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Sources: HMD may launch customized Nokia 8 variants in China & US

HMD launched its flagship smartphone Nokia 8 and in a big improvement in handling the release to market has targted September month for its global roll-out. But if you live in China and US you may be a bit worried considering HMD executives had reportedly told that Nokia 8 will not be launched in China and US.

But the good news is that HMD is rather planning to launch customized variants of Nokia 8 in US and China. This is as per our sources with knowledge of HMD’s plans. If you remember HMD launched Nokia 6 in China six months before launching it in any other market with 4GB RAM/64GB storage configuration while the global variant comes with 3GB RAM only.

It seems we can expect similar strategy in case of Nokia 8 and the Chinese variant may come with 6GB RAM/128GB ROM and probably with even more changes. We don’t have much information yet about the US specific variant but we can expect higher RAM than global variant for US market too.

We also hear that while HMD is assigning very high priority to China market but US market really doesn’t count that high on HMD’s focus market list. This is not surprising given Nokia brand has always seen great resonance in Europe, MEA, and Asian markets.

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Nayan
Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Android, iOS, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx since long. He currently sports a Lumia 950 XL and Nexus 5X. Other interests include listening to Nu-Metal Hits and Kick-Boxing. Write to him at Email: [email protected]
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  • SIMO

    I wonder what “and probably with even more changes” means. Not sure what else they can change besides RAM and storage. This also makes me believe less in a Nokia 9 coming this year. I don’t think HMD would send both the 8 and 9 to the US market, but rather just 1 or the other.

  • Jack de Kleine

    Why not customized variants global market???. I think there is a highly demand for that if HMD wants to be competitive with Samsung and Apple

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