Nokia 8 Sirocco Review ( Full Specifications and Price )

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Full Specifications

Finally, here are the full specs of this great device.

Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Launch Announced 2018, February
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)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 Always-on display
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz Kryo & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory Card slot No
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
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
– 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
Radio No
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
Browser HTML5
– 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
Misc Colors Black
Price About N318,738


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