You might remember that Nokia announced the company’s first 5G phone – Nokia 8.3 5G, during an online event in March. The company had announced the features and price of this phone, although it didn’t mention its launch date and availability of the smartphone.
Now, Nokia has released a teaser video on its official Twitter page, announcing that the Nokia 8.3 5G device will make its debut soon. However, there is no firm information on exactly when the phone will launch. The teaser tweet by verified Nokia Twitter account shows a short video that reiterates the design of the smartphone. The tweet itself highlights the smartphone 5G capability.
Ready for 5G? The soon available Nokia 8.3 5G allows you to play games without distraction, stream films and share content – all in 5G 👊 pic.twitter.com/mjXeilVxeh
— Nokia Mobile (@NokiaMobile) May 22, 2020
Nokia 8.3 5G: Specifications
The Nokia 8.3 5G comes equipped with a 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W charging. It ships with Android 10 OS with support for Android One. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset. The device features a 6.81-inch IPS LCD panel with a 20:9 aspect ratio. It has a punch-hole display, which operates at Full HD+ resolution.
The smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and comes Polar Night color. The company is offering a new phone with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage option. There is also an option to expand the internal storage using a dedicated microSD card slot. In terms of photography, the Nokia 8.3 5G features a quad-camera setup at the back with Zeiss optics.
The setup sports a 64-megapixel primary camera with f/1.9 aperture, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and also includes two dedicated 2-megapixel macro lens and a depth sensor. For selfies, there is a 24-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. Connectivity options include dual 5G, Wi-Fi dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
It is priced at €599 (about 254k) in Europe. However, there is no information on when the device will launch.