Nokia 8 Pro with Snapdragon 845 and a penta-lens camera might be in the works

Nokia 8 Pro with Snapdragon 845 and a penta-lens camera might be in the works
A "pro" version of the Nokia 8 is reportedly in the works, powered by the speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and sporting five cameras at the rear. Yes, five.

According to NokiaPowerUser, HMD Global, the parent company behind the rekindled use of the beloved Nokia brand, could be preparing a more advanced version of its current flagship and we might theoretically see this one at MWC 2018 though the device is allegedly prepped for an August-September release. As a reminder, Nokia will attend the important trade show in Barcelona, Spain, and will host a keynote event on February 25. 

The most intriguing feature of the phone as per the rumors will be its five Zeiss cameras at the back. As we mentioned in our original piece when we first heard about the five-camera phone, this device could feature a rotating element with housing all 5 lenses and LED flashes at the rear, which would probably have varying focal lengths and apertures to make up for tons of specific shooting situations. This opens the possibility for lossless zoom with a longer lens, superb low-light performance with a wider one, and so on.

Overall, it's something intriguing and never before seen on a smartphone.

Other probable specs for the phone are a 18:9 display and double-glass design, but nothing will probably be able to top that penta-lens camera.

As we said, Nokia has a slew of rumored devices in the making so there's no way of knowing is this Nokia 8 Pro is real or not, but if the company really wants to continue its upward momentum, the time is nigh for it to truly innovate. The penta-lens Nokia 8 Pro could just be that.

Nokia 8 Pro with Snapdragon 845 and a penta-lens camera might be in the works


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21 Comments

1. Papa_Ji

Posts: 779; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

Nokia just do it....

2. Jacksie66 unregistered

Maybe this is the true spiritual successor to the Lumia 1020?

4. AViator

Posts: 47; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Bring it on then!

5. Anonymous.

Posts: 423; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

Can't wait for this successor then!

3. antroid

Posts: 365; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

Very good implementation of multiple lens system, no need to buy or exchange external lenses when you have them(or most of them) with your phone.

9. Cat97

Posts: 1726; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

If it only was that simple...but it's not !

6. HumBHOldt

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 30, 2018

My 950 will be retired for this phone upon release

7. Sleeplessmedal

Posts: 31; Member since: Feb 02, 2018

Looks like King is back! Sammy boi be careful

18. Venom

Posts: 3015; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I don't think Samsung is worried about Nokia. They are not even a credible threat anymore.

8. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Better than having 2 ou 3 rear cameras.

10. PryvateiDz

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Might want it. Super interested in Nokia, this, and the Nokia 7 Plus.

11. Shubham412302

Posts: 550; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

stupid people cant notice there are just 2 cameras

13. mahima

Posts: 714; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Stupid people only have eyes...no brain Use your imagination once in a while.. It doesn't bite... Lol

12. Sparkxster

Posts: 1155; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

That is very innovative.There is nothing else out in the market like that.

14. crzykiller33

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 22, 2015

Damn... They better use full ceramic detents with extremely tight tolerances. If they use steel, it's gonna wear down over time and you wont be able to align the lens perfectly. Nokia better get it right.

15. rsiders

Posts: 1863; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

I don't see how this is better than reviving an already proven 41mp large sensor that was underpowered for its time but I'll give them the benefit of the doubt. Hopefully they really deliver. Still dream of a large sensor, 41mp sensor with Pixel level processing and LG manual mode. I would never upgrade again.lol

16. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Hopefully,the screen is at least 6in.

17. pixelated

Posts: 108; Member since: May 03, 2015

Yeah! Bring it Nokia!!

19. Damo579

Posts: 264; Member since: May 18, 2013

A phone like this needs xenon flash....

20. rsiders

Posts: 1863; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Exactly.

21. kevin007in

Posts: 324; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Bigger camera sensor size please. thanx

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