Nokia 8 officially launches in South Africa

HMD Global, the home to Nokia in South Africa has revealed the anticipated Nokia 8, a beautifully crafted smartphone with high performance and running on Android (7.1 Nougat).

The Nokia 8 brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. It also introduces a world-first in enabling Dual-Sight video to be livestreamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube. Dual-Sight simultaneously harnesses both the front and rear cameras in a split screen visual for both photos and videos.

Nokia 8 is also the first smartphone to feature Nokia OZO Audio, which brings a fully immersive audio experience to your 4K video.

4.6mm thin at the edge and just 7.3mm slim on average, Nokia 8’s seamless unibody is precision milled from a single block of 6000 series aluminium and its pure design has been refined through a 40-stage process of machining, anodizing and polishing.


– Qualcomm® Quick ChargeTM 3.0 compatible, meaning when your battery is running low you can get back to recording your important moments sooner
– Secured with biometric fingerprint authentication, delivering enhanced security
– The front and rear-facing cameras on the Nokia 8 have been co-developed with ZEISS optics for an optimum all round experience
– Running on Android 7.1 Nougat and will receive update Android Oreo update later

The Nokia 8 will be available in two colours: Tempered Blue and Steel and will be available through Vodacom on uChoose Flexi 150 at approximately R449 PM x 12months. And will arrive at MTN and Cell C from November.

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