Nokia 8 Sirocco

#GTUMWC2018: HMD Global really made some big announcements at the MWC 2018 and this time they’ve also unveiled their new flagship, the Nokia 8 Siroccok featuring a curved display. The device, coming with a solid Stainless Steel chassis is trying to resurrect the iconic Sirocco brand from the company.

The newly launched Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a stainless steel chassis and many other premium features making it worth the mettle. Featuring IP67 water resistance, and a thickness of 7.5mm, this is the latest offering from HMD Global in the flagship smartphone market.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications

Nokia 8 Sirocco

For the uninitiated, the Sirocco devices from Nokia are high durability Stainless frame phones. The Nokia 8800 Sirocco was the device that came with these features and was considered a luxury phone back then. Now, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is carrying the same legacy with a stainless steel chassis.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is sporting a 5.5-inch p-OLED curved display with QHD resolution. This device has a 3D curved glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. With minimised bezels, the phone ushers Nokia into the bezel-less display game.

At the back of the phone, you get a 12MP (f/1.75 aperture) wide angle sensor and a 13MP (f/2.6) telephoto sensor with LED flash. There is a 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture with display flash. The camera system is backed by Carl Zeiss optics.

In terms of hardware, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is equipped with a Snapdragon 835 processor which is good. However, the company could’ve fitted it with a Snapdragon 845 SoC, which is the current flagship from Qualcomm. Also, the phone is featuring 6GB LPDDR4 RAM coupled with 128GB internal storage.

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Running the latest Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, the phone comes with a 3,260 mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 and Qi Wireless charging. Connectivity options on the device include WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, and misses out on the 3.5mm earphone jack.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Pricing and Availability

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is priced at 749 Euros that translates to Rs. 59,500. The flagship is announced to be available from the month of April this year.