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HMD Global announces five new Nokia phones; specs, features and price

HMD Global announces five new Nokia phones; specs, features and price

HMD Global announced five smartphones during its MWC 2018 press conference, and one of those smartphones is the Nokia 8 Sirocco. Nokia 8 Sirocco is priced at Euro 749 (or approx Rs 59,589) and will be made available in early April.

It's not an Android phone - instead, it's powered by Nokia's custom-built Smart Feature OS, a low-power barebones interface that'll remind you of more classic devices.

A couple of other flagship features Nokia had added here are IP67 dust and water resistance, which means it should survive an accidental trip into the bath, and support for wireless charging.

It could also be a strong pick for children or elderly people who are getting to grips with mobile phones for the first time. If true, it'll be a new flagship-class device with a 5.7-inch, 4K OLED display and one of Qualcomm's fresh-off-the-line Snapdragon 845s. The 5.5-inch IPS display is the same with FHD resolution and the device sports 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB internal storage models.

The Android One deal will see a slate of Nokia's of Android-based devices - the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 6, all running Android Oreo - come into the program in one go, a first for any Android OEM, and it signals an interesting shift.

The edges of the Nokia 8 Sirocco taper from 7.5mm to 2mm, and on the right the power/lock and volume keys are located at the thinnest tip.

On the specs side, the Nokia 8 Sirocco also has a dual camera, made in partnership with the German manufacturer Zeiss. The phone is backed up by the 3,260 mAh battery and the Quickcharge 4.0. Nokia 8 sirocco comes with 128 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by a MicroSD card. A 3.5mm headphone jack is not available here, you'll need to use a dongle in order to plug your headphones in. And according to the images, it looks like the smartphone will come with a camera shutter button and a curved back panel. The Nokia 6 will launch in early April and will cost around $245. The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The Nokia 6 (2018) throws this notion out the door - its aluminum body is finished with two-tone anodization to make for some striking accents. The Nokia 1 is created to provide flexible and responsive operation.

One thing that the new Nokia 6 is highlighting is the Dual View feature, however, allowing you to use the front and rear camera at the same time to capture "bothies". And similarly, the company has managed to match up to the expectations of Nokia fans across the world. The 6-inch Full-HD+ 18:9 screen provides a compact format that photography enthusiasts will be pleased with. The new Nokia 6 will ship in early April for 279 Euro. In the past one year, HMD Global is said to have sold about 11.5 million Nokia phones. The battery capacity remains the same at 3000mAh.

It comes with a dual camera setup at the back with a 12-megapixel wide-angle primary sensor with f/1.75 aperture.


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