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Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus, Features

Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus


Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus were launched by HMD Global in Delhi, India. It wasn’t there first appearance, as in February, both the phones were showcased at the Mobile World Congress 2018. Nokia 8 Sirocco stands out to be the best offer, so far, by HMD Global. One can expect Nokia 7 Plus to be in a price segment, which is comparatively in the mid-range phones.

Pre-bookings for both the phones started off before April 20, this year. Nokia 8 Sirocco is priced at 49, 999 rupees, while Nokia 7 Plus is available at 25,999 rupees. These phones will be available online as well as offline. Buyers can check Nokia Mobile Shop online, and Nokia outlets offline. Amazon India will be a primary seller of Nokia 7 Plus. Cash back facility is offered by the brand on both Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus.

Nokia 8 Sirocco is the flagship smart phone launched by the company much thought has been given over in designing it. In comparison to Nokia 8, that was launched last year, this version has pointers to surprise buyers. Front of the phone has glass, while the back has stainless steel frame, that gives a chic look to the phone. The phone has a 5.5-inch pOLED Quad HD, along with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Gorilla Glass 5 covers the display of the phone. Snapdragon 835 processor pairs up with a RAM of 6GB and a non-expandable storage of 128 GB. If one is thinking about the battery, it’s a 3250mAh, supporting a wireless Qi standard changing.

Nokia 7 Plus can easily be identified as an updated version of the previous Nokia 7. With a screen size of 6-inch, Full HD+ panel, Gorilla Glass protected, the phone is a smart choice. What adds to these features is that the phone has been crafted out of a single Series of 600 aluminium block. The frame and bordering of the camera has copper accents that make the phone stand out from the rest. Snapdragon 660 processor along with a RAM of 64GB and an expandable memory up to 256GB makes a decent combination. A 3,800mAh battery well supports the brand’s promise of lasting for two days involving mixed use of the gadget. The battery also will be able to generate fast charging capabilities. Face unlock feature is very much there in Nokia 7 Plus. AI infused characteristics reveal the phone’s ability to change light conditions as well as addition of masks.

Coming to the similarities between the two phones, both of them has dual rear cameras that are supported by ZIESS-brand. One would get a primary sensor of 12MP and a secondary sensor of 13MP that benefits a 2X optical zooming feature. OZO Audio supports both the phones, thereby allowing a 360 degree audio recording with Bothie, which allows both the rear and front cameras to take pictures at a time. Both the phones run on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box.

Nokia has been trying to make a strong comeback with their new range of smart phones. It is trying to create a strong impact on the presence of their channel in India. The brand has planned to particularly focus on the online marketplace, which they still think is lagging behind. Nokia Mobile Shop, in India, poses to be their flagship.

By Raina Kushary (Senior Content Developer and Research Analyst @ Travarsa)


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