Nokia 8 Lands in PH for Php29,990; Features OZO Audio and Dual-Sight Camera Co-Developed with ZEISS

Ciara Alarcon
Nokia 8 Lands in PH for Php29,990; Features OZO Audio and Dual-Sight Camera Co-Developed with ZEISS
Nokia 8 Lands in PH for Php29,990; Features OZO Audio and Dual-Sight Camera Co-Developed with ZEISS

HMD Global, the new home of Nokia phones, launches in the Philippines their latest flagship Android smartphone, the Nokia 8.

Co-developed with ZEISS, the Nokia 8 is equipped with 13-megapixel front and rear cameras that can run simultaneously. It can display images in split-screen mode, too. With this, the brand’s flagship device is the first Android smartphone that features Dual-Sight Camera, enabling users to capture photos or livestream videos by using both rear and front shooters at the same time.

Nokia 8
Nokia 8

It is also the first device that sports OZO audio, which enables the phone to deliver immersive 360-degree spatial surround sound that complements 4K videos.

Meanwhile, the Nokia 8 is encased in an aluminum unibody protected by copper cooling pipes for better heat dissipation. It boasts a 5.3-inch QHD IPS display, too, and is equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 to protect it against the usual scratches. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with 2.5GHz octa core processor paired with Adreno 540 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, and runs on Android Nougat with a confirmed update to Android version.

See Also: HMD Global Promises to Upgrade All Nokia Smartphones to Android 8.0 Oreo

"Nokia's latest innovation reflects its commitment to connect people with technology that breaks new ground while reinforcing old foundations. The Nokia 8 combines premium design and powerful performance to enable smartphone users to create and share experiences in many new ways. We are excited about the positive feedback about Nokia smartphones and look forward to engaging the country's robust mobile phone market even more in the coming days," Shannon Mead, Country Manager, said.

Now available in Tempered Blue and Polished Blue variants, the Nokia 8 has a price tag of Php29,990.

Nokia 8 Specs:

  • Dual Nano SIM, dual standby, supports LTE connectivity
  • 5.3-inch IPS capacitive QHD (2560x1440) touchscreen display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • IP54-certified
  • Dimensions: 151.5mm x 73.7mm x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 160 grams
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 64-bit Octa-core Kyro CPU (4x 2.45GHz + 4x 1.9GHz), Adreno 540 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • Dual 13MP f/2.0 PDAF OIS main camera with laser auto focus and dual-tone flash, 4K video recording
  • 13MP f/2.0 secondary camera, 1080p video recording
  • Multimedia player
  • Nokia OZO 360-audio recording
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • USB 3.1, Type-C
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • Sensors: fingerprint, light, proximity, gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetic, compass, heart rate
  • Battery: 3090mAh Li-Ion, non-removable, supports Quick Charge 3.0
  • Colors: Polished Blue, Polished Copper, Tempered Blue and Steel
  • Price: Php29,990

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