Unboxing: Nokia 8 Sirocco

Nokia 8 Sirocco

Unboxing: Nokia 8 Sirocco

Talking about the new Nokia 7 Plus, the smartphone is introduced in the market as an improved version of Nokia 7 which was launched past year.

HMD Global today announced the launch of Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and new Nokia 6 for the Indian market. Now, a Finnish site Suomimobiili has leaked out a complete specification sheet of Nokia 9 that lists all the expected features in the upcoming smartphone.

Nokia has also launched its flagship smartphone Nokia 8 Sirocco in India.

Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available in Black color variant for the price of 49,999 INR.

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Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 will be available for pre-book starting April 20 while Nokia 6 will be available to the customers starting April 6. It sports a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080x1920p) display with 16:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is said to give "more display area in the same footprint as a traditional 5.5-inch device".

HMD Global has also chosen to equip the phone with a really powerful main camera setup, one that it also uses on the more expensive, Nokia 8 Sirocco. The company has secured the phone's front display with 3D Gorilla Glass.

The Nokia 7 Plus has been paired with a Rs 25999 price tag. The device will become available on April 6 on Nokia Mobile's online shop, and via offline channels as well. To top it off, the Nokia 6 is built with Series 6000 aluminium body, just like the old Nokia, this one's tought too.

The Nokia 7 Plus camera with Zeiss lenses comes with a dual rear setup. A 16-megapixel camera is included on the back of the Nokia 6 (2018), while an 8-megapixel snapper can be found on the device's front side. Wireless charging is also a part of the package, while the phone sports 12 and 13-megapixel snappers on the back, along with ZEISS Optics, same as the Nokia 7 Plus.

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Since it features a Zeiss Optics Camera, it would be getting the Nokia pro camera app also.

The phone is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU and 6GB DDR4X RAM.

Nokia 7 Plus is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 4GB RAM, 64 GB Storage, Android Orea and a 3800mAh battery. The pricing list for the smartphone starts from Rs. 16,999.

What leaves us wondering is the fact that the Nokia 8, which was launched previous year costs Rs 27,999 while running on a far superior chipset, the Snapdragon 835. The smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging capabilities. In an exclusive conversation with Gadgets Now, company's director, global portfolio strategy & planning, Pranav Shroff confirmed that it will be phasing out the original Nokia 6 this year.

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- The Nokia 7 Plus is the only phone among the three to come with a tall 18:9 FHD+ display. The Android Oreo (Go)-powered device priced at ₹5,499 is targeted at entry-level smartphone buyers. The front of the device sport an 8MP fixed focus camera selfie sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. All new Nokia 6 consumers will also be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

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