HMD Global, a Finnish company licensed to retail Nokia phones has finally launched the new Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone in the country today. Priced at Rs. 49,999, the new Nokia Sirocco smartphone will be available for pre-bookings from April 20, 2018. The device will on sale exclusively through Flipkart on April 30 with attractive and special cashback offers. As a reminder, Nokia's flagship model broke covers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year in February. The Finnish company has also announced the prices for the new Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus alongside its flagship device. The company is looking to expand its product portfolio and investing more on innovation as well as channel presence. Moreover, the company has also announced the introduction of Nokia Mobile Shop, an online store for Nokia smartphones.
The newly launched Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone flaunts an aluminium body frame with glass-clad rear panel fitted with Gorilla Glass 5 protection from scratch and dust. It comes fitted with a 5.5-inches QHD P-OLED display panel with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution featuring 16:9 aspect ratio and PPI density of 534. Offered in sole black shade, the dimensions of the smartphone stands at 140.93 x 72.97 x 7.50 mm. The smartphone also sports ultra-sleek and ultra-compact design as 95 percent of device area is glass.
The smartphone comes powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 6GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage with no provision of external expansion via microSD card. Loaded with Android 8.0 Oreo OS, the new Nokia Sirocco smartphone features dual camera setup at the rear with 12MP wide plus 13MP telephoto sensor with Zeiss optics and dual LED flash. At the front, the smartphone proffers 5MP camera for selfies with f/2.0 aperture. It also comes with non-removable 3260 mAh battery backup with Qi wireless charging compatibility. As far as the connectivity and sensors are concerned, the flagship unit gets Fingerprint sensor, ALS/PS, G-sensor, E-compass, Gyro, Hall sensor, Barometer along with USB Type C.