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Nokia 8.3 5G Full Specifications
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When you open this up, you’re greeted with the smartphone wrapped in plastic. This is the polar night color and it is the only color this comes in. We can see all the supported bands here including Glo 4G band 28. Obviously, there are 5G and NFC support here too.
We get a clear TPU case. Now this case here is region-specific and you shouldn’t be too excited about rocking it because it doesn’t feel like very high quality + no activity to protect the front either. Boxed away, you have an 18-watt fast charger, a USB type C cable, and a pair of earphones, all in Nokia’s signature black oh wait.
The earphones are actually blue-black to match the color of the phone. Nice! Nokia also generously sent me their power buds lite and I’m just going to take it out of the box to show you what comes in it. You have the home for your earbuds, it has a USB type C port. with the buds in it.
Along with that here we get a USB Type-C cable, Some literature, and some Extra EarBuds tips. Tested it and it feels chunky in the ear, not the most comfortable, sounded above average, good bass but the Bluetooth signal is not that great coz this isn’t a high-end accessory.
Some More features about Nokia 8.3 5G
Moving on: On the front, you have a 6.81 inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a 20 by 9 aspect ratio. On the main camera Section, You will get a 64 Megapixel quad-camera Setup with Nokia Branding Dual Flash. On the left, you have a dedicated google assistant button On the right you have your volume rocker and a power button that doubles up as a fingerprint sensor.
You also get a hybrid tray that holds 2 Nano SIM cards or 1 Sim and an SD Card. On the top you have a microphone On the bottom you have a speaker, a USB type C port, a second microphone, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Nokia 8.3 is a massive phone. This is the Biggest and Heaviest Phone I have ever reviewed in my Blog. It’s a glass aluminum sandwich but it attracts a lot of prints so well that case does come in handy.
Also for that huge camera bump. Corning gorilla glass on both sides. Nokia has used this circular camera layout design a couple of times before and after the 8.3 and I think I prefer the charcoal matte black implementation on the 7.2 that I reviewed. That felt more premium than this. This gradient color is really mesmerizing. On the front, we get thick-looking bezels and a chin that’s big enough to fit Nokia’s logo.
I think I’ve gotten used to Nokia branding their chins now. Is it forgivable tho? The IPS LCD at this price makes absolutely no sense and the 60hz refresh rate is basically a slap on the face. Our review unit comes with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of Internal Storage. There isn’t even a YouTube music app pre-installed, that’s how non-existent bloatware is on here. You get 2 years of software updates so we’re definitely getting Android 11 and 12.
Latest News about Nokia 8.3 5G
There’s a bit of delay for the 11, not sure why. The user experience is very clean. I used it with gestures on, which is a chore, and while I didn’t pull my hair out oh wait I don’t even have hair. One-Handed use is not easy on this phone, It’s no matter what navigation Style you are preferred. We get a dark theme in the display settings as well as white balance and Puredisplay.
The Nokia 8.3 uses the Snapdragon 765G Octa-Core CPU clocked at 2.4GHZ and It’s a fairly powerful gaming midrange chipset that handles everything with ease. Maybe the Android 11 version on there is buggy, I don’t know. Some of you might be surprised that it isn’t a flagship chipset but HMD global actually does strange things like this, I mean they did release the Nokia 9 PureView, with a year-old flagship chipset. Didn’t they?