Nokia recently announced these phones as Mobile World Congress (MWC) and now they have brought all three to India. The new entourage of Nokia smartphones include the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 (2018). These cement the commitment of early launch and arrival of Nokia’s smartphones in India. After just a month of their global launch the smartphones have arrived in our country and here is what they feature:
First up, Nokia 6 (2018)
The Nokia 6 (2018) is available in two variants with a single SIM slot and a dual SIM Slot. With a 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) IPS display the Nokia 6 (2018) will also sport a Corning Gorilla Glass on it. Over that, the smartphone comes with 3 GB and 4GB DDR4 RAM options, built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC (Octa-core). As far as the operating system is concerned Nokia 6 (2018) runs the Android 8.0 Oreo OS. The rear gets 16 MP camera with dual-tone flash and Zeiss Optics.
While the front sports an 8 MP fixed focus cameras with f/2.0 aperture. Powered by a 3,000 mAh battery this smartphone can deliver up to (claimed) 16 hours of talk time or up to 507 hours of standby time. As for the storage the Nokia 6 (2018) comes with 32 GB and 64 GB memory options that can be expanded with the help of microSD card, up to 128 GB. Other features include, GPS, Wi-Fi, USB Type C connectivity and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Nokia 6 starts selling on 6 April 16999 with cashback offer in Nokia mobile stores.
Next is Nokia 7 Plus
Nokia 7 Plus features a big 6-inch FHD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen does have Corning Gorilla glass over it, as much needed protection. Under the hood the Nokia 7 Plus runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with 4 gigs of DDR4 RAM. The chip also features 64GB on board storage, which can be expanded by up to 256 GB using a microSD card.
The Nokia 7 Plus has 12 + 13 MP wide-angle dual rear cameras with 2X optical zoom. It is matched with dual-tone LED flash. The front of the smartphone sports a 13 MP fixed focus cameras with f/2.0 aperture. Zeiss optics are available on both the rear and front cameras.
It is built on the Android 8 Oreo operating system, which should get regular security updates over the air. Other features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type C and 3.5mm audio jack. Battery life lies at up to 19 hours of continuous talk time via an in-built 3,800 mAh battery. It features aluminium body made from a single block of 6000 series metal. Colour options include black and white.
Nokia 7 plus pre-booking starts 20th April and starts selling on 30th April at a price of Rs 25,999. On Amazon and Nokia mobile shops.
The fastest of the lot, Nokia 8 Sirocco
Catering to the premium end of the smartphone users, Nokia also announced the Nokia 8 Sirocco. It features a large 5.5-inch QHD (1,440×2560 pixels) pOLED display. This also has a Corning Gorilla glass 5 over it (3D). This too has dual rear cameras 13 + 12 MP for superior pictures and will support bokeh effect. 2X optical zoom is available, too.
However, the front camera is not like the one found on the Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco has just a 5 MP front camera. Built out of stainless steel the Nokia 8 Sirocco is 7.5 mm thin at the spine. IP 67 rating has been procured for this device, making it splash proof.
Inside, the Nokia 8 Sirocco users get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC combined with 6 gigs of RAM. For storage, this smartphone features 128 GB memory. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, GPS, NFC and BT v5. Fingerprint sensor, gyroscope and proximity sensor have also been thrown in the mix.
Nokia 8 Sirocco pre-booking starts 20 April and sales begin 30th April with a price tag of Rs 49,999 with cashback offers. Flipkart is the official partner for online sales.