Along with Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus, HMD Global has launched yet another Android One Smartphone named “Nokia 8 Sirocco”. Priced at 749 Euros it comes with Dual Rear Cameras, 6GB RAM and more impressive specifications. The phone comes with Glass body on both sides with slightly curved edges and minimal bezels.
Launched under Android One program, the new Nokia 8 Sirocco comes out of the box running Android 8.0 Oreo OS. It has Single & Dual SIM variants. It is also rated IP67 making it Water and Dust Resistant phone. We also get Barometer and Fingerprint sensor for better security of the device its contents. The phone sports a 5.5 inch pOLED display offering 2560×1440 pixels resolution and 700 nits brightness with sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Nokia has powered the phone with Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform accompanied by Adreno 540 GPU and 6GB DDR4X RAM making the phone good enough for faster performance and lag free multitasking. We don’t even need to worry about the storage since the phone itself carries onboard 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage memory and further supports up to 256GB microSD card for expansion.
Nokia has shown their Camera expertise with Nokai 8 Sirocco. We get a 12 Megapixel primary rear camera with 2L7 wide-angle lens, 1.4um pixel size and f/1.7 aperture along with the 13 Megapixel Secondary camera having 3M3 Telephoto lens, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, dual-tone flash and 2x optical zoom. Along with that, there’s also a 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with 1.4um pixel size for Selfie fans. Unfortunately, we don’t get any 3.5MM headphone jack. Nokia has added USB Type-C audio and 3 microphones to the device.
In terms of connectivity, Nokia 8 Sirocco supports almost all major connectivity features such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 and NFC. It is backed up with 3260mAh battery having fast charging and Qi Wireless Charging.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications:
- Android 8.0 Oreo OS
- Single & Dual SIM variants
- Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
- 5.5 inch pOLED display, sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and 700 nits brightness
- 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
- 6GB DDR4X RAM
- 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage, Expandable up to 256GB with microSD card
- 12 Megapixel primary rear camera with 2L7 wide-angle lens, 1.4um pixel size and f/1.7 aperture along with 13 Megapixel Secondary camera with 3M3 Telephoto lens, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, dual-tone flash and 2x optical zoom
- 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with 1.4um pixel size
- Water and Dust Resistant (IP67 )
- USB Type-C audio, 3 microphones
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 and NFC
- 3260mAh battery with fast charging and Qi Wireless Charging
To make the most out of your new Nokia 8 Sirocco, you must download the official Nokia PC Suite and its latest USB Drivers. Both these can be downloaded instantly from the below provided links, for free. PC suite is windows based client for your phone that helps you secure the data and information along with increasing the device’s productivity. With the help of this small tool, you can share mobile internet instantly over USB cable to PCs, you can sync all your multimedia files between phone and PC, you can Backup and Restore the phone anytime without loosing even a single file, you can backup or Sync all your important information such as emails, messages, contacts, calendar entries, appointments, etc from phone to PC and programs like MS Outlook. All these data can also be synced with major clouds like Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and more.
There are so many more such important features PC suite has. Similarly, USB Driver is must because unless the computer finds proper drivers installed, it will not detect your Nokia phone. Drivers also comes handy when it comes to Rooting or testing out any Custom ROM on your Nokia 8 Sirocco. So, get both the tools right now and make the best out of it.