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Nokia 8 specs - a full flagship in every way that matters

The first Nokia Android flagship has arrived. What about the Nokia 8 specs, is this a true flagship? In short yes, but the specs table can do the talking!

Published onAugust 16, 2017

Nokia 8 specs

The Nokia 8 finally gives us a Nokia-powered flagship Android phone after all the years of dreaming! So what exactly powers the new Nokia 8? Looking at the Nokia 8 specs, at the phone’s core sits a Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB RAM. There’s also a powerful 13MP dual-camera configuration, and more.

Instead of writing out everything in a big list, this handy Nokia 8 specs table can do a lot of the talking for us:

Display5.3-inch IPS LCD display
2560 x 1440 resolution
554 ppi
700 nts of brightness
Corning Glass 5, 2.5D glass
Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (4* 2.45 GHz Qualcomm Kryo + 4* 1.8 GHz Kryo)

Adreno 540
64 GB
microSD support up to 256 GB
Rear camera: 13 MP (Color + OIS) + 13 MP (Mono) with ZEISS optics, 1.12 μm, f/2.0 aperture, 76.9-degree view, PDAF, IR range finder, dual-tone flash

Front camera: 13MP PDAF, 1.12 μm, f/2.0 aperture, 78.4-degree view, display flash
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA: 1, 2, 5, 8
TDS-CDMA: 34, 39
LTE:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41

Network speed: LTE Cat. 9, 3CA, 450Mbps DL/50Mbps UL
USB Type-C
USB3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
3.5 mm headphone jack
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO)
Bluetooth 5.0
Water resistance
No, but splash-proof rating of IP54
Extra features
Dual or single SIM, front-mounted fingerprint scanner
3,090 mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0
Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Android O 'coming soon'
Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue, and Steel
Dimensions and weight
151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm
160 g

As you can see, while the Nokia 8’s design might be considered slightly dated to it due to the lack of a wide display and other little extras like waterproofing, the core specs here are every bit as good as the Galaxy S8 and other high-end flagships.

You get the latest processor, a dual cam, a high performance front cam, pure Android, and you get the bragging rights of owning a nostalgia-inducing Nokia flagship. But is it enough? Let us know your thoughts on the phone’s specs and features down in the comments below.

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