Nokia 8 Sirocco: A Top-of-the-Line Flagship Phone from Nokia
Nokia has been a popular smartphone brand for basic phones like the 3310. But with its all-new Sirocco phone, it might improve the company’s reputation in the smartphone arena when it comes to manufacturing flagship devices, as it comes with premium features including a top-of-the-line screen and camera. Here is a rundown of Nokia 8 Sirocco price, release date, and specifications.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Price and Release Date
The Nokia 8 Sirocco is expected to hit the store shelves in April 2018 and comes with an estimated price at around P48,000.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Design
Since the Sirocco is currently Nokia’s biggest flagship, it didn’t retain the design language that can be found in the company’s current range of handsets. It comes with a glass chassis which oozes a combination of futuristic looks and elegance. Its glossy finish on the back and the polished edges of the screen will remind you of the Samsung Galaxy S8. This Nokia smartphone also offers a great feel in the hand, with premium looks that justify its lofty price. Other design features on the Sirocco that you will love include dust and water resistance, which will allow it to withstand immersion in water up to 1 meter.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Camera
Zeiss, a globally-renowned optics manufacturer, helped develop Nokia 8 Sirocco’s dual cameras. It comes with a 12 MP and 13 MP sensor unit at the back, the latter allows you take images with a Bokeh effect or background blur. There’s also a Live Bokeh mode that enables you to tweak the level of blur with results that automatically display on screen. Therefore, you already set up a picture with a Bokeh effect before pressing the shutter key. Furthermore, you’ll get a 5-MP sensor unit on the Sirocco’s front panel which offers decent video calls and selfies.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Performance
With the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, the Nokia 8 Sirocco holds plenty of power under its hood. It runs on 8 cores which are clocked at 2.36 GHz and 1.9 GHz, ensuring that the device can operate at optimal speeds regardless of the type of application. This speedy processor is coupled with a 6 GB of RAM so the 8 Sirocco can operate any task you throw at it. The Nokia 8 Sirocco also comes with an Android 8.0 Oreo onboard which is packed with UI improvements, making sure that you can navigate through the interface with no issues.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Battery
Aside from powerful internals, the Nokia 8 Sirocco houses a 3,260-mAh battery which can last a full day on a single charge. It also has a Qi wireless charging feature on board, saving you the trouble of hooking up charging cord to the device’s charging port.