This Nokia 8 is Probably Fake

Yesterday Gizmochina found a listing on a popular Hong Kong e-commerce site for a new flagship Android smartphone from Nokia, the Nokia 8. There’s just one problem: the images for the listing—on if you want to see for yourself—look like they were lifted from the concept video you see above.

Whether or not the Nokia 8 is actually in the works is up for debate; Gizmochina has a fairly decent reputation, and a story on The Verge published last month tells of “more announcements” coming from Nokia at the Mobile World Congress, which starts next week. On the other hand, leaker Evan Blass says those announcements will actually be other downmarket phones to accompany the midrange Nokia 6.

For what it’s worth, here are Gizmochina’s specs for the Nokia 8:

5.7 inch Super AMOLED QHD display
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (or 821) chip
24 MP rear camera with OIS, Super EIS / 12 MP front-facing sensor
64 GB or 128 GB storage, microSD up to 256 GB
Android 7.0 Nougat

Even if the pictures are fake, this former Nokia fanboy wants to believe!

Sources: Gizmochina via reddit

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