Nokia 8 premium smartphone powered by ZEISS optics : HMD Global, the home of Nokia smart devices, proudly announced the Nokia 8, a premium smartphone, designed for heavy content creators. The Nokia 8 brings three world-firsts to Android phones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. With premium mobile performance and Android at its heart beat, the Nokia 8 represents all the hallmarks of a true flagship Nokia phone. Be less Selfie, be more Bothie. The Nokia 8 is a true Bothie smartphone introducing the world-first Dual-Sight video to be livestreamed natively and in real-time to social platforms including YouTube and Facebook. Dual-Sight simultaneously harnesses both the front and rear cameras in a split screen visual for both pictures and videos.
Nokia Bothie smartphone
Be less Selfie, be more #Bothie is the new way to show off. There are two sides to every story and the Dual-Sight feature of Nokia 8 flagship device is designed to help you create and share the full picture.
The digital cameras on both sides of the Nokia 8 have been co-developed with ZEISS optics for an premium all round experience. Content creators can broadcast their unique Bothie stories to social media through the Dual-Sight functionality located within the camera app.
Nokia OZO Audio
The Nokia 8 is also the first smartphone to feature Nokia OZO Audio, placing exclusive Hollywood technology in the palm of your hand. OZO spatial 360° audio brings a fully immersive audio experience to your 4K video.
Leading-edge 360° audio capture ensures the playback lets you truly relive the moment so your memories never fade. With just one touch, this livestream capability gives the best mobile experiences for those who love to create and share special memories.
Nokia 8 smartphone
4.6mm thin at the edge and just 7.3mm slim on average, Nokia 8’s seamless unibody is precision milled from a single block of 6000 series aluminum and its pure design has been refined through a 40-stage process of machining, anodizing and polishing.
Select Nokia 8 models feature a high-gloss mirror finish that has taken over 20 hours to complete to achieve a flawless look. The new smartphone also features Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 835 processor platform and paired with the pure, secure and up to date Android experience ensures superior performance on the go. Nokia 8 is Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatible, meaning when your battery is running low you can get back to recording your important moments sooner.
The Nokia 8 has been designed from the ground up with the consumer in mind to deliver unique content capture and sharing experiences. This requires it to be as meticulously designed on the inside as it is on the outside.
Nokia keeps your phone cool
To keep your Nokia phone working harder for longer, the design, innovation and engineering teams worked hand-in-hand to deliver. The result is a full-length graphite shielded copper cooling pipe that dissipates the heat generated by the high performing system across the full length and breadth of the handset. The Nokia 8 runs cooler in even the most demanding situations.
Nokia smartphones always offer a pure Android experience, with no unnecessary apps slowing down the overall performance of your smartphone. With monthly security updates, the Nokia 8 is safe and up-to-date. Your mobile device is secured with biometric fingerprint authentication, delivering enhanced security and making Nokia 8 a versatile companion whatever your needs.
Nokia 8 accessories
Nokia offers a wide range of new accessories tailored to suit the active lifestyle of any Nokia 8 user. The new 8 works beautifully with the Nokia Active Wireless Headset - a lightweight, water, sweat, and dust proof premium headset.
Carved from aluminum for the perfect match, this headset features a beautiful diamond cut design. The full portfolio of accessories for Nokia smartphones includes a range of headsets, portable speakers, in-car chargers, protective cases and screen protectors.
Nokia 8 price & availability
Nokia 8 premium handset will be available in four colors: Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue and Steel and will be available at a global average retail price of €599 ($700 USD / £549 GBP) with roll out throughout September 2017.
HMD Global statement
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, said: "We know that fans are creating and sharing live content more than ever before, with millions of photos and videos shared every minute on social media. People are inspired by the content they consume and are looking for new ways to create their own. It’s these people who have inspired us to craft a flagship smartphone which perfectly balances premium design, an outstanding experience and powerful performance."