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Nokia 8 V 5G UW Launched For Verizon


Nokia 8 V 5G UW packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, quad rear cameras and a 4,500mAh battery.

- Updated: 10th Nov 2020, 14:53 IST

HMD Global released its second 5G smartphone, the Nokia 8 V 5G UW. It is the company’s second 5G phone after the Nokia 8.3 5G. However, it is the first model in the Nokia portfolio to support mmWave 5G network alongside sub-6GHz. The company has brought the smartphone specifically for US carrier Verizon.

Also Read: Nokia 8.3 5G Could Get Dual-SIM 5G Update Soon

On the other hand, this phone is basically a tweaked version of the 8.3 5G that debuted in March.

Nokia 8 V 5G UW Price

The smartphone comes with a price tag of starting $700 (approx Rs.52,000). Moreover, it is available in Meteor Grey color option.

It will go on sale starting November 12. The phone will be available for purchase in the US through Verizon’s website, app, local retailers, and Best Buy. However, as it is exclusive to US market, it is not made global.

Also Read: Six Months After Announcement, Nokia 8.3 5G To Launch In The US

Nokia 8 V 5G UW Specifications

It features a 6.81-inch full-HD+ Pure Display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a hole-punch design. In addition, this dual-SIM phone runs on Android 10 and is promised to receive an update to Android 11.

The phone powers on octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. Additionally, it has up to 8GB RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage.

Also Read: Nokia 8000, Nokia 6300 4G Versions To Launch In India Soon

In terms of optics, Nokia 8 V 5G UW sports a quad-rear setup that houses a 64-MP primary camera, a 12-MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2-MP macro camera and a 2-MP depth sensor. There’s a 24-mp camera at the front for selfies and video calling.

Both front and rear cameras of the smartphone are powered by Zeiss optics.

Also Read: Nokia C1 Plus Specifications Leaks, To Launch Soon

Moreover, it comes in 64GB and 128GB of onboard storage versions. There is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Further, the phone comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button.

It also packs a 4,500mAh battery on the Nokia 8 V 5G UW that supports up to 18W fast charging.

 Connectivity options on the phone include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, FM radio, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. 

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Highlights of the Story

  • Nokia 8 V 5G UW will be available for purchase from November 12.
  • It comes in a single Meteor Grey color option.
  • The phone supports Verizon’s Ultra-Wideband network.

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