HMD Global has launched its premium category smartphone in China today. Earlier, it unveiled the new Nokia 8 Sirocco at MWC 2018, a new variant of Nokia 8. However, the top-level Sirocco comes with different features. Presenting the model at an event the Finnish company claim the users will satisfy with its camera configuration since of lager aperture of f / 1.7
The new Nokia device launched with the opening of registration windows to pre-order it. While, the device will be available from April 3 onwards. The only color available is Black as in HMD Global website. The device will be available at average retail price of 749 euros as claim by the company. But, for China it is 4699 Yuan rounds up-to 602 euros. While, the price in India for Nokia 8 Sirocco could be around Rs. 60,000.
Specifications Nokia 8 Sirocco:
The Nokia 8 Sirocco holds the elegant design with diamond polished stainless steel frame and Gorilla Glass 5 on both sides. It sports a 5.5-inch POLED edge-to-edge display which gives the resolution of 1440*2560 pixels. The device has the dimensions 140.93 x 72.97 x 7.5 mm. The device comes with IP 67 certification which in case has no objection if immerse in 1m of water for half an hour. The hardware comprises of Snapdragon 835 SoC with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM. The integrated processor is 10nm 64-bit octa-core (4 x 2.36 GHz Kryo + 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo) CPU with Adreno 540 GPU. A non-removable 3260 mAh battery is equipped in the phone incorporating the Qi Wireless charging tech. The 128 GB internal storage is Universal Flash Storage 2.1 and has a dedicated microSD slot.
HMD’s camera partner ZEISS assist the Nokia 8 Sirocco camera configuration with dual sensors along dual tone LED flash. The wide-angle 12-MP with f /1.7 aperture and second sensor of 13-MP with f /2.6 aperture. The camera has a Pro mode through which you can control the image and do complex changes to it for best ever picture. While, the front facing camera has a 5-MP sensor with f /2.0 and display flash. The company’s bothie mode to take images simultaneously using both rear and front camera.
In audio department, it comes with single speaker with intelligent amplifier. The communication aspects include 4G LTE, GPS/AGPS + GLONASS+BDS, Bluetooth v5.0, ANT +, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO), NFC, and USB – C. The Android One OS based on Android Oreo will provide easy to use interface with latest Google innovations. Android One provides security updates at regular intervals.