HMD Global has today launched its next-generation of Nokia smartphones in India. The smartphones include Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco priced at 16,999, 25,999 and 49,999 respectively.
The Nokia 6 (2018) will be available from April 6 from offline channel and Nokia Mobile Shop. The Nokia 7 Plus will be available for pre-booking from 20 April from Amazon, offline channel and Nokia Mobile Shop. The Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available for pre-booking from 20 April from Flipkart. The sale of Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco will start from 30 April.
The Nokia 6 (2018) will be available in black copper, white iron and blue gold colours, the Nokia 7 Plus will be available in Black Copper and White Copper while the Nokia 8 Sirocco will come in only in Shiny Black colour. Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco all are part of the Android One programme and run on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.
To recall, HMD Global introduced Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 1 and iconic Nokia 8110 4G feature phone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. The brand has already announced the launch of Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone in India for Rs 5,499.
Nokia 8 Sirocco
The flagship smartphone from HMD Global comes with stainless steel metal unibody. The device is IP67 certified, making it water and dust resistance. The Nokia 8 Sirocco phone feature a 5.5-inch Quad HD pOLED display with an edge-to-edge screen along with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset which is coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
For the camera optics, it features a Zeiss certified 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel dual camera setup on the back along with dual-tone LED flash. For the front, there is 5-megapixel selfie camera. It is backed up by 3260 mAh battery and it also supports wireless charging. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. On the connectivity front, it features WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO), BT 5.0, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS, NFC,ANT+ and dual-SIM support.
Nokia 7 Plus
The phone features an aluminium metal unibody and it features a 6-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Adreno 512 GPU. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM, 64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.
Nokia 7 Plus features dual rear cameras from Carl Zeiss with 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors. The secondary sensor will be a telephoto lens and will offer Portrait mode as well. At the front of the phone, there is a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The phone also comes loaded with bothie feature. The phone also features Pro camera, which allows you full control over advanced settings. The company has also introduced its first Imaging Suite, which adds Portrait, filters, adds a mask, add character and more. The device will run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box as well and backed up by 3800mAh battery with fast charging. For connectivity options, it supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0), and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Nokia 6 (2018)
The company has also announced the launch of the latest Nokia 6 (2018). Coming to the specifications, Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD with a screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and 2.5d curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 2.2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor along with Adreno 508 GPU. The phone is backed by 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD. It also houses a fingerprint scanner, which lies on the back of the device.
On the camera front, the smartphone flaunts a 16-megapixel camera with PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. While at the front, we have an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with a 1.12um sensor and f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. Nokia 6 (2018) comes with dual view mode which will allow you to capture feeds from both front and rear camera at the same time. It runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo and is powered by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery with fast charging. On the connectivity front, the smartphone offers hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type C, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual speakers, Dual smart amplifiers, and Dolby Atmos.