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 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 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
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
To know more about this smartphone we need to dig deep into the new Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone features and functionalities.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Size and type 5.5″ QHD pOLED
Material Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, 3D Glass
Size 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio
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.
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