Nokia 8 will reportedly cost €520 outright in Europe

We're about two weeks away from the official reveal of the Nokia 8, as HMD Global announced it will host a launch event on August 16.

Since we already know what the phone looks like thanks to the plethora of images that leaked online in the last couple of weeks, let's talk a bit about Nokia 8's price.

Rumor has it that HMD wants to offer its flagship for a lower price than other high-end smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6 or HTC U11. The first reports talk about a slightly lower than €600 price for the Nokia 8, and possibly around the same in the United States ($600).

However, it appears that Nokia 8 will be priced much cheaper than we originally expected. Vodafone Romania lists the Black version of Nokia 8 for €517.42 outright, a lot less than the rumored €600 price.

Romania's smartphone price policy follows the same rules as the Western Europe markets, which means the Nokia 8 should cost the same in Germany, Italy, Spain and other countries in the region. The only differences might result from the VAT tax, which isn't the same in the EU countries.

Although the information comes from a trusted source, we can't vouch for accuracy. Perhaps a €520 price tag for Nokia 8 would be too good to be true?

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  • Battery 3090 mAh
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15. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Will be a killer phone in this price.

8. jojon

Posts: 438; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

...mmm, no OIS and no expandable storage rather bland design along with large bezels, i may wait for the 9

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31805; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Nice looking phone. I didn't know Nokia was doing a dual camera...nice.

5. meanestgenius

Posts: 23091; Member since: May 28, 2014

Yeah, and they've done some great stuff with camera tech in general. The Pureview tech they invented is awesome. I'm really looking forward to seeing Nokia unleash some new innovations and evolutions regarding their camera tech.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31805; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You may be about to bro. Stay tuned lol.

3. meanestgenius

Posts: 23091; Member since: May 28, 2014

Looking to scoop this right up, and the Nokia 6 before this so I can see what Nokia is working with in terms of Android. Looking forward to the Nokia 9 after this. Nokia is my all time favorite OEM, and I'm happy that they have returned to the smartphone space. Hoping to see Nokia return to their more innovative designs, like with their Symbian powered N-Series and E-Series.

7. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Me too, I'm truly waiting to see this. I am still truly and deeply impressed by what they did on this almost ten years old Nokia N86, that have for example dual flash, panoramic photos, FM transmitter and receiver, TV out, dual sliding keyboard, and what else, and more recently the 808. Smartphones really declined with iPhone trends and copy/paste Samsung.

2. Martineverest

Posts: 521; Member since: Oct 27, 2015

Waiting for Nokia 10 and 11

14. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Why not 12 and 13?? and what about 14 and 15??

1. Lumbergh

Posts: 463; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

Hoping a Nokia 9 is in the works lol

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