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Nokia 8 has officially launched at Malaysia at RM2299 today!

With a great hype and anticipation of the Nokia best flagship of 2017, Nokia Malaysia has finally unveiled their finest smartphone with a dual rear camera from ZEISS – the Nokia 8. The smartphone and the brand itself has build up thousands of hype across the globe when the brand is relived, and this time, the Nokia 8 shares the identical spec with the international variant but only priced at RM2299, making it one of the best value premium smartphone to date.

Nokia 8 specifications:

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  • 5.3 inches 2K IPS LCD display
  • Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4GB RAM+64GB ROM
  • 13MP front facing camera/ F2.0 aperture
  • 13MP Dual rear camera by ZEISS/OIS / F2.0 aperture
  • 3090mAh battery with QC3.0
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Support Nokia OZO spatical 360° audio
  • Android 7.1.1 
  • 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9mm
  • 145g
  • Available in glossy bronze, glossy blue, matte blue and matte silver

RRP:RM2299

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The Nokia 8 offers a unibody metal design inherited from the Nokia 5. It offers certain features that current flagships offers today, such as the 2.5D front display panel. Unfortunately, the Nokia 5 is only IP54 water resistant certified, thus not able to compete with other water resistant smartphones from Sony and Samsung.

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However, it doesn’t seems so bad when it comes to the display. The Nokia 5 offers a 5.3 inches WQHD (2K) display at 554ppi and it is strengthened with Gorilla Glass 5 from Corning, making it durable from metal scratches. Its display can lit up to 700 nits, a brightness which makes the display panel visible even under bright sun.

Nokia 8’s display also offers a similar & unremarkable feature as the Always-on Display where Nokia named it as Glance Screen. The Glance Screen display information on the time, date, missed calls & emails and Nokia has a plan to integrate support for social apps notifications.

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As the international Nokia 8 comes with 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM variant, the Malaysian Nokia 8 model does only comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB on-board storage. Nonetheless, the Snapdragon 835 gives hassle-free user experience and decent performance for those who seek power form the Nokia 8. It also comes preloaded with Android 7.1.1 and expected for Android 8 upgrade soon.

 

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With their recent collaboration with ZEISS, the Nokia 8 is the world first smartphone with ZEISS dual rear camera set up. It is composed of 13MP monochromatic lens and colour lens and pictures taken were combined to form a stunningly vivid and clear image.

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On the other hand, Nokia also brings their new OZO Audio technology into their best Android smartphone. The OZO Audio offers immersive surround rich audio recording with the 3 in built microphones in your 4K video recording with the Nokia 8.

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With selfie making the primary use of the front facing camera of most smartphone today, Nokia is bringing in a revolution in how we take pictures. The Nokia new image mode called “Bothie” offers your audience a look on your environment from rear camera and express yourself with the selfie camera.

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Lastly, the Nokia 8 will be priced at RM2299 and available at all authorized Nokia retail store nationwide.

 

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Alex Wee

Alex Wee

A smartphone addict, IT and InfoSec enthusiast. Contact me at [email protected]