, contacts to the top of the pile.

Final Verdict:

Although the exact release date and price of Nokia 8 was not yet confirmed, but it is for sure that it would be the latest addition to Nokia series with class performance. On the concluding notes, Nokia 8 after its launch would be the winner in every aspect.

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