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Nokia 8

Specifications

Nokia 8
Nokia 8
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.3 inch 16:9, 2560x1440 pixel 554 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD up to 256GB, NFC, Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate, 3.1, Type-C 1.0
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, HSPA, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 151.5 x 73.7 ( = 0.31 x 5.96 x 2.9 in)
Battery
3090 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, 1.12um, dual-LED (dual tone) flash,
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4˚, display flash
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
160 g ( = 5.64 oz / 0.35 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
579 Euro

 

Average Score: 79.67% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 32 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 92%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Nokia 8

90% Nokia 8: Full, in-depth review
Source: Good Gear Guide English
It’s easy to imagine an alternate reality where another, lesser, version of this device coasts along on the novelty of the Nokia brand. However, that’s not the case with the Nokia 8 that HMD have brought to market. There’s so much more to like about the Nokia 8 than just the mere nostalgia factor behind it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Nokia 8
Source: T Break English
The Nokia 8 is a new chapter for the company’s re-entry into the premium smartphone segment. The device looks elegant and packs the fastest hardware available for this year. Although, the large bezels are going to be a problem for those who were expecting a great alternative for the Galaxy S8. That said, it’s good to see that Nokia’s first Android flagship is the world’s first to feature a dual-lens ZEISS camera. The new “Bothie” function is something we will have to wait and see if users are willing to use in the long run.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% performance: 90% workmanship: 80%
Nokia 8 review
Source: GSM Arena English
It's not by a stroke of luck that Nokia 8 is where it is today. It's hard work, respect of tradition and putting years of knowledge and experience to good use. It's long-standing partnerships too - like that with Zeiss.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/25/2017
Nokia 8
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The success of the Nokia 8 will come down to price, which currently sits at €599. If that translates to around £549, it’s immediately taking on the OnePlus 5, and I’m not entirely convinced that’s a battle the Nokia 8 can win.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/21/2017
70% Nokia 8 Review: Is Nokia’s first Android flagship a true contender?
Source: Recombu English
Overall, the Nokia 8 is a solid flagship device. Some smart hardware and a bit of vanilla Android marry together for a pleasing enough everyday user experience. And while the dual-lens camera isn’t the best out there, it’s perfectly good for capturing treasured memories (although a software update or two wouldn’t go amiss).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Hands-on: Nokia 8, Nokia's first flagship Android smartphone
Source: Hardware Zone English
In a nutshell, the Nokia 8 offers flagship-tier hardware, along with a dual rear-camera system that's created in collaboration with Zeiss optics. It will also offer some subtle, but practical features, along with stock Android OS for the purists among us. Our hands-on deconstructs some of these points.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/20/2017
80% Nokia 8 review: a blast from the past
Source: It Pro English
The Nokia 8 retails for €599, and while no UK pricing has yet been announced, current conversion rates put that at a minimum of £545. In practise, it's much more likely to be closer to £600, which puts it firmly in the same price bracket as the Pixel and around £150 more expensive than the OnePlus 5 - which matches its capabilities virtually identically.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands on Nokia 8 review: Is this the Nokia flagship we've been waiting for?
Source: T3 English
We liked the Nokia 8 a lot, it's an attractive flagship with a number of interesting features, made even more tempting by a competitive price (€599 / approx. £550).
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2017
Nokia 8 Smartphone Hands On, Antutu, Basemark OS Ⅱ,GeekBench 4, Basemark X Review
Source: Igeekphone English
Therefore, Nokia 8 has good performance, especially in heat dissipation. It is said that Nokia 9 will start to sell officially in September, its official price is at 599 euros, will you consider buying?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2017
Nokia 8 Hands-On Review: A Great-Looking Phone That Wants To Reinvent The Selfie
Source: The Independent English
The Nokia 8 goes on sale in early September with networks announced nearer to the time and an initial SIM-free price point of €599 (£545) – noticeably lower than most top-of-the-range from rival manufacturers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2017
Hands on: Nokia 8 review
Source: Techradar English
Upon first impressions, the Nokia 8 is a flagship that comes with everything you’d expect from a top of the range phone right now. There isn’t a standout feature to make you want to snap up the Nokia 8 though, and with such strong flagship competition right now it may be difficult to recommend this over alternatives.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/17/2017
Nokia 8 hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
Sure, it might have a similar look, but the 8 feels a world apart from Nokia’s three other smartphones. The leap in build quality, hardware and general design is huge, and the dual camera tech shows plenty of promise.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2017
Hands-on Nokia 8 review
Source: GSM Arena English
HMD is targeting millennial content creators with the Nokia 8, an influential group to be sure. But are they old enough to remember Nokia in its glory days? We sure do and we're glad to have the brand back (less glad to have Nokia pricing back, though).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2017
Nokia 8 preview: A flagship worth waiting for?
Source: Pocket Lint English
For us, the Nokia 8 is the device we've been waiting for since the company announced its plans to get back into the game. The competition is fierce and the Nokia 8 doesn't offer a huge amount that's unique. The build quality and specification can be found elsewhere and there's almost nothing on the software front to make it unique - unlike phones from the dominant Samsung.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/16/2017
Nokia finally has a flagship Android phone and it's beautiful
Source: CNet English
We'll have to wait to properly test the Nokia in our full review to decide on whether it's a wise purchase over the S8 or OnePlus 5. A price closer to or below $600, £500 or AU$750 would really help sweeten the deal. There's no question, however, that splashing that top-end cash will snag you a top-end phone that's absolutely worth considering, particularly if you have any sort of nostalgia for the Nokia name.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/16/2017
Hands-on with the Nokia 8
Source: Android Authority English
For a killer feature, I’m not sure that the bothie mode is really anything that couldn’t be accomplished on any other device with the right app (*cough* gimmick *cough*), but having the feature so readily available means that more users will be likely to try it and it is a good way to showcase what the phone is really all about.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2017

