Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications, Price and Release Date

Looking at the Nokia 8 Sirocco technically, you will discover that the phone is a more premium version of the Nokia 8. But in reality, it is much closer to a new phone entirely. To give you an insight of what the Nokia 8 Sirocco is all about, take a look at its full specifications and features. You will also find the price and the release date from when the phone will be available for purchase.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications, Price and Release Date

Nokia 8 Sirocco Features

Whereas the Nokia 8 has a 16:9, 5.3 inch LCD of QHD resolution, the Nokia 8 Sirocco came with a 16:9, 5.5 inch QHD p-OLED display. The chipset is still a Snapdragon 835 coupled with a massive 6GB or RAM.

Also read: Nokia 3310 4G Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

The Nokia 8 Sirocco did not come with the aluminum back used in the Nokia 8, but instead it has a Gorilla Glass 5 in both front and back. The frame in-between is stainless steel. All thanks to the use of glass on the back, the Nokia 8 Sirocco supports Qi Wireless Charging.

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The Nokia 8 Sirocco has an IP67 water and dust resistant rating, compared to the IP54 splash resistant of the Nokia 8. With this, you will agree that it is total upgrade.

Finally, there is a complete overhaul in the dual camera system. The Nokia 8 Sirocco now uses the same 12MP regular and 12MP wide camera just like that of the Nokia 7 Plus I discussed about in my previous post.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications

NETWORK

TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
 CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
GPRSYes
EDGEYes

 

LAUNCH

Announced2018, February
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, April

 

BODY

Dimensions140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm (5.55 x 2.87 x 0.30 in)
Weight
BuildFront/back Gorilla Glass 5, stainless steel frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 – IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
– Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

 

DISPLAY

TypeP-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~81.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~534 ppi density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
 – Always-on display

 

PLATFORM

OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPUOcta-core (4×2.5 GHz Kryo& 4×1.8 GHz Kryo)
GPUAdreno 540

 

MEMORY

Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal128 GB, 6 GB RAM

 

CAMERA

PrimaryDual: 12 MP (f/1.75, 1.4 µm, OIS) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0 µm), dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Secondary5 MP (f/2.0, 1.4 µm), 1080p

 

SOUND

Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
 – 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Nokia OZO audio with 3 mics
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

 

FEATURES

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
 – Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0)
– Wireless charging (Qi)
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– ANT+ support
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY

 Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery
Stand-byUp to 495 h (3G)
Talk timeUp to 22 h (3G)
Music playUp to 11 h

 

MISC

ColorsBlack
PriceAbout 750 EUR

Nokia 8 Sirocco Release Date

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is expected to be released in the month of April 2018 and made available for purchase. Be rest assured to get the update you need concerning that on this spot.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Price

The Nokia 8 Sirocco Price is expected to start from €749 and it will be available for purchase once it is released.

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