HMD Global announced its latest flagship device Nokia 8 Sirocco alongside Nokia 6 (2018) Nokia 7 Plus in India. All three smartphones come as a part of the Android One program, that promises a stock Android 8.1 Oreo experience and timely future updates as well.
- Nokia 8 Sirocco comes as a brand’s high-end offering.
- It will retail for Rs 49,999 across the country.
- The handset will be available via Flipkart, the Nokia Mobile Shop, and select mobile outlets.
Price and Availability
The device offered in Black color gets a hefty price tag of Rs. 49,999 with pre-orders starting from April 20th followed by the sales from April 30th. It will be made available via Flipkart, the Nokia Mobile Shop, and select mobile outlets.
Features and Specifications
The Nokia 8 Sirocco flaunts a 5.5-inch QHD pOLED display which curves at the sides bearing a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels, an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer on top for protection.
Under the hood, there is a 2.36GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor mated with 6GB of RAM. Storage department offers 128GB of non-expandable onboard storage.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the rear gets a dual camera setup from Zeiss optics which includes a 12-megapixel wide-angle primary sensor with f/1.75 aperture and a 13-megapixel secondary telephoto sensor with 2x optical zoom and f/2.6 aperture aided with LED flash.
Whereas on the front, there is a 5-megapixel fixed-focus sensor with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling.
The device is fueled by 3,260mAh battery claimed to deliver up to 22 hours of talk time and boots Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
Connectivity on the device is managed by 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
In addition, the device also offers an IP67 certificate for dust and water resistance and supports wireless charging as well.