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Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers

Nokia 6 2018 Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers
Sherry Houston | 05 April, 2018, 01:41

It is powered by 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 CPU with Adreno 508 GPU. The first variant comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage and the second variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage. Additionally, the phone comes with Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics and Nokia spatial audio among other things. The smartphone has a 16-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, an f/2.0 aperture, 1-micron pixels, dual-tone LED flash, and Zeiss optics. Miscellaneous features include 4G VoLTE compatibility, Type-C USB, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and Bluetooth 5.0.

The handset will provide Qi wireless charging support, which is expected to deliver 60 percent charge in 30 minutes. It offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0), and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The Nokia 7 Plus sports the biggest display among the three with a 6-inch full HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display with aspect ratio of 18:9 and Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC complete with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. This is Dual SIM device and gets its juice from 3800mAh battery with fast charging. It will also have a 9.7MP monochrome camera with ZEISS optics to complete the triple-camera setup. There also a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

Nokia 8 Sirocco features a 5.5-inch pOLED display with 1440 x 2560 Quad HD resolution and is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.

There is no denying that Nokia's new flagship for 2018, despite retaining the generation-old Snapdragon 835 SoC, is a definite upgrade on the model from 2017. It has 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage with option to expand storage up to 256GB with microSD. The phone houses a 3260mAh battery.

The dual camera phone carries a 12MP primary snapper and a secondary 13MP camera with 2x optical zoom. The leak also reveals a picture labeled "camera revolution" of the upcoming Nokia 9 flagship by HMD. It is also splash and dust resistant. The smaller bezels and moulded body curves create an ultra-compact profile. The phone will run Android 8.0 Oreo with regular security updates promised. However, Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus will be available for pre-bookings from April 6 and April 20 respectively. Especially with a price tag of Rs 49,999. While this feature is also available on last year's Nokia 8, the Nokia 8 Sirocco can take better shots in Bothie Mode. Besides this, the smartphone's battery has Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 support. The device will be available from April 30. Airtel customers buying the Nokia 8 Sirocco will be able to enjoy an additional data benefit of 120GB. Postpaid customers will get the 20GB of additional data per month on plans of Rs 399 or Rs 499 for six months. OnePlus 5T has got dual (16-megapixel and 20-megapixel) cameras powered by Sony sensors. It can be bought in color choices such as Black/Copper and White/Copper. The Nokia 7 plus will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit and ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018. Airtel customers will also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018, as part of the Nokia 7 plus launch offers.

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