Nokia 8 with a Carl Zeiss dual-camera leaked, may launch on July 31: Report


Nokia 8 is rumored to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

Now that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are out there and on sale, the entire focus has now moved to the upcoming Nokia 8 and Nokia 9. Though there have been a few rumors that suggested that the Nokia 8 and Nokia 9 could actually be the same phones, but then they were rumors and nothing about it may be true. Among other rumors, we have come across a bunch of speculation about the phone, and the latest is a leak, which reveals the Nokia 8 sporting a dual camera setup with a Carl Zeiss lens.

A report by a German site WinFuture reveals Nokia 8 codenamed TA-1004, that suggests that the device could be launched as soon as this month. Further, the report believes that the Nokia 8 will likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, the same chip that’s at the heart of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and OnePlus 5. Naturally, that confirms previous rumors of Nokia 8 being the flagship smartphone for the company.

Also, following the recent Nokia and Zeiss partnership, the report claims that the upcoming Nokia 8 could feature a dual camera setup, powered by a lens from Carl Zeiss. Earlier this month, HMD Global announced an exclusive partnership with Zeiss to use its camera expertise on upcoming Nokia smartphones. ALSO READ: HMD Global announces partnership with ZEISS optics for future Nokia smartphones

Other than that, the report mentions that the Nokia 8 will feature a QHD 5.3-inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. The smartphones processor will be accompanied by 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage, which will be expandable using a microSD card. Although, it’s worth mentioning here that there have been some rumors that suggested the Nokia 8 with 6GB of RAM as well. That could possibly be another variant of the Nokia 8. The purported Nokia 8 in the reports has also been mentioned with a dual-SIM support, it is assumed that HMD Global also plans a single-SIM output, after all, this was also the case with the other new Nokia smartphones. ALSO READ: Nokia 8 leaked images hint at bezel-less display and iris scanner

Additionally, just yesterday, another WinFuture report surfaces online, which quoted the Nokia 8to be priced at 589 Euros, which is about Rs 44,000. The smartphone will initially only be launched in the European markets, eventually spreading out to other markets. As opposed to what we came across today, yesterday’s report suggested the Nokia 8 to sport a 5.7-inch 2K display. It also revealed that the smartphone may come in steel, blue, gold, and copper color options. It will run on Android Nougat 7.1.1 out-of-the-box. ALSO READ: Nokia 8 with 2K display and 13-megapixel dual rear camera setup to launch on July 31: report

For photography, the Nokia 8 has been rumored to be equipped with the dual rear camera setup featuring a pair of 13-megapixel lenses along with dual LED flash. While other details remain patchy, we have come to know from leaks in past that the smartphone will be offer support for Quick Charge 3.0 and will be bundled with a USB Type-C fast charger and a pair of earbuds for the 3.5mm audio jack. ALSO READ: Nokia 2, Nokia 7, Nokia 8 and Nokia 9 processors details leaked



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