HMD Global-backed Nokia has been having a ball of a time since the beginning of this year. The Finland-based technology giant first introduced its feature phone, 3310. Following which, the company took the wraps off its mid-rangers, Nokia 3, 5 and 6 smartphones. Now, it appears like the company is working towards introducing its high-end flagship Device, the Nokia 8. If reports are to be believed, then the company could end up launching its much-awaited smartphone this year.

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Some of the leaks have even suggested that the smartphone might launch on August 16, at one of the scheduled Nokia events. The starting price of the upcoming Nokia 8 smartphone will most likely be around $605.

Let’s take a look at its specifications

Nokia’s upcoming 8 smartphone is probably going to feature a 5.3-inch, edge-to-edge QHD display, with an added layer of 2.5D curved glass. The smartphone might even sport Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5. Apart from this, the device is expected to feature the IP65 certification. In other words, Nokia’s upcoming 8 smartphone will be both, dust and water resistant. Apart from this, Nokia-branded high-end smartphone is expected to offer either 4GB or 6GB of RAM. Apart from this, the device will also come along with either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. Users may also have the option of expanding the memories if they’d like. However, the same hasn’t been confirmed by the companies as of yet.

A flagship device with powerful specs and features

Apart from this, and as far as the design of the upcoming Nokia 8 smartphone is concerned, the device is expected to sport an almost similar design as most of Nokia’s leading devices sport.

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The smartphone will probably come with metal finishings, complimented with rounded edges as well. On the power front, the upcoming Nokia 8 smartphone could well be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip. If this turns out to be true, then the smartphone will fall in direct competition with other flagships with the same processors, including the OnePlus 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones. The device is further expected to come along with a dual rear camera setup – however, the same hasn’t been confirmed entirely. The device’s camera will be powered by the official Carl Zeiss technology. Apart from this, the Nokia 8 smartphone will probably run on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.