Nokia 8 Sirocco Launched With Dual Rear Cameras, Stainless Steel Frame

HMD Global has launched a new flagship smartphone at MWC 2018. The new Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with dual rear cameras. It sports a curved glass design and stainless steel frame. Read more to find about Nokia 8 Sirocco Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Nokia 8 Sirocco

Price and Availability

Price EUR 749 (approx Rs 60,000)

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is priced at EUR 749 (approx Rs 60,000). As of now, there is no information about an Indian price or launch date.

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Specifications

Processor octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
RAM 4GB
Internal Storage 64GB (expandable up to 256GB)
Display 5.5-inch, pOLED, QHD (1440 x 2560 pixels), 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
OS Android 8.0 Oreo OS
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (12MP + 13MP) with flash
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 3800mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new Nokia 8 Sirocco sports a 5.5-inch pOLED display with QHD (1440 x 2560 pixels) resolution and 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB internal storage. The new handset is backed by a 3260mAh battery.

In terms of optics, the new device sports a dual camera setup on the back with dual-tone LED flash and Zeiss optics. It combines a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens (with f/1.75 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels) with a 13-megapixel telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom (f/2.6 aperture, and 1-micron pixels). The 5-megapixel front camera comes with a fixed focus lens, f/2.0 aperture, and 1.4-micron pixels.

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Features

  • Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • NFC
  • IP67 rating (dust and water resistance)
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Barometer
  • Digital compass
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity sensor

The Nokia 8 Sirocco runs Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. The Android One smartphone offers stock Android experience and timely updates. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and NFC.

The new smartphone also comes with IP67 rating (dust and water resistance). It measures 140.93 x 72.97 x 7.5mm and comes in a Black color option. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

Also read: Nokia 7 Plus Launched With 6.0-Inch Display, Dual Cameras

Conclusion

The new Nokia 8 Sirocco is essentially a redesigned version of the Nokia 8 flagship, which was launched last year. It features a curved glass finish, and a precision-crafted stainless steel frame (2.5 times stronger than 6000 series aluminum). HMD Global also launched the Nokia 1, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) and the Nokia 8810 4G at the MWC 2018. Are you excited to get your hands on the new Nokia handset? Let us know in the comments section below.

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