The Nokia 8 has finally arrived in Malaysia and it is the first flagship Android smartphone under HMD Global. Not only it packs great specs, it also gets dual cameras with ZEISS Optics, a stock Android experience, and an impressive price tag of RM2,299. It undercuts a lot of flagship phones that are priced higher in Malaysia.
Is this the new Nokia smartphone you’ve been waiting for? Find out more in our first impressions.
If the first wave of Android-powered Nokia smartphones didn’t excite you that much, you might want to pay attention to their new Nokia 8. This is their latest flagship smartphone and it’s even more affordable than the OnePlus 5.
Some say good things are not cheap and cheap things are not good. Well if this post is anything to go by then we might just have a cheap good thing in our hands….well, relatively speaking of course.
The flagship Nokia 8 has garnered quite a lot of hype and while we do know that it will launch in Malaysia by the end of this week, what we didn’t know was how much it was going to cost…until now.
The time has come! Nokia die-hard fans who have been yearning for the company the launch a brand new flagship handset running Android in Malaysia can finally rejoice. HMD Global has sent out invites to the official launch event of the Nokia 8 and it’s taking place this Friday.
At last, the time has come and we finally get a proper Nokia flagship smartphone that’s running on Android. It’s called the Nokia 8 and it’s an important device because it will show the world whether HMD Global (the company that owns the right to Nokia’s smartphones) has a grasp on how to make a compelling Android flagship — one that will capture the magic of the Nokias of old.
The result? Well, as it stands now, it looks like it’s a little bit of yes and no.
Nokia will be launching its first Android flagship smartphone which is expected to be called the Nokia 8. We know they will be using the best hardware and Zeiss optics, but there’s also one more thing to look forward to and that’s the software.
As the Nokia brand is revived once more, the current Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are basically entry-level device clad with upmarket materials. To return back to its glory days, Nokia is reconnecting with long time partner ZEISS to raise the standard for imaging.
The first product from this collaboration can be seen in their upcoming flagship that’s expected to be called the Nokia 8.
Well, the German optical systems manufacturer is coming back to Nokia phones as they’ve just signed an exclusive partnership with HMD Global to “set new imaging standards within the smartphone industry”.
UPDATE: Nokia 3 is now available on Digi’s online store. It is offered from as low as RM19 on Digi Postpaid 138 contract.
The latest Nokia smartphones are now available on Digi. These Android-powered devices were launched in Malaysia recently, offering premium feeling phones and stock-Android experience for under RM1,000. On top of that, Digi is also offering RM100 off when you trade-in a phone and sign up for a new postpaid plan.
It’s no secret that Nokia‘s back in the smartphone business and the company that has the licence to produce Nokia-branded devices, HMD Global, has made a declaration that will be music to every Android fan’s ears.