[Press Release] Nokia 8.3 5G now available in Hong Kong

The Nokia 8.3 5G now available in Hong Kong – elevate your creativity with a truly global 5G smartphone

Nokia 8.3 5G – the new 00 agent phone in the upcoming No Time To Die movie and the first 5G Nokia smartphone – brings new levels of connectivity with advanced 5G network compatibility and a powerful PureView quad-camera imaging solution making every video epic​

Hong Kong, 23rd September, 2020 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces its first 5G-enabled smartphone, the Nokia 8.3 5G is available to buy in Hong Kong from 25th September, 2020 at suggested retail price of HK$4,398. Showcasing the commitment to security, speed and innovation by meeting the demands of the world’s toughest customers – MI6 agents – the Nokia 8.3 5G is the smartphone of choice by the newest 00 agent in the upcoming James Bond movie No Time To Die, premiering 12 November 2020.

Coming with a powerful PureView quad-camera with ZEISS optics, the Nokia 8.3 5G lets you capture it all. The Nokia 8.3 5G will always be ready for what’s next, covering the highest number of 5G New Radio bands yet, ready for both standalone and non-standalone 5G network deployment combinations that operators around the globe are rolling out. This ensures more people can enjoy the fast, reliable connectivity of 5G for streaming and gaming wherever they are. Debuting ZEISS Cinema capture and editor and bringing extraordinary low-light video recording and OZO audio recording, the Nokia 8.3 5G is the ideal smartphone for creators. Inspired by Finnish roots, the Nokia 8.3 5G comes in Polar Night – taking inspiration straight from the arctic sky.

Ravi Kunwar, General Manager of Pan Asia, HMD Global: “The global technology space is advancing at lightning speed and the up-and-coming 5G capabilities will be a game changer. The recent investment from our strategic partners has been a huge support for us to lead this advancement in 5G, and we are now dedicated to developing cutting edge 5G products. The new Nokia 8.3 5G will be sure to elevate our hardware experience to another level to cater to the growing demand for digital-first solutions.”

Sancho Chak, General Manager of Hong Kong, Macau, the Philippines and Thailand, HMD Global:  “Together with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.®, we were able to create a truly global 5G smartphonei with the Nokia 8.3 5G. Being the first manufacturer to implement the Qualcomm® 765G 5G Modular Platform in a smartphone, we were able to condense more than 40 different RF components into one single integrated module that gives the Nokia 8.3 5G industry-leading 5G performance. By supporting the highest number of 5G New Radio bands, the Nokia 8.3 5G is a truly future-proof global 5G smartphone.

We’re also very excited to enable our fans to capture and share 5G worthy experiences. Whether it’s Action Cam mode videos or Hollywood-like shots with ZEISS Cinema effects, the PureView quad camera with ZEISS Optics is there for you. Our innovative PureDisplay technology powered by the Pixelworks visual processor will also ensure you get excellent dynamic range and amazing colour reproduction.”

Unleash your inner content creator​

The first Nokia smartphone to premiere ZEISS Cinema capture and editor app, the Nokia 8.3 5G lets you make every video epic and shoot like a pro with stand-out movie-like effects. You can easily add anamorphic and blue flares to your footage for an effortlessly epic look and share your stunning 4K videos with 5G. Shoot your content in 21:9 cinematic format and use professional colour grading on the device to change the style of your videos.

​Plus, you can master your night shots with the super pixel powered wide-angle sensor in Night video mode. The Nokia 8.3 5G’s large super pixels in Night video mode help reveal more details and a brighter image with less noise. The video HDR allows to capture a high dynamic range of contrast, so you can see even more. Take your Nokia 8.3 5G with you to your next adventure and get smooth video with Action Cam mode. And with immersive 360° sound OZO audio recording you can get true-to-life spatial accuracy.

Coming with a PureView quad camera with ZEISS Optics, the Nokia 8.3 5G gives you a camera to capture it all. Shoot phenomenal close-ups, epic landscapes, vibrant portraits and everything in-between. The 64MP camera delivers extraordinary detail and sensitivity through pixel binning technology. You can capture close ups in breath-taking detail using the macro camera and beautiful portraits with ZEISS Bokeh using the depth sensor.

Bringing 5G to the big screen with PureDisplay entertainment​

The Snapdragon™ 765G 5G Modular Platform with the Snapdragon X52 5G Modem-RF System is optimised for 5G, meaning your Nokia 8.3 5G will always be ready for what’s next. Supporting the largest number of 5G New Radio bands yet, the Nokia 8.3 5G is truly a future-proof globally connected smartphone. And you can stay ahead of the game with the fast, reliable connectivity of 5G and play Stadia games without distractions, stream films and share content.

The Nokia 8.3 5G brings the largest PureDisplay screen on a Nokia smartphone yet. The 6.81” edge-to-edge screen comes with PureDisplay technology powered by the Pixelworks visual processor, complemented by the Snapdragon 765G Modular Platform’s breakthrough AI-enhanced entertainment capabilities. The Nokia 8.3 5G also comes equipped with the 5th generation Qualcomm® AI Engine to help deliver intuitive AI experiences. This technology provides immersive HDR quality and amazing colour reproduction for all your streaming media, photos, videos or games, even when the content is only available in standard dynamic range (SDR). This is done by dynamically upscaling the color depth and detail by a factor of 64, transforming all your entertainment into unforgettable, cinematic experiences.

Pristine Nordic design with the best of Android​

Inspired by its Finnish roots, the Nokia 8.3 5G has all the hallmarks of Nordic design, including a colour straight from the arctic sky. Coming in Polar Night, the Nokia 8.3 5G’s rear cover is created with a metallization technology with a signature light refraction pattern that lets colours blend to resemble the Northern Lights.

The Nokia 8.3 5G combines the power button and fingerprint sensor for a smoother and more seamless way to access your phone. Plus, your Nokia 8.3 5G will just keep getting better, coming with a guaranteed two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates, along with a suite of Google apps that users love.

Pricing and availability

The Nokia 8.3 5G comes in Polar Night with the 8GB RAM /128GB ROM configuration and will be available in Hong Kong on 25th September, 2020 at suggested retail price of HK$4,398.

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About HMD Global

Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.

HMD Global Oy is the exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones & tablets. Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries, registered in the United States and other countries. Google, Google Photos, Android and Android One, are trademarks of Google LLC. All specifications, features and other product information provided are subject to change without notice. Variations on offering may apply. Check local availability.

[i] The Nokia 8.3 5G supports 5G NR sub-6 bands deployed in multiple regions. Note: speed and availability of 5G service varies across countries and carriers. Check with your carrier for availability and details about their 5G offerings.

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