Nokia 8 V 5G UW Launched for Verizon’s Ultra Wideband Network

Last week there was a leak in which the new Nokia handset, the Nokia 8.3 5G, was quoted as the first device to receive a 5G version available for sale in the USA. Now the smartphone is released for Verizon’s Ultra Wideband Network as Nokia 8 V 5G UW.

Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer and Vice President North America, HMD Global, said: “We’ve been committed to delivering a Nokia phones-grade 5G experience on Verizon’s Ultra Wideband network before the end of 2020. Today, we make good on that promise. The Nokia 8 V 5G UW is our first affordable flagship carrier device on Android™ in the U.S., and it’s built on Verizon’s state-of-the-art 5G Ultra Wideband network. We’re four years into our Nokia phones journey as HMD Global and this is a milestone we’ll all remember.”

Brian Higgins, SVP – Device and Consumer Product, Verizon, said: “Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network is transformational as far as how consumers connect, and we’re thrilled to work with HMD Global to make that incredible shift even more accessible. The Nokia 8 V 5G UW lets customers watch and share content quickly, and with Verizon’s 5G built right, they’ll clearly experience the difference when connected to 5G Ultra Wideband.”

Nokia 8.3 5G Technical Specifications

  • Display: 6.81-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution (2400x1080p)
  • SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset manufactured in 7nm
  • Processor: Eight-core processor with up to 2.4 GHz
  • RAM and Storage: 6GB and 8GB of RAM and 64 GB and 128 GB of storage
  • Front Camera: 24MP front camera with ZEISS lenses
  • Four rear cameras with ZEISS lenses:
    • 64 MP main sensor with f / 1.9 and PDAF focus
    • 12 MP sensor with a wide-angle lens
    • 2 MP sensor with a landmark lens
    • 2 MP sensor for depth of field data
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh battery with 18W fast charge
  • Android 10 (ready for Android 11)

Price and Availability

The Nokia 8 V 5G UW will be available starting at $699.99 on Verizon’s own website and at Best Buy from November 12, 2020.

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