Nokia 8 Gets a Rs. 8,000 Price Cut in India, Nokia 5 Price Slashed Rs. 1,000

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Nokia 8, the flagship smartphone of HMD Global at the moment, has received a steep Rs. 8,000 price cut in India. The Nokia 8 price in India at the time of its launch in last October was Rs. 36,999, but has now dropped to Rs. 28,999. This move comes just weeks before a slew of Nokia phones, including the Nokia 8 (2018) model, is expected to make an appearance at the company's event at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona. Along with the Nokia 8, the affordable Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant has received a price cut as well, going down from Rs. 13,499 to Rs. 12,499.

Nokia 8 specifications

The Nokia 8, on the other hand, is so far the company's flagship offering. The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 8 originally came with Android 7.1 Nougat but received Android 8.0 Oreo recently. It has a 5.3-inch QHD (1440x2560 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The handset also has an IP54-rated build that is splash-resistant. Plus, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, paired with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.

On the part of imaging, the Nokia 8 comes with a dual rear camera setup that includes two 13-megapixel image sensors - one as an RGB sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS), while the other one has a monochrome sensor. Both sensors have an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens and accompanied with a dual-tone LED flash and an IR rangefinder. The front of the Nokia 8 sports a 13-megapixel camera sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 78.4-degree wide-angle lens. All three cameras come with Carl Zeiss optics. Also, the smartphone comes preloaded with a 'bothie' feature that allows users to capture photos or videos using the front and rear camera setups simultaneously. There is additionally OZO Audio tech on board for spatial 360-degree audio recording that uses three built-in microphones.


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