Nokia 8 Sirocco

by Nokia
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Review for Nokia 8 Sirocco

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is the latest flagship from HMD Global who currently owns the rights for manufacturing Nokia phones. The company did release its first Nokia branded phone back in August, 2017 (Nokia 8) and this is an upgraded version of that phone and the latest Nokia-branded flagship. There are quite a few changes in this phone so if you are interested to learn about those changes and the Nokia 8 Sirocco Dubai price, keep reading.

5.5-inch P-OLED Display

It has been a while since the smartphone market is being flooded by phones with near bezel-less display and the Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a similar design. It’s nothing groundbreaking or anything but is definitely a first for Nokia to trim down some of the bezels and offer a phone Nokia 8 Sirocco Price Dubaiwith 81.1% screen-to-body ratio. The big 5.5-inch screen will be showing 2560 x 1440 pixels in 16:9 aspect ratio and 534ppi of pixel density. According to HMD Global, they focused on a design that’s good for everyday life and it’s ‘craftsmanship for real life’. Both the back and front side is covered with Gorilla Glass 5 and the stainless-steel frame adds a nice touch to it. This phone is also IP67 certified for dust and water resistance. We will have to wait for the Nokia 8 Sirocco release date UAE to find out if this phone will be available in other any other color except black. For those of you who are in the market for a bigger phone, there is the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Dual 12-Megapixel Rear Cameras

It has been a while since we saw any great camera focused phone from Nokia but that can change with the Nokia 8 Sirocco. This phone will be here with two 12-megapixel cameras. The wide-angle one is a 12-megapixel camera with f/1.75 aperture and OIS. It can ensure sharp and clear pictures thanks to Carl Zeiss optics and 2x optical zoom. The other one is also a 12-megapixel camera with f/2.6 aperture. It will be capable of capturing 4K videos at 30fps. Surprisingly, the front camera is only a 5-megapixel one which is not something you would expect Nokia 8 Sirocco Price Dubaito see in a latest flagship phones. We will be able to find out more about the quality of these cameras after the Nokia 8 Sirocco release date UAE. However, if you are eager to get a good camera phone right away, there is the Google Pixel 2 XL and iPhone X you can check out.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor

Although the Nokia 8 Sirocco is a new flagship phone that will be released in the first quarter of 2018, it will be packing a year-old Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor. While an old processor may not be a big of a deal to some people, it is definitely something to worry about when you think of the Nokia 8 Sirocco Dubai price. Other notable features of this phone are: Nokia OZO audio with 3 mics for high quality audio recording, 6GB of RAM, 128GB built-in storage, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, 3260mAh Li-Ion battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support. There is no dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack on the phone but the phone will include a USB-C wired headset.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Dubai Price

The Nokia 8 Sirocco will be quite expensive considering the specs inside and will be available for about AED 2900 . The Nokia 8 Sirocco release date UAE is expected sometimes in April, 2018.

Things we loved about the Nokia 8 Sirocco:

  • Attractive design with big display
  • Slightly bigger battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support
  • Great rear camera

Things we didn’t like about this phone:

  • Packing an old processor unlike most of the upcoming high-end phones
  • No standard 3.5mm headphone jack port
  • Quite expensive for a high-end phone with old processor

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Ratings for Nokia 8 Sirocco

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