Foreign Reviews

84% Alter Glanz und neue Langeweile
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 84%
Nokia 8 macht Lust auf mehr
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/25/2017
90% Nokia 8 das unaufgeregte Flaggschiff
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 94% display: 90% mobility: 90%
Finnlands erstes Android-Flaggschiff
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2017
Elegantes Live-Streaming-Smartphone
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/19/2017
Großes Come-back ohne Innovation
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/18/2017
Nokias Flaggschiff
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/17/2017
HMDs erstes Top-Smartphone
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/17/2017
Nokia 8, primeras impresiones: potencia y desenfoques marca Zeiss bajo un envoltorio familiar
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; excellent display; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2017
Nokia 8 : notre prise en main en direct de l’IFA de Berlin ! [Vidéo]
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful hardware; excellent display; very good cameras; long battery life; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2017
Prise en main du Nokia 8 : le retour du fleuron européen
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; beautiful design; decent hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Prise En Main Du Nokia 8 : Le Smartphone Idéal Pour Faire Des Livestreams
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Excellent display; good price; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/21/2017
55% Test Nokia 8
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 55%
Test av Nokia 8
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Positive: Nice design; great display; high performance; long battery life. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/03/2017
83% Nokia 8 test – en værdig konkurrent til de store spillere
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
80% Nokia 8: Tunga prestanda – och irriterande missar
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 540: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. Slighly optimized architecture compared to the Adreno 530 but with higher clock speed due to the new 10 nm process. In the beginning of 2017 one of the fastest graphics cards for Android based smartphones. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
835: High-End SoC for smartphones that was introduced in early 2017 and manufactured in 10 nm LPE FinFET at Samsung. Integrates 4x Kryo 280 at 2.45 GHz (max) for performance and 4x Kryo 280 at 1.9 GHz (max) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X16 LTE modem, ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.3":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.16 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Nokia: The Finnish enterprise is one of the most important telecommunication companies and well-known for mobile technologies. The company started with netbooks in 2009.
79.67%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-08-23)