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(Update) The Nokia 8 – formerly P, P1 and 9 - now has a confirmed reveal date.

After being known as the Nokia P, P1, and 9 for a while, a name for the device emerged; Nokia 8.

Release Date (Updated 27/07/2017)

Nokia have started sending out invites for the smartphone's reveal which will be taking place on August 16th.

Operating System

The phone will be released with Android Nougat 7.x, with the exact version unknown.

Design

At the moment, the design of the handset is unknown.

A video from CES 2017 has been leaked online showcasing the 8’s camera capabilities. However, it has since been confirmed that the video showed a different device.

Screen and Cameras

The size of Nokia 8’s screen is expected to be between 5.1 inches and 5.4 inches, and the display will have a QHD resolution. A market-leading 23MP Zeiss camera will allegedly be featured on the device, along with an 8MP front shooter.

Specification and Features

Rumours suggest that the Nokia 8 has been designed to compete with the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8, and the phone has the components to back it up. The handset will be powered by a Snapdragon 835, coupled with 6GB of RAM. The battery capacity is believed to be at least 3000mAh, and the phone will come with at least 32GB of storage.

New reports suggest that the phone will have two variants. One will come with a Snapdragon 835 and 6GB of RAM, while the other will have a Snapdragon 821 SoC, along with 4GB of RAM. Both processors are rumoured to be clocked at 2.4GHz.

Price (Updated 27/07/2017)

The release date of the device will likely be revealed or speculated on after the unveiling of the device, which is expected to start at roughly $700/£540/€600.

 

(article originally written 23/12/2017, latest update 27/07/2017)

Last modified on Thursday, 27 July 2017
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Sebastian Marcinkiewicz

Journalist and technology enthusiast specialising in smartphones and online security.

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