HMD Global has today announced its next-generation of Nokia-branded smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. The company has announced Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1, Nokia 6 (2018) and the brand has brought the nostalgic 8110 4G at the event.
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 phone will be available from April 2018 and it will come with a price tag of EUR 749.
The 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. It is
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 3260mAh 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 will be available in April 2018 starting from EUR 399. Nokia 7 Plus is the first phone from HMD Global to feature first full-screen smartphone. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Adreno 512 GPU. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM
Nokia 7 Plus will feature 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. Just like Nokia 8, 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 mask, add character and more. The device will run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box as well.
Nokia 8110 4G
The brand has introduced another iconic feature phone and this time it is Nokia 8110 4G. The major highlight of the feature phone is the inclusion of Google Assistant. The feature phone comes with Facebook, Twitter and more apps. One can also share the 4G data connection with hotspot. The phone will be available in Black and Banana Yellow colour options. The Nokia 8110 4G will be available in May 2018 at a global retail price of EUR 79.
Coming to key specifications, the phone features a 2.4-inch QVGA curved display. It is powered by Qualcomm 205 mobile platform along with 512MB of LPDDR3 RAM and 4GB of storage. The Nokia 8110 feature phone comes loaded with a 2-megapixel rear camera and it features 1500mAh battery. Apart from this, it features WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, micro USB, 3.5mm audio jack and micro SIM slot.And yes, it comes with a revamped version of Snake.
The brand has announced the launch of its budget-centric Nokia 1 smartphone at the event. The phone comes with Android Oreo Go edition. The phone comes with Xpress-on covers that will enable users to change the covers of the smartphone according to their need. The covers areavailable in a range of vibrant colours. Simply click on and off in seconds to express your personal style with these exchangeable covers.
The phone will be available in April 2018 and it will come with a price tag of $85 in key markets.Xpress-on covers, sold separately, are available from $7.99 in Azure, Grey, Yellow and Pink.
Nokia 6 (2018)
The company has today the global launch of the latest Nokia 6 (2018). To recall, it was launched in China in January this year. The phone will be available in Blue, Black and Silver. The phone will be available globally from April 2018 and it will come with an average price of EUR 229.
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 7.1.1 Nougat 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.