Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 First Impressions

Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 First Impressions

In mid-2016, Microsoft sold the manufacturing, distribution and sales rights of Nokia phones to HMD Global and Foxconn - the leader in smartphone manufacturing, also manufactures iPhone for Apple. And if a full-screen display is what you really want then the Nokia 7 Plus is the one to go for.

Processor: 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU. The internal storage capacity of the device is 32GB which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. On the front, the smartphone has a 5-megapixel fixed-focus sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels. There is also a rear finger-print sensor with 3800 mAh battery support. The handset will support Qi fast wireless charging, said to offer 60 per cent charge in 30 minutes.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco runs Android 8.0 Oreo and sports a 5.5-inch QHD (1440x2560 pixels) pOLED display with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.

Nokia 8 Sirocco runs Android 8.0 Oreo has premium features like enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics and tuned acoustics with Nokia spatial audio. It must be noted that Nokia 9 will be featuring ZEISS-branded triple-lens camera setup which would be technically superior as compared to the Leica lens used in Huawei phones. Concerning design, the phone may feature an 18-karat gold finish on the rear panel.

Some of the specs include a Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8GB of RAM, Gorilla Glass 5, a triple camera setup, an IP68 rating, and an in-glass fingerprint reader. The battery is said to be a 3,900mAh one that could give a standby time of 565 hours and talk time of up to 24 hours.

Nokia 6 sports a 16-megapixels rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual tone LED Flash, on the front is an 8-megapixel camera.




All the three phones have Face Unlock, Pro camera mode and AI imaging abilities.

Network choices on Nokia 9 incorporate Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/air conditioning, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, Glonass, USB Type-C, and NFC.

It is also worth saying that the phone's back side is slightly curved, on the sides, while a 3.5mm headphone jack sits on the top of the device. It is just 2mm thin at the edge and has smaller bezels and moulded body curves to create an ultra-compact profile. The Zeiss-powered dual rear cameras click some good photos and being an Android One smartphone, means that you will get timely updates.

The third device, Nokia 6 (2018), will be available for Rs 16,999 and consumers can buy the devices from April 6. At the launch event in New Delhi, HMD Global also announced the launch of the Nokia Mobile Shop - the company's online store for India. Lastly, the Nokia 8 Sirocco will retail for Rs 49,999.

The phone will be available in black/copper and white/copper colour combinations. "The designer opted to call this phone the 'Nokia X", which is an imaginary smartphone at this point.

Lastly, HMD Global announced its first 2018 flagship smartphone- the Nokia 8 Sirocco. Delivery of this phone will begin from 30th April. Company recently launched Nokia 1 smartphone in India and with the launch of three new smartphones, the company hopes to gain some traction in the highly competitive smartphone market in India. There's additional 5% cashback for ICICI Bank customers along with no-cost EMI option. Airtel customers will also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018.

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