Published: Thu, February 15, 2018
Tech | By Amelia Peters

HMD slash price on flagship Nokia 8 ahead of MWC

HMD slash price on flagship Nokia 8 ahead of MWC

HMD Global has already scheduled its launch event on February 25th, just ahead of MWC 2018 event which will be held from February 26 to March 01 this year.

In 2016, HMD Global obtained the rights to sell Nokia-branded smartphones, only after few months of Microsoft offloaded part of Nokia to a subsidiary of Foxconn.

HMD Global has finally started rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo update to its flagship device, the Nokia 8.

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Nokia 6 (2018) was unveiled in China earlier this year and came up with many new features and improvements than its predecessor. As for their availability in India, the report says that the Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 1 and Nokia 9 will be will be arriving the shores starting April this year.

Having said that, we can expect more details regarding the upcoming Nokia smartphones in India to unfold in the coming weeks. He revealed that Nokia has jumped to the eleventh spot on the global smartphone brand list in latest numbers for Q4 2017. The Korean giant will rely mostly on its success with the A and J series and will ship around 300 million phones, which is a 5% decrease compared to 2017. The test has now ended and the company has started rolling out Android 8.1 officially to all Nokia 8 owners.

To recall, Nokia 6 (2018) comes with a 5.5-inch full HD with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and 2.5d curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by Snapdragon 630 chipset, backed with 3GB of RAM and a 3000mAh battery fuels the device. Out of the remaining two, Nokia 1 is being said to be branded under Google's Android Oreo (Go Edition) segment. It boasts a 16MP rear camera with LED flash and an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. We see that the person is clicking some photos from the Nokia 7 Plus which has a dual-camera setup on the back.

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