Around March, HMD Global announced its first mid-range 5G smartphone – Nokia 8.3 5G Smartphone. And today, the company is introducing a mmWave version of Nokia 8.3 for Verizon in the US dubbed as Nokia 8 V 5G UW.
The new Nokia 8 V 5G UW is totally identical to the previous generation, Nokia 8.3 5G and the only additional feature is the mmWave support for Verizon in the US, and as expected, it also supports the slower sub-6GHz standard.
Nokia 8 V 5G UW still comes with the features available on the Nokia 8.3 5G device, a 6.81-inch Full HD+ 20:9 LCD screen, 1080 pixels screen resolution but it is available in a single comes in Meteor Grey color option.
Inside the device is an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 7nm EUV Mobile Platform with Adreno 620 GPU, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, and 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, and runs on Android 10 OS.
You still get a QUAD-rear camera set up in a circular plated format, offering a primary 64-megapixels camera with Dual LED flash, ZEISS Optics, 12-megapixels ultra-wide angle lens, 2-megapixels macro and 2-megapixels depth sensor.
At the top left of the screen is a hole-punch for camera cutout that houses the 24-megapixels front-facing camera, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, 171.90 x 78.56 x 8.99mm dimensions and weighs 226g.
It still comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack, FM radio receiver, and supports for OZO audio. The connectivity options now include 5G NR and 5G mmWave alongside Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS.
To keep the phone light on, the device is fueled by the same 4500mAh battery with 18W fast charging technology through a USB Type-C. In the US, you can grab the Nokia 8.3 V 5G for $699 via retail starting from November 12 across Verizon as well as Best Buy.