Update: The Nokia 8 has formally released, meaning we now have a variety of verified information regarding the gadget, most of which align completely with previous leakages. Review on to figure out more.

Also, remain tuned for upgraded information, attributes and the Nokia 8 launch day, which we’ll upgrade as quickly as we understand ourselves.

HMD Global, the business behind the renewal of Nokia phones, may have 2 front runners coming this year, although the Nokia 9 is possibly still months away.

The Nokia 8 has been formally disclosed by HMD Worldwide, confirming a number of the leaked information we’d previously reported.

From the design, to the specs, as well as the rate as well as likely launch date, here’s everything you require to understand about the following Nokia front runner, the Nokia 8.

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Cut to the chase

  • What is it? A flagship Nokia phone
  • When is it out? September 2017
  • What will it cost? Rumored to be around £465/$605 (AU$899 and €599 pricing confirmed)

Nokia 8 release date and price

Hottest leaks:

  • Launching on August 16 (August 17 in Australia)
  • Undercuts other flagships

The Nokia 8 has launched, and as promised by HMD Worldwide at its launch event, “the following turning point for Nokia phones” has been revealed.

As for just how much it will cost, Australian rates has been verified at AU$ 899. In Europe, the Nokia 8 has actually been priced at €599 (around £547/$705). 

We’d previously heard that it may be less costly, at around $470/£360/ AU$ 595. We currently recognize that is certainly not the case. 

We do not have an exact launch date yet, though Australian preorders will open on August 18 with a confirmed release at some time in September.

TechRadar’s take: Nokia 8 preorders will certainly open up in Australia on August 18 (with other areas expected to comply with match) for an as yet unspecified September launch at a validated rate of AU$ 899/€599 (around £547/$705).

Nokia 8 screen


  • A 5.3-inch edge-to-edge screen
  • A QHD resolution

We currently have confirmation that the Nokia 8 will certainly have a QHD IPS LCD screen, with the current rumors that it will have a 5.3-inch display screen making use of 2.5 D curved glass confirming entirely precise. We currently likewise recognize that the display flaunts a display illumination of 700 nits.

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We’ve additionally seen photos of the phone (including one unintentionally posted by Nokia itself), revealing that it’s likely to have an edge-to-edge display screen, but that the leading and lower bezels could be larger than we’ve come to anticipate from recent flagships.

TechRadar’s take: Validated: The Nokia 8 will certainly have a 5.3-inch QHD IPS LCD present with 2.5 D rounded glass. 

Nokia 8 design


  • A slim unibody metal shell

We’d previously seen pictures supposedly revealing the Nokia 8 in the flesh, as you could see below in a shiny copper color. While we don’t understand regarding a copper shade (just Steel and Tempered Blue have actually been revealed so far), we can confirm that the build revealed in these images is correct.

There’s a dual-lens camera on the back (even more concerning that listed below), while listed below the screen there’s a residence switch with a finger print scanner, together with ‘back’ and ‘recent’ secrets. The Nokia 8 likewise has a splash-proof IP54 rating.

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Above the screen you’ll locate a little, barely noticeable Nokia logo design to the right of the speaker as well as front-facing electronic camera, as well as the right side residences both the power as well as volume buttons.

It’s quite a premium layout, however one that’s probably doing not have the style of some flagship phones like the Samsung Galaxy S8 or HTC U11. As we mentioned previously, the large top as well as lower bezels go against the currently little-to-no bezel trend exhibited by the Crucial Phone and also which is reported for the iPhone 8.

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One previous leakage showed small bezels over and also listed below the display screen, without any physical home switch. We can currently verify that this does not mirror the Nokia 8’s design.

However, it could in fact be revealing the Nokia 9, which is believed to have an all-screen front, as you could see in the leaked diagram below, which apparently reveals both handsets.

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A seller has additionally noted the phone, recommending it will come in blue, steel, gold/blue and also gold/copper.

We can currently likewise confirm that unlike the Micro USB-sporting Nokia 3/5/6, the Nokia 8 has a USB Type-C port. It’s also got a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

TechRadar’s take: The Nokia 8 has a metal unibody layout with quantity and power keys on the right side of the device, with a front-facing fingerprint scanner and also back and also recents keys on either side of it. It also has a splash-proof IP54 rating. It also has a USB Type-C adapter as well as a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Nokia 8 camera and battery


  • A dual-lens 13MP cam (shade + OIS) + 13MP (black and white)
  • 13MP front-facing camera 
  • Made in partnership with Zeiss

Confirming what most leakages have actually shown us, the Nokia 8 has a dual-lens 13MP cam (13MP color + OIS + 13MP monochrome) made in partnership with Zeiss.

That’s the same video camera brand name as powered Nokia mobiles of old, and it’s already been validated that HMD Global (the company behind Nokia’s brand-new phones) has actually partnered with the brand.

It has been exposed that of the device’s huge photo marketing points is called the “bothie”, which at the same time takes a picture with both the device’s front and back video cameras. This permits you to record both what you’re dealing with, and also your response to it. This could additionally be done in video clip mode. 

We’d previously reported that the Nokia 8 would certainly support quick charging, which has actually now been validated, with its 3,090 mAh battery making the most of Qualcomm Quick Fee 3.0 compatibility. 

TechRadar’s take: A dual-lens 13MP Zeiss video camera has been confirmed, putting it according to a lot of flagship mobile phone cameras.

Nokia 8 internal specs and OS


  • A Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of storage (microSD as much as 256GB)

A recent image leakage showed a number of the Nokia 8’s apparent specifications onscreen, including a Snapdragon 835 chipset as well as 4GB of RAM. We can now validate those details to be completely precise. You could see that image below. An octa-core (4 x 2.45 GHz Qualcomm® Kryo + 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo) processor has actually been officially revealed.


HMD Global has validated a Snapdragon 835 chipset for the Nokia 8. That’s the very same premium cpu you’ll find in the similarity the HTC U11 as well as Sony Xperia XZ Premium.

It likewise has 4GB of RAM, making it undeniably a flagship. It’s obtained 64GB of storage with a microSD card port permitting an additional 25GB. As was previously rumored, the Nokia 8 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

TechRadar’s take: As expected, the Nokia 8 sports a variety of front runner specifications, including a Snapdragon 835 chipset: octa-core (4 x 2.45 GHz Qualcomm® Kryo + 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo) processor, 4GB of RAM and also 64GB of storage (microSD approximately 266GB).

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