Nokia 8 Sirocco, the latest addition to HMD Global’s 2018 flagship was launched today in India. The smartphone featuring a stainless-steel body comes with some latest premium features like flagship Snapdragon 835, dual rear camera setup and Quad HD pOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio.
HMD Global has first unveiled the phone at MWC 2018 event in Barcelona back in February and it is the successor to last year’s Nokia 8. The company has also partnered with Google for Android One program and Nokia 8 Sirocco not only comes with latest stock Android but also it will get faster Android updates for the longer period. Here are some frequently asked questions about Nokia 8 Sirocco and their answers along with the pros & cons of the device.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Pros
- QHD 18:9 pOLED display
- Android 8.0 Oreo with Android One
- Dual Camera with Zeiss optics
Nokia 8 Sirocco Cons
Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications
|Key Specifications||Nokia 8 Sirocco|
|Display||5.5-inch pOLED 18:9 ratio|
|Screen Resolution||QHD 1440×2560 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Expandable Storage||Yes. 256GB|
|Primary Camera||12MP (f/1.75) Wide Angle + 13MP ((f/2.6) telephoto, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Secondary Camera||16 MP (f/2.0, 1.0 µm), Carl Zeiss optics, 1080p|
|Video Recording||2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps|
|Dimensions||140.93 x 72.97 x 7.5 mm|
|Sim Card Type||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQs
Question: How is the display of the Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: Nokia 8 Sirocco sports a 5.5-inch pOLED display. The display comes with Quad HD screen resolution of 1440x 2560 pixels. Further, it features 18:9 aspect ratio which means it has a full view display with minimum bezels.
Question: Does Nokia 8 Sirocco support dual SIM cards?
Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.
Question: Does the Nokia 8 Sirocco support 4G VoLTE?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE.
Question: How much RAM and internal storage come with the Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: The smartphone comes with only 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.
Question: Can the internal storage in the Nokia 8 Sirocco be expanded?
Answer: Yes, the internal storage in Nokia 8 Sirocco is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
Question: Which Android version runs on the Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: The Nokia 8 Sirocco runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
Question: What are the camera features of Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: Coming to the optics, the Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with dual rear cameras with Carl Zeiss optics. It sports a 12MP primary camera with a f/1.7 aperture along with a 13MP secondary camera with f/2.6 aperture. The rear cameras also get PDAF, dual tome dual LED flash for improved focusing and low-light performance, 2x optical zoom, and OIS. The rear camera can record 2160p@30fps.
On the front, there is a 5MP camera with features like f/2.0 aperture, 1.4 µm pixel size and 1080p recording.
Question: What is the battery size on Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: The Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by a 3,260 mAh non-removable battery with fast charging and wireless charging support.
Question: Which mobile processor is used in Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: The Nokia 8 Sirocco comes in India with octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU.
Question: Does the Nokia 8 Sirocco features a fingerprint sensor?
Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Question: Is the Nokia 8 Sirocco water resistant?
Answer: Yes, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is water and dust resistant with IP 67 rating.
Question: Does the Nokia 8 Sirocco support NFC connectivity?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports NFC connectivity.
Question: Does the Nokia 8 Sirocco support USB OTG?
Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG connectivity.
Question: Does the Nokia 8 Sirocco support HDR mode?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports HDR mode.
Question: Can 4K videos be played on Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: Yes, you can play or record 4K videos.
Question: How is the audio experience of Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: As per our initial testing, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is loud and clear in terms of audio. It features active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic and Single speaker with Smart Amp.
Question: Does the Nokia 8 Sirocco sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?
Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Question: Can the Nokia 8 Sirocco be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?
Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.
Question: Is mobile internet sharing via hotspot is supported?
Answer: Yes, you can use a mobile hotspot to share internet.
Question: What sensors are there in Nokia 8 Sirocco?
Answer: Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with Fingerprint (rear-mounted), ALS/PS, G-sensor, E-compass, Gyro, Hall sensor, and Barometer.
Question: What is the price of Nokia 8 Sirocco in India?
Answer: The Nokia 8 Sirocco has been priced at Rs. 49,999 in India.
Question: Will the Nokia 8 Sirocco be available in offline stores?
Answer: The Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available to buy via Flipkart, select mobile outlets and Nokia Mobile shops from April 30, while you can pre-order it from April 20.