HMD Global recently launched its first flagship smartphone, the Nokia 8. The smartphone which was initially launched with 4GB of RAM has now been spotted on FCC (Federal Communications Commission) listing with bigger RAM and storage and a different model number. HMD Global has added a new variant to the FCC listing, where the Nokia 8 is spotted with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. According to a report by Nokia Power User, Nokia 8 will be launched with 6GB RAM and 128GB of onboard storage in the U.S. HMD Global is also bringing the ANT+ feature and WCDMA Band IV alongside the RAM and storage upgrade.
Nokia 8 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. The earlier launched mode comes equipped with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The storage on the device is expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. The smartphone features a 5.3-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels and a pixel density of 554ppi. All of this is backed by a 3,090mAh battery which charges faster with the help of Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The device runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will be soon updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.
On the optics front, the Nokia 8 comes with a 13-megapixel dual-camera setup at the back with f/2.0 aperture, laser and phase detection autofocus, optical image stabilization and a dual-tone LED flash. Up front, the phone sports a 13-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and phase detection autofocus.
HMD Global is all set to launch the flagship smartphone in India on September 26 for which they have already rolled out the media invites.