Nokia announces new 5G cellphone slated to hit Taiwan in mid-October

New smartphone covers 5G New Radio bands from 600MHz to 3.8GHz

Nokia 8.3 5G

Nokia 8.3 5G (Taiwan News photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a press conference in Taipei on Tuesday (Sept. 29), HMD Global announced its new 5G Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 8.3 5G, which will feature its "global 5G" capability and allow users to produce “Hollywood-grade” videos.

HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas said that the new Nokia cellphone, which is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor and the Qualcomm 5G solution, is able to integrate 40 different radio frequency components into a module that can cover 5G New Radio bands from 600MHz to 3.8GHz, according to a company news release. Such advances will allow users to roam with 5G as they travel the world.

Coming with a PureView quad-camera with ZEISS optics and the ZEISS Cinema capture and edit app, the new Nokia 5G cellphone can create video with cinematic effects comparable to those seen in movies, per the release. The quad-camera setup comprises a 64-megapixel primary camera lens, a 12-megapixel ultra wide angle lens, a 2-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The cellphone is also equipped with a 24-megapixel front camera.

The new 5G smartphone will hit the Taiwan market in mid-October with a price tag of NT$16,990 (US$566).

On Tuesday, the company also announced a new mid-range smartphone, the Nokia 3.4. However, it has yet to announce the price and the release date.

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