The brand licensee of Nokia, HMD Global, has sent out invitations for a launch event to take place on Thursday by 10:30 am CST (8 am IST) in Shanghai, China. These invites were quite salient and the only piece of information it carries is the commencement time for the event.
HMD has not yet launched Nokia 8 in China and it is possible that this smartphone will be launched with its two variants (4GB RAM/ 64GB storage and 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage). Recently, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of Nokia 8 penetrated the Indian market and its 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant touched don in Finland. Thus if the world’s largest smartphone market will receive this smartphone, you can be sure that it will be the top model.
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Nokia 8 aside, we may be looking at an event for the launch of a brand new smartphone, with a teaser on a Tmall confirming the same date and pointing to the number ‘7’, or Qi in Chinese. Not much is known about Nokia 7 for now, however, reports have it that this smartphone will be powered by a Snapdragon chipset and it will support Nokia 8’s OZO Audio and Bothie features. It will come in three variants – 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage.