Nokia 8 Sirocco FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers

Desiree Steele
April 8, 2018

Display: 5.5 inches (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Stick with us to find out in detail in our upcoming review.

Priced at Rs 49,999, Nokia 8 Sirocco is the most premium phone from the HMD stable and will compete in the category that includes flagship devices from Samsung and Apple.

Question: Can 4K videos be played on Nokia 8 Sirocco? The smartphone is priced at Rs. 25,999 in the country. A Type-C USB port sits on the bottom of the device, and the designer envisioned a 5.7-inch display for this smartphone. Well, the built quality looked and felt very durable. The smartphone comes with a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160) IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass and a peak brightness rating of 500-nits.

Elsewhere, the handset features a 16MP primary camera with Zeiss optics. The smartphone also offers face unlock and artificial intelligence features like the ability to add masks to selfies. Even at that time, the phone's specs were leaked by several sources. We will do a detailed review of the device in the coming week to find out how the device performs in various light situations.


Camera: 12 MP primary rear camera with 2L7 wide-angle lens, 1.4um pixel size, f/1.7 aperture + 13 MP secondary camera with 3M3 Telephoto lens, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, dual-tone flash, 2x optical zoom and 5MP front-facing camera with 1.4um pixel size. The Nokia 7 Plus is placed slightly higher up in the mid-range segment and is arguably the most important phone for the company among the three. All these cameras are made by Carl Zeiss optics.

The smartphone supports Bothie mode, in which a user can shoot with both the front and rear cameras.

The Sirocco is only available in Black colour. Sadly, no OIS. It also sports a 16MP selfie camera. The combination of Xenon and LED flash will ensure that you get a flashlight as well as a powerful camera flash.

The Nokia phones are being manufactured 100 per cent in India (by Foxconn at Sri City, Andhra Pradesh) and therefore, there is no impact of the latest 10 per cent import duty on printed circuit boards by the government, Rantala said.


"Being part of the Android One family, these Nokia smartphones further emphasize our strong commitment to pure, secure and up-to-date Android", said Pranav Shroff, Director, Global Portfolio Strategy and Planning, HMD Global. Also, all the three smartphones are machined out of series 6000 Aluminium.

It is unknown whether the smartphone is a fingerprint scanner, but it is known that the gadget will work on latest version of Android. It's the same case this year, all of its devices run on Google's stock android. It has 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage with option to expand storage up to 256GB with microSD. It has a 3,800mAh battery that comes with fast charging capabilities.

Moving on, the Nokia 7 Plus Android One has Snapdragon 660 SoC under the hood running the show that's mated to 4 GB of RAM. Firing up the preloaded apps was not a fuss and the apps fired up pretty fast.

Nokia 6 (2018): It is the updated version of the handset launched a year ago.


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