Nokia 8, the flagship smartphone from HMD Global is expected to launch in the US soon. The smartphone received FCC certification in June and Nokiapoweruser reports that HMD Global has modified Nokia 8 variants TA-1004 and TA-1012 listings to suggest improved storage and connectivity features.
The modified listing reveals that Nokia 8 will launch in the US with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. A report last month suggested that Nokia 8 will launch with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option in China. HMD Global also plans to enable ANT+ feature on this model that will allow users to view their health and fitness data in real-time on their phones. The Finnish company is also enabling WCDMA Band IV by software, which could be used by Verizon and Sprint in the US.
Nokia 8 was made official last month at an event in London and has started retailing in few European markets. It features a 5.3-inch Quad HD display and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset. The regular model comes with 4GB RAM, 64GB expandable storage and features a dual 13MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics and a 13MP selfie camera.
The company also announced a new camera mode called Bothie that users both front and rear camera at the same time. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will be getting Android 8.0 Oreo update in the coming weeks. The smartphone supports OZO audio enhancements and is backed by a 3090mAh battery. The handset is offered in tempered blue, polished blue, steel and polished copper variants. The Nokia 8 is launching in India on September 26 and is expected to be priced between Rs 40,000 and Rs 45,000.