From Kshs 60,000, you can now purchase the Nokia 8 smartphone in Kenya


HMD Global has announced the availability of Nokia 8 in Kenya. The Nokia 8, its latest model, debuts collaboration with ZEISS optics.

Nokia 8 features Nokia OZO Audio. OZO spatial 360° audio brings a fully immersive audio experience to the 4K video while the 360° audio capture ensures the playback lets one to relive the.

With the OZO Audio, Nokia 8 combines three microphones with exclusive Nokia acoustic algorithms to capture audio with immersive 360° spatial surround sound. This enables one to share their 4K videos with OZO Audio anywhere –even on devices without OZO Audio.

Nokia 8 is Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatible, meaning when that when the battery is running low, one can get back to recording their important moments sooner.

Technical specifications for Nokia 8:

  • Networks:
    • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
    • WCDMA: 1, 2, 5, 8
    • TDS-CDMA: 34, 39
    • LTE:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • Network speed: LTE Cat. 9, 3CA, 450Mbps DL/50Mbps UL
  • Available in Single SIM and Dual SIM
  • OS: Android Nougat 7.1.1
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform
    • MSM8998 (4* 2.45GHz Qualcomm Kryo + 4* 1.8GHz Kryo)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB internal memory with external MicroSD card slot (support up to 256 GB)
  • Form factor: Splashproof IP54 touch monoblock with capacitive system keys
  • Display: 5.3” IPS LCD QHD 2560 x 1440, 700nts screen brightness, CorningGorilla Glass 5, 2.5D Glass
  • Camera with ZEISS optics:
    • Primary camera: 13MP (Colour + OIS) + 13MP (Mono), 1.12um, f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF, IR range finder, dual tone flash
    • Front facing camera: 13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4˚, display flash
  • Connectivity & Sensors: Type C, USB3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps), 3.5mm headphone jack, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO), BT 5.0, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS, NFC, ANT+
  • Battery: Integrated 3090 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatible (18W, 5V/2.5A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A)
  • Audio: MP3,M4A, AAC,OGG,WAV,AMR,AWB(AMR-WB),FLAC,MIDI(MID,MIDI,XMF, MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA)
  • Video:MP4, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, MKV, WEBM
  • Dimensions: 151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9mm (camera bump 0.4mm)
  • Weight: 160g

Joseph Umunakwe, GM of HMD Global: West, East and Central Africa, said: “We know that fans are creating and sharing live content more than ever before, with millions of photos and videos shared every minute on social media. People are inspired by the content they consume and are looking for new ways to create their own. It’s these people who have inspired us to craft a flagship smartphone which perfectly balances premium design, an outstanding experience and powerful performance.” 

Nokia 8 will be available in two colours – Tempered Blue and Steel – and retail from Ksh 60,000.

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