Nokia 8 Sirocco is one of the most beautiful handsets that have come out of HMD Global. It was launched today in an event in Delhi, India along with the Nokia 1 Android Go phone.

Nokia has a brilliant saying that I feel sums up the 8 Sirocco really well

“In the cold North we’ve been taught to craft things you can depend on – in real life. And in real life, when things aren’t like in the movies, the most important thing about your smartphone is that you can depend on it.”

Nokia 1 is the budget offering with below average specifications that has been made to run specifically Android Go, Google’s low overhead version of Android.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Design And Build

Nokia 8 sirocco

The device looks and feels premium with a 3D curved Gorilla Glass 5 to both the front and the back and the metal frame holding these two glass slabs together is carved out of one solid block of stainless steel.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Display

The device sports a beautiful 3D curved 5.5 inches 2K display, the quality of the display is amazing, but as it is a POLED display from LG, it does suffer from a few discoloration issues from different viewing angles like we had seen before in the Pixel 2 XL.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Cameras

Nokia 8 sirocco cameras

Nokia 8 sirocco features a dual rear camera setup 12-megapixel an aperture of f/1.75 and 1.4-micron pixels a second 13-megapixel telephoto lens is present which is capable of 2x optical zoom comes with an aperture of f/2.6 and 1-micron pixel size.On the front, there is a 5 MP snapper that features Bothi as well.

You can take the advantage of Manual Camera controls present on the device to take excellent snaps in any situation like manual focus, ISO, and exposure so that your snap stands out.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications

nokia 8 sirocco specs

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM.The New Nokia 8 is backed by a 3260 mah battery that will last up to 2 days from normal to moderate usage and supports Quick Charge 4.0 and Qi wireless charging.

Other features include 3.5mm audio jack, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, e-compass, gyroscope, hall sensor, fingerprint sensor, NFC, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C Gen 3.1, IP68 dust and water resistance.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Pricing And Availability

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is priced at Rs. 49,999 and the pre-booking begins from April 20 and will start selling from April 30 on the online shopping portal Flipkart.

Nokia 1 Specifications

Nokia 1 specifications

Nokia 1 features an 854×480 4.5-inch display.The device is Running Android Oreo Go Edition, Go edition ensures efficient performance on lower-end devices using 1 GB Of ram or less.

It is powered by a MediaTek MT6737M quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.

It features a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera and gets power from 2150mAh battery.

Nokia 1 Pricing And Availability

Nokia 1 is already available for Rs 5499 with added Cashback offers from Jio for Rs 2,000. However we would suggest that at that price range it is way better to save up a couple grand more and get a Xiaomi redmi 4 or even a 5A.

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