Nokia, the beloved brand, has a new flagship phone, this time on the Android operating system.
The Nokia 8 becomes the first flagship produced by HMD Global Oy — which holds the licence for the brand.
It brings something unique to an overcrowded market — stock Android. Stock (or vanilla) Android is the purest form of the OS, normally found on Google’s handsets that are not available in SA.
Manufacturers like Samsung, Sony and LG add custom overlays to their Android devices, which results in bloatware — a term used to describe unnecessary apps that take up space on a handset, and cannot be uninstalled. The Nokia 8 has none of this.