Folks, meet HMD Global’s latest High-end Smartphone.. the Nokia 8 Sirocco.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco is an important step forward for the manufacturers. It’s Android One compatibility is great news for Nokia fans. Also, the design and screen are top-end.
In addition, the Nokia 8 Sirocco has the latest screen and camera technology on board.
Furthermore, this device comes with a 5.5-inch QHD OLED display. Also, a body covered with 95% vacuum molded Gorilla Glass, that has a stainless steel frame at its core.
There’s also a Snapdragon 835 chipset, 6GB RAM, 128GB inbuilt storage, dual rear-facing camera, a fingerprint sensor, face unlock and Android 8 Oreo.
Here’s a quick review of this Smartphone.
Design and Display
The Nokia 8 Sirocco sports a glossy black finish. With its body covered with 95% vacuum molded Gorilla Glass v5 material, and also has a stainless steel frame at its core. When you hold it, it feels like a proper premium smartphone.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco has dimensions of 140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm (5.55 x 2.87 x 0.30 in).
This device also has a 5.5-inch P-OLED Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, it has a 16:9 aspect ratio (~534 ppi density).
This Smartphone supports Multitouch. With its screen protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass v5 material. There’s also an IP67 certification, which means this device is dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins).
There’s a Fingerprint Scanner located at the back of the phone, and it comes in just Black color.
Hardware and Software
The Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with Android 8.0 (oreo) operating system.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset with a 64-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor configured at (4×2.5 GHz Kryo & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo).
Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 540 GPU for graphics handling.
This device offers 6Gb of RAM and 64Gb of inbuilt memory. Which can’t be expanded, due to unavailability of a micro SD slot.
Other features of this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, and compass sensors.
Camera and Battery
The Nokia 8 Sirocco features a dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm) camera. With dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Zeiss optics, and dual-LED dual-tone flash.
Which means you can take Bokeh effect (background blur) pictures.
Upfront, there’s a 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.4µm), 1080p camera. This camera takes selfies that will wow your imagination.
As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery. Also, a quick charge feature accompany’s this Smartphone.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco should sell for about 750 EUR. Which is equivalent to N 318,738. This price may vary.
Finally, here are the full specs of this great device.
|Network||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Status||Available. Release in 2018, April|
|Body||Dimensions||140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm (5.55 x 2.87 x 0.30 in)|
|Build||Front/back Gorilla Glass 5, stainless steel frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|– IP67 certified – dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)|
|Display||Type||P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~81.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~534 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Platform||OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz Kryo & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Camera||Primary||Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm), dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]|
|Secondary||5 MP (f/2.0, 1.4µm), 1080p|
|Sound||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Nokia OZO audio with 3 mics
|Comms||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Features||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0)
– Wireless charging (Qi)
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– ANT+ support
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||Up to 495 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 22 h (3G)|
|Music play||Up to 11 h|