After HMD Global rolled out the budget friendly Android smartphones, Nokia 3, 5 and 6, the Finnish tech company is preparing to release a premium handset, dubbed as the Nokia 8. The flagship mobile device is slated to launch on July 31.

Nokia 8 against other flagship mobile devices

As reported by Venture Beat, the famous tech leaker Evan Blass, revealed an image, which is touted to be Nokia’s upcoming flagship. The image indicated that the Nokia 8 Android smartphone looks perfectly poised to compete with the best flagship handsets in the world. The media outlet also notes that the mobile device takes most of its design from the company’s budget friendly smartphones.

The leaked image made it known that the design of the handset is classic Nokia, which is simple and minimalist. The display of the smartphone seems to reduce around the corner, which gives the device a bezel-less look. Nonetheless, with the navigation keys next to the home button, the handset boasts a distinct top and bottom bezels. Science Times reported that fingerprint scanner would be embedded in the home button.

The Nokia brand is located at the top right corner of the smartphone. The shine on the renders suggests that the device will utilize the aluminum unibody chassis of the Nokia 6.

Specs of the smartphone

The upcoming smartphone will further come packed with 5.3-inch Quad High Definition (QHD) display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 graphics processing unit (GPU) and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the mobile device will boast a 24MP primary shooter on the rear and a 12MP front snapper for selfies.

The mobile device is expected to arrive with a 4GB of RAM and a 6GB of internal storage. Nevertheless, the phone is anticipated to be available in two other variants - 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM.

The smartphone will be up for grabs in different color options - Steel, Blue, Gold/Blue and Gold/Copper.

On the connectivity front, the smartphone will be available with a USB OTG, GPS, 4G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The phone’s sensors are expected to come along with an Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor and Accelerometer.

Furthermore, the Nokia 8 will boast an IP68 water resistant, Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system and a 3999mAh nonremovable battery. As the device is being treated as a real flagship handset, the smartphone will be available at €600 or approximately $691.