By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : February 13, 2018 1:32 pm
Out of these three, Nokia 6 (2018) has already been launched in China earlier this year.
HMD Global has already scheduled its launch event on February 25th, just ahead of MWC 2018 event which will be held from February 26 to March 01 this year. In the event, the company is expected to launch Nokia 9 and Android Oreo (Go Edition) based Nokia 1, Nokia 4, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 (2018). Now as per a report, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 1 and Nokia 9 smartphones will be launched in India in April.
NokiaPowerUser reports that Nokia 6 2018, Nokia 1 and Nokia 9 (Nokia 8 Sirocco) will be launched in India. The launches will begin starting April and one by one these devices and 1-2 more devices will be launched in India. However, no specific dates have been revealed for the launch of the phones.
Out of these three, Nokia 6 (2018) has already been launched in China earlier this year with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The device later received Android 8.0 Oreo update as well.
To recall, Nokia 6 (2018) comes with a 5.5-inch full HD with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 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 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 now 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.
The Nokia 1 Android Go Phone is said to be launched at the upcoming MWC event. As per earlier leak, Nokia 1 could boast an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and it will come equipped with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. It is said to be powered by Snapdragon 212 chipset. It is likely to be priced at 5990 Rubbles, which roughly translate to Rs 6,550.
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The third smartphone is said to be Nokia 9 which could be announced as Nokia 8 Sirocco at MWC 2018 event. Recently, Nokia 8 Sirocco specs leaked online. Nokia 8 Sirocco will feature a 5.5-inch OLED display. It will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset which will be coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB of native storage. However, the earlier leaks reported being Snapdragon 835 chipset. It is also said that Nokia 8 Sirocco will be IP67 certified for waterproofing and dust-proofing. For the camera optics, it will reportedly feature a Zeiss certified 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel dual camera setup on the back, as well as a front-facing 5-megapixel selfie camera. It will be backed up by 3250mAh battery that will be equipped with wireless charging.
As per rumours, Nokia 8 Sirocco will cost about 5000 Yuan which will be approximately Rs 50,920.