HMD Global – a Finnish company that has licensed to manufactured Nokia branded smartphone has recently launched its latest device, touted as the Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone. The main highlight of the smartphone is that it comes with Android Oreo operating system. The phone is available for purchase in China first, through online retailer JD.com.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Features
The smartphone features a 5.5 inches P-OLED capacitive touchscreen display that carries the support for 1440 x 2560 pixels screen resolution at 534 of ppi pixel density. There is a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection. It runs on the eight generation Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box.
It is powered by the Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 octa core processor and for graphics; there is an Adreno 540 graphics processor. On the storage front, the smartphone is equipped with 6GB of RAM along with 128GB of internal storage. The newly arrived phone also supports MicroSD card for storage expansion that increases storage up to 256GB.
As far as the camera is concerned, the smartphone sports a Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, face detection and LED flash. While on the front of the device, there is a 5 megapixel front facing camera for capturing wonderful selfies and making video calls.
To power the device, there is a Non-removable Li-Ion 3,260 mAh battery buried inside it with the support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 fast battery charging technology. The phone also comes with the support for fingerprint sensor for added security and Wireless charging (Qi). The smartphone is available only in one color option, which is Black.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Specs
• 5.5 inches P-OLED capacitive touchscreen display
• 1440 x 2560 pixels screen resolution
• 534 of ppi pixel density
• Corning Gorilla Glass 5
• Android 8.0 Oreo operating system
• Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 octa core processor
• Adreno 540 graphics processor
• 6GB of RAM
• 128GB of internal storage
• Expandable storage: up to 256GB
• Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera
• 5 megapixel front facing camera
• Non-removable Li-Ion 3,260 mAh battery
• Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 technology
• Wireless charging (Qi)
• Color options: Black
Nokia 8 Sirocco Price
In terms of price, the newly arrived Nokia 8 Sirocco high-end smartphone retails for CNY 4,699 or around $750 (€600).