Nokia 8 Gets a Rs. 8,000 Price Cut in India, Nokia 5 Price Slashed Rs. 1,000
Nokia 5 and Nokia 8 prices in India have been revised. While the Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant, which was launched in the country in last November at Rs. 13,499 as an upgrade over the original Nokia 5 2GB variant, is now available at Rs. 12,499, the Nokia 8 that was debuted at Rs. 36,999 in last October now comes with a price tag of Rs. 28,999. The revised prices will be effective starting Thursday. Nokia 8 Gets a Rs. 8,000 Price Cut in India, Nokia 5 Price Slashed Rs. 1,000.
Nokia 5 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 5 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is upgradable to Android Oreo. The smartphone features a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS LCD panel with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Further, it is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF lens and dual-tone flash. The smartphone has 16GB internal storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). In terms of connectivity, the Nokia 5 has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. Besides, the smartphone packs a 3000mAh battery.
Nokia 8 specifications
The Nokia 8, on the other hand, is so far the company’s flagship offering. The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 8 originally came with Android 7.1 Nougat but received Android 8.0 Oreo recently. It has a 5.3-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
On the part of imaging, the Nokia 8 comes with a dual rear camera setup that includes two 13-megapixel image sensors – one as an RGB sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS), while the other one has a monochrome sensor. Both sensors have an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens and accompanied with a dual-tone LED flash and an IR rangefinder. The front of the Nokia 8 sports a 13-megapixel camera sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 78.4-degree wide-angle lens.
All three cameras come with Carl Zeiss optics. Also, the smartphone comes preloaded with a ‘bothie’ feature that allows users to capture photos or videos using the front and rear camera setups simultaneously. The Nokia 8 comes with 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v3.1), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The flagship Nokia handset also has onboard sensors, including an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.