Finnish company HMD Global, which has the rights to use the nokia brand name, has announced that it is slashing the price of its premium range phone, ‘nokia 8’ by a huge Rs 8000. The Smartphone was launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 39,999 and now the company is offering the premium Smartphone online at a killing price of Rs. 28,999. There is still more good news; the Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant is also getting a price slash of Rs 1,000 and is now available with a price tag of 12,499.

Price slashed before launching of Nokia smartphones at MWC 2018

HMD Global is all set to launch a launch some Nokia smartphones, and the price cut is a welcome addendum. The Nokia smartphones will be unveiled on February 26 in Barcelona.

Both the smartphones will be available online through both Amazon and Flipkart have not featured the price updated Nokia Phones in their inventory.

Premium smartphone with premium features

The Nokia 8 can be considered a resurrected old Nokia brand, and it was launched in September 2017. The smartphone boasts an all-aluminum body with curved contours and has a 5.3-inch QHD (1440x2560 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

The device is powered by a robust octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and is complemented by a 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and internal memory of 64GB.

The storage space can be augmented to 256GB with the aid of an external microSD card.

When HMD launched the Nokia 8 in India last September, and it carried in its hood the Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which was soon replaced by Android 8.0 Oreo update in India.

Other features include a 13 MP primary and 13 MP secondary camera, both equipped with image stabilization, laser and phase autofocus, features and Both sensors had a f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens and accompanied with a dual-tone LED flash and an IR rangefinder.

Nokia 5 economy version

Nokia 5 is a more economical variant of the Nokia 6.

It boasts an all-metal body and fingerprint scanner. The display is 5.2 inch, 720p powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. It is ably complemented with a 3GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The storage space can be augmented to 128 GB through the provision of microSD slot. A hefty 3000mAh powers the smartphone.

However, the company is on an upswing mode, Nokia sales grew throughout 2017, they sold around of 8.45 million units. The statistics are based on an analysis.