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Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) launched: Things to know

The Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 (2018) support Google Android One initiative, assuring timely updates and vanilla Android experience with no bloatware pre-installed

Khalid Anzar  |  New Delhi 

HMD global launched Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 in India
HMD Global launches Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 in India  Photo: Rahul Saha

HMD Global, the Finnish company behind the Nokia-branded phones, has launched the 8 Sirocco, 7 Plus and 6 (2018) in India. The smartphones were first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress, along with Android Oreo Go edition-based Nokia 1 and 4G VoLTE-enabled Nokia 8110 feature phone.

Nokia 8 Sirocco


The edition is made of stainless steel frame, which is 2.5 times stronger than 6,000-series aluminium. The front is covered with a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Underneath, there is a 5.5-inch curved edge-to-edge pOLED 2K display with smaller bezels and moulded body curves.

Nokia 8 Sirocco

Photo: Rahul Saha

The phone sports dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics. The dual-camera set-up in the boasts a 12-megapixel wide-angle primary lens, coupled with a 13MP telephoto sensor for enhanced portrait shots and 2x optical zoom capabilities. Imaging is assisted by Nokia’s spatial audio microphones, which record high-resolution audio in surround sound.

The water and dust resistant (IP67-certified) Nokia 8 Sirocco supports wireless charging and face unlock.

Nokia 7 Plus

The is the first smartphone from the Finnish smartphone maker to sport a modern 6-inch 18:9 fullHD+ screen. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM. Powering the device is a 3,800 mAh battery, which the company claims would keep the phone running for two days.

Nokia 7 Plus

Photo: Rahul Saha

Designed for content creators, the Nokia 7 Plus comes with enhanced dual rear-cameras with ZEISS optics. The dual sensors boast an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle lens and a 13MP telephoto lens that supports 2x optical zoom.

Nokia 6 (2018)

Built on the blueprint of the original Nokia 6, the new packs more power and performance. The phone is powered by Qualcomm 630 processor, coupled with 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM. The phone is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery, which supports fast charge According to company’s claim, the fast charger takes 30 minutes to charge over 50 per cent battery. The phone boasts a 16MP primary camera and 8MP selfie camera.

Nokia 6

Nokia 6 Photo: Rahul Saha

The Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and support Google Android One initiative, assuring timely updates and vanilla Android experience with no bloatware pre-installed. The new devices also comes with Nokia Pro camera feature, which gives individual control over camera settings for pro users.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 are priced at Rs 49,999, Rs 25,999 and Rs 16,999, respectively.

First Published: Wed, April 04 2018. 14:19 IST
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