Nokia 8 Sirocco Review, Specs and Price

Nokia has finally come up with something special, perfect and extraordinary as they recently introduced the new Nokia 8 Sirocco, a smartphone with outstanding features that you can’t resist.

Forget Samsung Galaxy S9 or Apple iPhone X, Nokia has produced something smart and better this time, though am just joking, it’s a matter of choice but trust me when I saw the features and functionalities of the Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone I was pleased and can’t wait to grab it.

Nokia 8 Sirocco

Nokia 8 Sirocco Overview

The new Nokia 8 Sirocco is 5.5″ inch curved QHD smartphone featuring 6GB Ram, 128GB internal storage memory, Android 8 Oreo operating system with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Octa-core processor, 12MP + 5MB front and back camera, 3260mAh battery capacity with wireless charging features etc.

Apart from the outstanding features, Nokia 8 Sirocco is also well designed as it looks gorgeously great, smart and attractive.

Nokia 8 Sirocco display

Nokia Sirocco powered by Android one

Android One brings a Google-designed software experience to the Nokia 8 Sirocco giving you everything you want and nothing you don’t, with a streamlined, easy to use interface and a curated set of pre-installed apps, and free, unlimited high-quality photos storage3 with Google Photos. Regular security updates and two years of OS upgrades means the Nokia 8 Sirocco with Android One stays secure and features the latest Google innovations like being optimized for the Google Assistant.

Nokia 8 Sirocco is a perfect alternative to Nokia Edge that was rumored but never officially announced or released by Nokia because they both looks great with a curved screen display.

I was not impressed with Nokia after releasing Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 8 because both of them just looks the same which is the same reason I don’t like most of the Samsung smartphones because they always look alike that you will find I difficult to differentiate their models

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With the Release of Nokia 8 Sirocco, they have shown that they are truly back in business but don’t forget about first Nokia 8, the difference now is Sirocco

Nokia 8 Sirocco Full Review

Nokia Sirocco smartphone

To know more about this smartphone we need to dig deep into the new Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone features and functionalities.

Display

Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with 5.5″ QHD pOLED Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, 3D Glass cured display which guarantees maximum viewing pleasure and fun when watching movies or playing Games.

Operating System

This smartphone is equipped with the most advanced and newest Android 8 Oreo operating system and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platform, Octa-core (4 x 2.36 GHz Kryo + 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo) processor providing you with the maximum speed you need and also gives you the opportunity to enjoy and explore more about the new Android OS.

Nokia 8 Sirocco is the fastest smartphone as said by Nokia

We’ve gone the distance to make Nokia 8 Sirocco our fastest Android™ smartphone to date. In fact, it’s one of the fastest of any smartphone on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platforms. Now that’s real speed.

Memory

When it comes to memory you should call Nokia 8 Sirocco a super high-end smartphone as comes with big 6GB Random Access Memory (RAM) and 128GB Read-only Memory (ROM) giving you all the power and storage space you will ever need in a smartphone.

Camera

Nokia Sirocco camera

Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a front selfie camera 5 MP, S.LSI 4E8, 1.4um, display flash and 12 MP Wide (2L7, 1.4um, 2PD, f/1.7, FOV 78.2″) + 13 MP Tele (3M3, 1.0um, f/2.6, FOV47.3″), dual cameras which has all it takes to make produce high-quality images and video

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Battery

Before Nokia was sold to Microsoft, they used to be the best when it comes to producing a smartphone with a sustainable strong and long-lasting battery and I guess they are now back and better as the new Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by a 3260mAh battery capacity which also allows wireless charging and fast charging ability that enables it to charge 50% in less than 30 minutes.

General Features

  • Size and type 5.5″ QHD pOLED

  • Material Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, 3D Glass

  • Size 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio

  • Color Black

  • Operating system Android Oreo

  • CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platforms, Octa-core (4 x 2.36 GHz Kryo + 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo)

  • RAM 6 GB LPPDDR 4X

  • Internal 128 GB1 USF 2.1

  • Cloud Google Drive

  • Primary cameras 12 MP Wide (2L7, 1.4um, 2PD, f/1.7, FOV 78.2″) + 13 MP Tele (3M3, 1.0um, f/2.6, FOV47.3″), dual-tone flash

  • Front-facing camera 5 MP, S.LSI 4E8, 1.4um, display flash

  • Battery Integrated 3260 mAh battery2

  • Qi Wireless Charging

  • Network speed LTE Cat 12 600 Mbps DL \ Cat13 150 Mbps(64QAM) UL

  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO)

  • Others GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS, NFC, ANT+

Pricing and Availability

Nokia 8 Sirocco was officially announced in MWC 2018 and will be ready for release in USA in April 2018 and the price is expected to be around $920 which is about 330, 000 Naira.

Where to Buy Nokia Sirocco

Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | Jumia Ghana – See Offers

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Full Specifications

Dimension 140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm
Weight
SIM Dual Nano SIM
Sensor Fingerprint sensor, ALS/PS, G-sensor, E-compass, Gyro, Hall sensor, Barometer
Type 5.5-inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Protection Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, 3D Glass
Screen Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio
Multi-Touch Yes
OS Android 8.0 Oreo (Go Edition)
GPU Adreno 540
CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platform, Octa core (4 x 2.36 GHz Kryo + 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo)
RAM 6GB RAM
Internal Storage 128GB
Card Slot No
Primary 12 MP Wide (2L7, 1.4um, 2PD, f/1.7, FOV 78.2″) + 13 MP Tele (3M3, 1.0um, f/2.6, FOV47.3″), dual-tone flash
Dual Yes
Secondary 5 MP, S.LSI 4E8, 1.4um, display flash
Dual No
Capacity 3,260 MAh, Non-Removable
Type Li-Polymer
OTG Support Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 B/G/N, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+BDS, NFC, ANT+

Network LTE Cat 12 600 Mbps DL \ Cat13 150 Mbps(64QAM) UL
Bluetooth Bluetooth® 5.0, ANT+
USB C Type
Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker & Audio Jack 3.5mm | Single speaker with Smart Amp
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Colors Black

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