Nokia launches R3,999 Nokia 6 in South Africa

Doug Carpenter
April 21, 2018

Both the Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available from large format retail stores across the country, with HMD mentioning that it would significantly expand its offline presence this year. Nokia 7 Plus will be available in two colours. There is a 10% cashback on ICICI Bank Credit and Debit Cards and a 5% off for Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card holders.

The phone also comes with 64 GB internal storage along with support to expand storage with the help of a microSD card with up to 256 GB capacity.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco and the Nokia 7 Plus. The two smartphones were unveiled globally in March and in India early this month, with the release date scheduled for April 30.

"The vivid 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 plus flawless for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment with more content in the same width as a traditional 5.5-inch display device", HMD Global said.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is an ultra-compact powerhouse, delivering storytelling features including enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics and carefully tuned acoustics with Nokia spatial audio. For Airtel prepaid customers, you get 20GB additional data every time you recharge with Rs. 199 or Rs. 349. The Nokia 7 Plus is available in colour combinations of Black/Copper and White/Copper and is priced at Rs 25,999. Besides cashback offers, there is also a 25 percent instant discount if you book your stay at domestic hotels on MakeMyTrip.

Nokia 8 Sirocco is the company's most powerful smartphone. from the company. Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835, which could be a disappointing fact considered among other top smartphones in the industry which are powered with the latest Qualcomm 845 SoC.

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 connectivity aspects in the Nokia 2 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, v4.1, A2DP, LE, micro USB 2.0, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS and dual sim. The handsome pOLED 5.5-incher features "curves on all sides", similar to Samsung's flagship handsets, fetching however a slightly more reasonable 50,000 rupees than the Galaxy S9, for instance.

Front Camera- 8 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. It is fuelled by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and 3,800 mAh battery.

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