HMD Global launched the Nokia 8 in South Africa today. This will be the first country in the continent of Africa where Nokia has launched their latest flagship Android phone. Nokia 8 will go on sale at a retail price of R9,499 in South Africa and will be exclusively available at Vodacom. Nokia 8 features Android 7.1 Nougat with Android Oreo update coming soon and high-end tech specs. The retail pricing by HMD Global for Nokia 8 is relatively high when compared to the Middle East and Asian prices.
Vodacom has been announced as the exclusive partner for the launch of Nokia 8. You can buy Nokia 8 in South Africa from Vodafone on a 24-months contract for just R449/month if you go for uChoose Flexi 150. In the past, HMD Global has also launched Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in South Africa.
Buy Nokia 8 in South Africa – Exclusively from Vodafone
This Vodafone exclusivity for the Nokia 8 will end in October as other retailers like MTN and Cell C will stock the phone from 1st November.
To mark the launch and promote the exclusive Vodafone offer in South Africa, Nokia released a new video about the Nokia 8. Watch here:
We already covered on how and where to buy / pre-order Nokia 8 in other countries like Finland, Germany, Russia, United Kingdom, Thailand, Portugal, Sweden, UAE and Saudi Arabia. There are no reports of Nokia 8 coming to the US, China or India any time soon. A long wait for the Nokia fans there!
To know more on where and how much you can buy Nokia 8 for at other countries, see our Nokia 8 buyers guide list.
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