About a month ago, we dropped an article about the new Nokia flagship phone, The Nokia 8, hitting stores. Well, Gents the highly-anticipated phone has finally arrived. I mean, as far as waiting for a new smartphone is concerned, a month is a pretty fast turnaround. Take the iPhone 8, for example — we should be seeing those around 2020 at this, amirite? Apple, are you listening? Get it together, my dudes.
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Honestly, I'm not surprised that this Nokia phone is rumored to be the shit. My first cellphone ever was a Nokia and that bad boy was virtually indestructible. To be fair, I was in seventh-grade and didn't frequent bars every weekend — whereupon I drop my phone religiously on pavement (or in toilets, if I've drank tequila). Anyway, that little proud anecdote aside, according to Forbes, there's a multitude of kickass features worth highlighting —
"The forward facing camera is the same module as the main camera on the rear - both offer 13 megapixel images but only the rear camera has optical image stabilizing while the second camera at the rear is a black and white camera which will be used to pick out more detail and capture more light to create the digital image"
"OZO audio which allows the Nokia 8 to capture immersive sound in such a way that sound played back through stereo speaks will allow the brain to place the sound in the correct location."
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The majority of the allure with this smartphone is the ability for users to create content flawlessly — and let's face it, regardless of whether you do that professionally or not, isn't that the targeted purpose for smartphones nowadays — snapping photos, taking videos, recording and things of the like? I for one find more and more reasons to switch from team iPhone everyday, just sayin'.
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