Nokia made its comeback to smartphone world with the Android last year at the MWC with the announcement of Nokia 3,5 and 6 to Global market. Today at the Mobile World Congress 2018, which just kicked off today, Nokia has announced a new variant of Nokia 8 dubbed as Nokia 8 Sirocco. The Nokia 8 Sirocco is Android One variant of the previously announced Nokia 8 with some improvements.
The fingerprint scanner has been moved to rear now and there is a glass body for wireless charging support. Also, the screen is now a 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) pOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. In RAM has been bumped up to 6GB from 4GB and storage has been pushed up to 128GB with microSD card support up to 256GB. Under the hood, it is powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 processor which is clocked at 2.45Ghz and is coupled with Adreno 540 GPU.In the camera department, there is a 12 MP+13MP camera setup, the primary rear camera is equipped with a wide-angle lens, 1.4um pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, and the secondary camera come with 3M3 Telephoto lens, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, dual-tone flash, 2x optical zoom. There is a
5MP front-facing camera with 1.4um pixel size. The Nokia 8 Sirocco is packed with 3260mAh battery that supports fast charging and also Qi Wireless Charging.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Specs
- 5.5-inch Quad HD pOLED display, Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- 2.45Ghz Snapdragon 835 processor
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB internal storage, microSD card support up to 256GB
- 12 MP+13MP rear camera, wide-angle lens, 1.4um pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, telephoto lens, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, dual-tone flash, 2x optical zoom.
- 5MP front camera with 1.4um pixel size
- Android 8.0 Oreo
- 3260mAh battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support, Qi Wireless Charging
- Rear fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0
- 3 microphones
- Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Barometer
- Thickness: 7.5mm
The Nokia 8 Sirocco comes in Black and will be available in April priced at 749 euros (INR 59,531 approx.). Follow us on Twitter for more news and updates from MWC 2018.