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Germany feels Nokia love, gets special Nokia 8 variant next month

A variant of the Nokia 8 with extra RAM and storage is coming to Germany. (Source: Nokia)
A variant of the Nokia 8 with extra RAM and storage is coming to Germany. (Source: Nokia)
German fans of the Nokia 8 are set to be the first to receive a special version of the device with a RAM upgrade to 6 GB. The new variant will also get 128 GB of storage space as well when it hits the country on October 20.
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HMD has a nice present for fans of its new flagship Nokia 8 in Germany. The country has been singled out to receive a special variant of the device first with 6 GB of RAM on board along with 128 GB of storage. It will be available on October 20 although only in the Polished Blue color with a price premium of €90 over the regular 4 GB/64 GB model. This brings its price up to €669, which is still competitive for a flagship Android device.

The Nokia 8 runs a Snapdragon 835 SoC, which is found in most current high-end Android devices. That said, most flagship devices running the 835 are pairing it with 4 GB of RAM, so the RAM upgrade helps the new Nokia 8 variant stand out from the crowd a little more as a result. The device is currently running a stock version of Android 7.1.1. Nougat out of the box with a planned upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo coming soon.

There is currently no word about when this beefed up version of the Nokia 8 will reach other markets. When it does, it will likely be competing against the next generation Google Pixel 2 models in addition to the competition from Samsung's Galaxy S8 and the One Plus 5. Of these, only the Google Pixel models will be running a stock version of Android, albeit the very latest. The Pixel 2s will, however, be substantially more expensive than the Nokia 8. 

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Sanjiv Sathiah
Sanjiv Sathiah - Senior Tech Writer - 1293 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
I have been writing about consumer technology over the past ten years, previously with the former MacNN and Electronista, and now Notebookcheck since 2017. My first computer was an Apple ][c and this sparked a passion for Apple, but also technology in general. In the past decade, I’ve become increasingly platform agnostic and love to get my hands on and explore as much technology as I can get my hand on. Whether it is Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, Nintendo, Xbox, or PlayStation, each has plenty to offer and has given me great joy exploring them all. I was drawn to writing about tech because I love learning about the latest devices and also sharing whatever insights my experience can bring to the site and its readership.
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Sanjiv Sathiah, 2017-09-25 (Update: 2017-09-26)