The leaks swirling across the Nokia 8000 4G left little to the creativeness. We obtained a preview of the telephone’s advertising posters, plus the whole specification sheet. HMD International introduced the telephone yesterday, and it nonetheless had just a few surprises in retailer for us. Let’s discuss them.
In case you haven’t been following the story, the Nokia 8000 4G is a revival of Nokia’s 8000 sequence that featured premium, high-end telephones within the Nokia value record — usually made out of unique supplies like Gold or Sapphire. And it captures that nostalgic look whereas bringing trendy options to this retro-tech.
The glastic again of the telephone has a shiny, polished end to it. It’s rounded off by gemstone-inspired paint jobs — Opal White, Onyx Black, and Topaz Blue. Or, you may decide the gorgeous Citrine Gold. However the sliding keyboard, one of the iconic options of this sequence, stays lacking. The shell design blends in with a normal T9 keymat.
The specs are largely shared with the Nokia 6300 4G, which launched alongside the 8000 4G. It runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 210 and a 1500 mAh battery. On the entrance, you’re a 2.8” QVGA display screen and the again, there’s an unremarkable 2MP digicam. Plus, an LED flash.
The function set inside isn’t any totally different from what you’d discover in HMD’s basic telephone lineup. Nokia 8000 4G has a devoted button for citing the Google Assistant, 4G, and help to show your telephone right into a Wi-Fi hotspot. The KaiOS onboard comes pre-loaded with WhatsApp, Fb, YouTube, and Google Maps.
Nokia 8000 4G begins from $93 (Rs. 14,745) — the value level the place most entry-level Android telephones stay. It’s not supposed to be a value-first telephone for the aggressive funds phase, however a nostalgic novelty.