Nokia has released a new smartphone, Nokia 8, and it is the best so far from the electronics firm. Here at TechAppeala, we have already come across the phone, and we have reviewed it. Read the Nokia 8 review below to see the phone’s price in Kenya and all its specs and features.
Nokia 8 Screen, Display and Size
The smartphone comes with a 5.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen is multi-touch, and has 16M colors and a pixel density of 554 ppi. The screen-to-body ratio is 69.4% and the resolution stands at 1440 x 2560 pixels.
Other screen features include Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and Always-on Display.
The dimensions are 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm while the weight is 160grams.
The back camera is dual 13MP (with f/2.0, laser and phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS and dual-LED flash) while the front one is 13MP (with f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, 1.12 µm pixel size and 2160p).
The video are created at 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30fps while the sound is recorded at 24-bit/192kHz. Other camera features include 1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama.
Storage, Processor and OS
The RAM is 4GB while the internal memory is 64GB (other variants have 6GB RAM and 128GB storage). The phone also supports a microSD (used on SIM 2 slot) with a capacity of up to 256GB. The processor is Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz Kryo and 4×1.8 GHz Kryo).
Concerning chipset and GPU, the phone comes with a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 and Adreno 540 respectively.
For the SIM card, the smartphone has a single SIM (Nano-SIM) or hybrid dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). The operating system is Android 7.1.1 (Nougat).
First, the supported networks include GSM (2G), HSPA (3G) and LTE (4G).
Second, Nokia 8 comes with USB 3.1 (type-C 1.0 reversible connector). In addition, it comes with fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer sensors.
Other connectivity features include Bluetooth 5.0 (with A2DP and LE) and Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot and Wi-Fi Direct).
The messaging features include SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail and also IM.
Moreover, the Nokia phone comes with GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS and BDS), NFC, GPRS and also HTML5.
The features here include 3.5 mm Jack (with active noise cancellation and dedicated mic, 24-bit/192kHz and Nokia OZO), vibration, MP3 and WAV ringtones and also loud speaker.
Other related features include (MP4 and H.264 player), (MP3, WAV, FLAC, eAAC+ player), ANT+ support, photo and video editor and also document editor.
Nokia 8 Battery
The battery is a non-removable Li-Po, and its capacity is 3090mAh. It supports fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).
Material and Color
The material is toughened plastic, with some metal accents. The body cover resists dust and water and supports IP54. The popular colors include tempered blue, polished blue, steel and also polished copper.
Nokia 8 Price in Kenya
So how much is Nokia 8? Well, the new smartphone costs between KSh. 60,000 and KSh. 65,000 ($600 and $650). This price is slightly lower compared to Sony Xperia XZ1 which is a similar phone.
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