HMD Global chief executive Arto Nummela told iTWire at the Australian launch of its value 3, 5 and 6 range that it was considering a flagship but the unit volume is in the value to mid-range. Earlier reports suggested that this device was going to be called the Nokia 9.
"According to Winfuture News (translated) it will come with a 5.3 or 5.7", 2K 2560 x 1440, bezel-less screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 4/64GB and microSD, a dual Zeiss lens camera and will come in Blue, Steel, Gold/Blue and Gold/Copper. The HMD Global manufactured Nokia smartphones were still missing a flagship device - a defining smartphone.
Nokia 8 is further said to come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. WinFuture also reports that the Nokia 8 will come with dual-SIM cards in Europe, but the company is likely to offer the single SIM variant of the device as well. If you are not aware, HMD Global is a Finnish start-up company, which has the official permit to manufacture, distribute and sell Nokia-branded smartphones worldwide. There is no information about the battery of Nokia 8.
The publication, however, noted that the reported model could also be the Nokia 9 as it is also due for release in the second quarter of the year.
It could be either the Nokia 8 or the Nokia 9. Now it appears the Finnish company has finally made a decision to launch its first high-end phone, and it will be marketed as the Nokia 8.
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On the pricing front, Nokia 8 is expected to be priced at 589 Euros, which is rough around Rs 44,000.
Those users who want to the buy the all new phone have to first register on Amazon India and wait a month before the actual sales start. The launch date of the upcoming Nokia phone is said to be the 31st of July.
According to latest leaks of Nokia 8, the price of the phone is revealed too.
However, there are many leaks and rumours about the Nokia 8 from the last couple of months.
In terms of photography, the Nokia 8 is expected to feature a dual rear camera setup combined with two 13-megapixel sensors with autofocus, dual LED flash light and other useful features.