Nokia 8 Sirocco unveiled at MWC18: price, specs and more

Nokia 8 Sirocco

At MWC18, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the launch of Nokia 8 Sirocco, along with Nokia 7 Plus, new Nokia 6 and Nokia 1.

Nokia 8 Sirocco features an ultra-compact design with a stainless-steel frame at 2mm thin at the edge, and a curved edge-to-edge pOLED 2K 5.5-inch display with smaller bezels and moulded body curves.

The stainless steel frame is 2.5 times stronger than 6000 series aluminum, and its 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 is robust enough to endure life’s everyday knocks, Nokia said.

Nokia 8 Sirocco dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics combine an ultra-sensitive, wide angle primary camera for impressive low-light performance and a secondary 13MP sensor with 2x optical zoom.

Additionally the Pro Camera mode gives full manual control over every picture.

Specs at a glance

  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) pOLED display
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM
  • Primary cameras 12 MP Wide (2L7, 1.4um, 2PD, f/1.7, FOV 78.2″) and 13 MP Tele (3M3, 1.0um, f/2.6, FOV47.3″), dual-tone flash
  • Front facing camera: 5 MP, S.LSI 4E8, 1.4um, display flash
  • Integrated 3260 mAh battery
  • Qi Wireless Charging

Available from early April, the Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available for a global average retail price of €749, (INR 60,000 approx) excluding taxes and subsidies.

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